Tuesday, January 22, 2019

September Reviews

The "Breakfast in September" album has been reviewed in the Muusika magazine and the Rada7 webzine, the latter review also covering the "Sawmill Roots Orchestra" CD.

In Muusika, Meelis Hainsoo describes the album as "blues from the banks of the Mother River, with roots firmly attached to where it all started", whereas in his Rada7 piece, Aimar Ventsel writes: "If this music was playing on the radio, no one would believe it was made somewhere in Estonia. /.../ There's a certain heaviness and angularity and a touch of punk rock to the guitar playing. /.../ This isn't music for people who are quite right in the head."

Monday, January 21, 2019

Bluusikuu Videos: Roots, Piik & Wilson

Below are three clips filmed by Randal Randoja at the Tartu Piblic Library concert on January 16 - the exhibition on 15 years of Tartu Blues Society will remain open at the music department there until February 16. If not before, Roots, Piik & Wilson will return for the Undergound Blues Festival in Põlva on April 26; meanwhile, Andres Roots has solo shows coming up at the Blue Icicle Festival in Pärnu on February 1 at the Pärnu Yacht Club and at another Tartu Bluusikuu event at the Kolm Tilli restaurant in Tartu...