New Album: Bonnie Raitt – Slipstream

New Album: Bonnie Raitt – Slipstream

With the release of her nineteenth album, Slipstream (out on Proper Records on the 2nd April), Bonnie Raitt is starting anew. The album marks her return to studio recording after seven years; it delivers some of the most surprising and rewarding music of her remarkable career, thanks in part to some experimental sessions with celebrated …

New Album: Nanci Griffith – Intersection

New Album: Nanci Griffith – Intersection

Nanci Griffith releases her brand new studio album ‘Intersection’ on the 20th February via Proper Records. “It’s emotional for me, and it’s personal, and it makes my heart pound, thinking I’m going to be totally exposed here,” says Nanci Griffith, the Grammy-winning singer-songwriter and Americana Music Association Lifetime Achievement Award winner. Intersection is not an …

Propermusic Podcast from Chris Barber

Propermusic Podcast from Chris Barber

Episode 12 of Propermusic.com’s new series of weekly podcasts see’s Chris Barber – ‘the Great-Grandfather of British Rock’ takling to Trevor Dann about the fifties Trad Jazz boom, why he took up the trombone, and what it was like performing with Brownie McGhee, Mark Knopfler, Ottilie Patterson, Keith Emerson and Van Morrison among many others. …