Review: John Mayer – ‘Paradise Valley’

‘Paradise Valley’Out Now By Alle Royale There are American artists, huge stars in the States, that, no matter what, seem like they are never going to appeal to the Europeans; the first example coming to mind is Dave Matthews, the second one is John Mayer. The young guitar slinger, pop chansonnier, Grammy winner, gossip columns favourite,…

Chris Leigh Could Save Country Music

By Walter PriceWhere has this man making the old-school honky tonk country music sounds with all the flavors of rockabilly been hiding? The answer, nowhere.  Chris Leigh (and The Broken Hearts) have a new album Broken Hearted Friends and it is a downright jewel! When you think about what is being offered up as country music these…

Things You Can Buy Today 01 October 2013

John David Kent‘Before The Sun Comes UP’ Looks like a great album buying day ahead of us…Album Release Links: John David Kent – ‘Before The Sun Comes Up’ “This album is 100% pure good times. From the rockin’ opening track “Country Twang” to “Free To Drive” and the title song “Before the Sun Comes Up”,…

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Your Top 5 GTC Stories for 25 September 2013

Happy Wednesday Friends Of The GTC!What a very interesting and active couple of days we have had over here. UK rockers Ten Benson‘s first interview before they stage a huge comeback is making waves like we haven’t really seen before and Scott Matthew fans and new converts are keeping his name & interview in the spotlight! Everyone is a winner…

Deer Tick Have A Win!

‘Negativity’ Out In Most Places By Walter PriceHoly sweeping arrangements Deer Tick!I bet Ray Charles is up in music heaven smiling a huge smile while listening to this album…I’ve given the new Deer Tick album ‘Negativity’ a good listen today and what a superb work it is. Absolutely the most mature and well organized of the bands five full…

Things You Can Buy Today 24 September 2013

Mazzy Star – ‘Seasons Of Your Day’OUT NOW Albums You Could Buy Today!Release Links Mazzy Star – ‘Seasons Of Your Day’ “Seasons of Your Day was recorded by the original Mazzy Star lineup, co-written and co-produced by Hope Sandoval and David Roback in California and Norway. It features contributions from the late Bert Jansch and…

Live Attraction: Barenaked Ladies!!!

‘Grinning Streak’Out Now Ah, who doesn’t love intelligent, honest and humorous lyrics backed up with immaculate, good vibe producing and boogie drivin’ tracks….The reason I ask this, more than appropriate, question is that the Barenaked Ladies have exactly what we’re all looking for! Their recently released Grinning Streak delivers on all those points and several more for good measure. They wanted…

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Your Top Ten GTC Stories For The Week 16 – 22 September

‘Volume III- Hell’s Likely’Out Now Happy Monday! Another great week here at The GTC. We saw a ton of killer Rock N’ Roll this week and some surprise chart champions slip a bit.You really can never tell what is going to happen..What we can do, is tell all of you THANK YOU for stopping by…

Stoney LaRue: Red Dirt King

‘Velvet’ Out Now There are a lot of things one could say about Texas Red Dirt king Stoney LaRue. We’ll tell you that this singer/songwriter and master of the touring circuit is one of the most consistent artists working today. By this I mean, when he does something he does it for real, no half-assed attempt to make a few bucks…

The New Roses Have The Rock!

‘Without A Trace’Out Now You would like to think that if you, almost instantly, could tell a band’s influences they could be considered a glorified cover band of sorts. We know of a stellar band called The New Roses that will destroy such notions after one listen to their recently released, rocktastic, debut album Without A Trace! …