Steve Hill – Music News
I noticed Steve final 12 months, supporting Wishbone Ash, and this album represents simply what I noticed that evening. He sings with a tough edged baritone and performs some beautiful guitar, each slide and picked. He additionally performs drums higher than most drummers I’ve heard shortly.
Musically that is some rattling high quality Blues/rock, loaded with spirit and coronary heart. He doesn’t try to faux something so the guitar and drums are completely in sync and listening to a observe resembling ‘The Collector’ you possibly can hear the best way he builds a music from a high quality piece of slide and including the drums to create a multi-layered sound that stands up even with out his vocal, He progressively builds the pace and the affect of the music and it leaves you breathless listening to it.
“I wanted to capture a live album that featured all the energy of my live shows,” says Steve. There are not any overdubs on this reside album… I play all the things myself in actual time. There are not any tapes or loops. What you hear is what you get.”
The songs all rise up, be they rockers resembling ‘Damned’ or gradual burning Blues like ‘The Ballad of Johnny Wabo’ or the semi-acoustic ‘Emily’. The solely cowl on the album is a killer model of ‘Voodoo Child (Slight Return)’ with a burning guitar line and beautiful solo.
Steve Hill is enjoying some rattling high quality Blues and rock. Looking ahead to seeing him with Danny Bryant subsequent Wednesday
Publish Date: 2018-05-07 12:41:00