Tag Archives: Manhaton Records

Mike Vernon Steps Beyond the Blues Horizon

Legendary record producer Mike Vernon is stepping up to the microphone as Mike Vernon & The Mighty Combo line up a series of dates throughout Europe from now until October with the release of their debut album Beyond the Blue Horizon due on September 7th through Manhaton Records. Best known as the founder of the Blue Horizon record label, in 2013, he ...

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Sari Schorr & The Engine Room – A Force Of Nature

The lady sings the blues, and then she rocks. The too obvious comparison is Janis Joplin (sometimes I wonder how many people have actually ever heard the 60s icon). Whereas if we’re talking tonal range and a female vocalist of past pedigree we might opt more towards Grace Slick wail and Maggie Bell’s roar, she’s also in a similar range ...

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King King reveals plans for live album

Setting the mood for their second UK tour this year, King King – will be releasing their first ever live album, with the aptly named King King Live, on Friday 21st October through Manhaton Records. Available as a deluxe edition 3 disc set King King Live will include two CDs of the band’s sold sold-out hometown concert at O2 ABC in Glasgow on 14th May this year plus ...

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Review: Ben Poole – Time Has Come

‘Square-jawed but vulnerable’, implies the cover photo for Ben Poole’s new studio album Time Has Come. Well that’ll pull a much more attractive audience than the sweaty-faced, pot-bellied codgers usually trying to look cool at most blues-rock gigs. ‘Lying To Me’ is a hard chorded strut with some twinkly lead, a fat organ entering the sound warmly as it will throughout the ...

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Review: Stevie Nimmo – Sky Won’t Fall

A wave of feedback gives way to a strident mid-paced Bad Company-styled statement of intent, then, as you listen a little deeper, you’ll find there’s less machismo present in this deep, resonating voice as it proclaims a love that’s determined to be true on opening track ‘Chains Of Hope’. The steady chugging rock ’n’ blues ride of ‘Roll The Dice ...

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King King February/March 2015 UK Tour

Multi-award winning British blues band King King have confirmed a nationwide 18 date UK tour beginning in February 2015 with special guest Laurence Jones. The tour will feature new songs from their forthcoming new album ‘Reaching For The Light‘ that is being released on May 5th through Manhaton Records. It follows in the wake of what has been a highly successful 2014 for ...

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