Billy Kemp was the Billy in acclaimed Appalachian duo Jeni & Billy,
he now has his own solo album and on tour in support. The Medicine Shows Rob Ellen caught up with him on October 18 2017 at The Dancing Dog Saloon deep near Sittingbourne Kent
Slack Bird in The Medicine Show Radio Moose Mobile at Scottish Anarcho Folk Festival 2017 June 17 2017
Slack Bird are Dave Klas & Susanna Leppänen from Finland, they purvey banjo driven folk punk across this continent. Rob Ellen finds out…Continue
Ray McCartney is a Scottish one man music industry, aka Ramisco…Continue
Edgar Road are from the proud Moray city of Elgin they play harmony alt-rock in many textures and layers, they broke it all down to fit tightly but comfortably in The Medicine Show Moose Mobile at XpoNorth In Inverness 8th June 2017.
Rob Ellen asks them about Elgin, the EP and the upcoming…Continue
Eugene Twist hails from Glasgow and brings music and songs of great depth, conscientiousness and diversity , Rob Ellen from the Medicine Show invited him for cocktails in The Moose Mobile at ExpoNorth in Inverness 8 June 2017.
We get 2 songs and some…Continue
“David Starr has a voice you will never forget. His music is authentic, his songs are honest, full of emotion and truth. His new EP, The…Continue
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You could say Brian Langlinais’ new recording, Right Hand Road, was birthed by an ice storm, but that would be getting ahead of the story.
Long before that weather event, the album’s roots ran from sea to sea along…
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I See Hawks In L.A. have been a popular fixture on The Californian music scene for over a decade now. Statesmen of the Highland Park Music Scene in particular! I caught up with Paul Lacques at his Highland Park home and the band at their Tuesday night residency at the LA hotspot venue The Hi Hat and they introduce me to The Coals and…Continue
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On Americana Music Show #330, Lucy & Wayne from Hymn For Her play tracks from Drive Til U Die and talk about recording in an airstream, their inter-generational song, and where to get free coffee on the road.…Continue
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On Americana Music Show #329, Peter Davies and Gabi Monk of the Good Intentions play three tracks from The Long Unbroken Line and talk about their songwriting, the appeal of Americana in the UK, and joy of house concerts.
On Americana Music Show #313, Sara Watkins plays tracks from Young In All The Wrong Ways and talks about her solo work, maturing as a songwriter, and the videos she’s making to support the album.
This week I’ve got the new live Dale…Continue
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On Americana Music Show #312, Hayes Carll plays tracks from Lovers and Leavers and talks about writing for this phase of his life, his recent Merle Haggard cover, and his run in with Townes Van Zandt fans.
Also this week I’ve got that new Michael Rank album and the new Boo Ray country rock album Plus there’s more of that Eli Paperboy Reed album, the awesome blues album from Lonesome Shack, another track from that Bonnie Bishop soul album, some John Doe & The Sadies, Mudcrutch, Wild Ponies, Tony Joe White, and Colvin & Earle.
On Americana Music Show #309, Bill Mallonee plays tracks from Slow Trauma and talks about his Vigilantes of Love days, living in the wilds of New Mexico, and the challenges of writing an album about death.
Also on this episode, I’ve got another track from that Bonnie Bishop soul album, a sneak peek at the upcoming Loveless album, new music from the Royal SOuthern Brotherhood, Lonesome Shack, Felice Brothers, and a classic Howlin’ Wolf track.
Lu Edmonds talks to me about PIL (prior to their Inverness show at The Iron Works) touring The Highlands (28 years ago and 2 years ago with The Mekons) the importance of political satire and radicalism, generally we just catch up.
Russell deCarle (and the boys) are old school, real players and singers. They do things right, true professionals and at the same time great entertainers!
Weather it covering songs by the likes of by the likes of the Inkspots, Diana Shore or Hank Snow or self pened classics in the making crooner deCarle recently took the UK by storm on his first tour in 45 years on the road.
"A spot of yodelling when added to his already exemplary vocals exploits placed an icing on the cake, and it wasn’t the only layer such the virtues of the music by them". Mauris Hope on the Newcast gig for FSR - More here…
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On Americana Music Show #295, Eric Ambel plays tracks from Lakeside and talks about working with Jimbo Mathus, why the album is vinyl only, and the new Cowboy Technical studios.…Continue
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On Americana Music Show #293, Beverly “Guitar” Watkins plays tracks from Back In Business and tells the story of how she learned music, playing with Piano Red in the 50’s and her “Red Mama.”
Also this week, I’m excited to…Continue
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On Americana Music Show #291, R.B. Stone plays tracks from Some Call It Freedom and talks about how he learned to play guitar on a ranch in Colorado and about his songwriting philosophy.
On this week’s episode I’ve got the new…Continue
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On Americana Music Show #289, Grant-Lee Phillips joins Calvin live in the WHUP studios to play tracks from his new album, The Narrows and tells the stories behind the new songs.
Also on this week’s episode, I’m happy to…Continue
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On Americana Music Show #287, Kevin Russell (Shinyribs) plays tracks from Okra Candy and talks about Gruene Hall, expanding his band, food porn, and his dangerous dance numbers.…Continue
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This week's show features studio guest Champion Doug Veitch, and a finer guest you could not wish for. In between Doug and Nick Mortimore reminiscing about music pubs in London in bygone days, we managed to squeeze in some great tracks - Cam Penner to Juliette Greco, Boxcar Boys to Blue Rose Code. Find us at:
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On Americana Music Show #284, Edward David Anderson plays tracks from Lower Alabama: The Loxley Sessions, & talks about working with Anthony Crawford, getting sentimental, and life on the Gulf Coast.
Also on this episode a…Continue
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This week’s on the Medicine Show Radio Health & Happiness Hour - a session from Andy Gunn, Vikki Kitson & Fraser McLean ft. tour Cam Penner, ft House Concert Hub artist David Starr ft. album Jurra from The Mekons & Robbie Fulks, with classic music from Eddie…Continue
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On Americana Music Show #277, Chad Elliott plays tracks from Wreck And Ruin and talks about how he finds the time to work on his songs and his art and how Lyle Lovett saved his Mom.
Also on this episode, I’ve got the new country…Continue
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