Friday, November 30, 2012

One Foot In New Orleans...

There's a really cool review of "Electric Dixieland" in the current issue of Blues In Britain magazine, by Mick Rainsford: 

"...Sure to garner plenty of attention...a quirky instrumental set that melds traditional blues with dashes of Hawaiian, Western Swing and, of course, Dixie...evocative slide and "marching" drums conjure up a vision of Tampa Red with one foot in New Orleans and the other in a laidback 'horizontal' Elmore James replete with flashes of Robert Nighthawk and Kokomo Arnold...spiced with the spirit of Hound Dog Taylor...hypnotic North Mississippi Hill Country feel replete with quirky Sumlinesque guitar and Spam-styled drumming..."

All we can say is WOW. And yes, there'll be another EP coming early next year... ;) 

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Roundabout Goes Finland

The January 2013 Finnish tour schedule has been finalized:

January 23rd (trio) - Shipyard Club, Helsinki + MOduo
January 24th (trio) - Bar Mendocino, Helsinki
January 25th (trio) - Pikku-Torre, Turku
January 26th (quartet) - Blackpool, Järvenpää + El Trio

Right before the trip, on January 17th, the Roundabout trio will also appear at Illegaard in Tartu, Estonia!

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

2013 News

It's been a while since the last post, but that doesn't mean we wouldn't have been busy: the January 2013 Roundabout tour of Finland and the March/April Muddy Waters' 100th birthday celebration tour of Finland and Estonia with Ismo Haavisto are shaping up nicely - check out the confirmed dates on the gigs page, gaps to be filled in soon. There's also several recording projects in the works, but it's still too early to reveal more - except that you can expect to be hearing some new music regularly from December onwards ;)

Liverpool - photo by Martin Eessalu.