MARCH 2020 UPDATE DURING THESE VERY DIFFICULT TIMES, LIKE MOST MUSICIANS, I HAVE HAD TO CANCEL/POSTPONE ALL GIGS FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE. IF YOU FEEL YOU WOULD LIKE TO SUPPORT ME PLEASE FIND THE LINKS BELOW TO MY 'BUY ME A COFFEE' PAGE AND MY PAYPAL. ALL DONATIONS ARE MUCH APPRECIATED! THANKS, ATX
“Alex Taylor is a genius with a loop pedal… and his voice is stunning” – Metro
Singer songwriter and multi-instrumental loop pedal artist, Alex Taylor is a troubadour of World-class standing, already compared by reviewers to the likes of Bill Withers, John Martyn and Jeff Buckley to name but a few true greats.
His unique style splices elements of soul, nu-folk and electronica, with his “Dynamic solo shows… using pedals and loops to create a wall of sound” – Maverick Magazine ****
A festival favourite, Alex headlined the BBC Stage at Bristol Harbour Fest, and has played many other stages including Cambridge Folk and Cheltenham Jazz Festivals, with previous support slots for Stu Larsen, Roachford, Jack Savoretti.
New EP up on Spotify & a brand new album set for later this year!
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Can’t Make it Alone (Live at Aardman Studios)
Wishing on those stars
Goodbye On The Beach (Live at The Fringe, Bristol)
Stranger (Live at Aardman Studios)
Cocoon (Stu Larsen Cover)
Can’t Make it Alone (Live at Sofar Sounds)
Fire To Feed
Buckley-esque singer songwriter"
“A singer-songwriter of rare intensity... Echoes of Bill Withers' jazzy folky soul"
"Alex Taylor is a genius with a loop pedal...
and his voice is stunning"
“Dynamic solo shows, using pedals and loops to create a wall of sound"
Maverick Magazine ****
“The burnished baritone... who sounds like a calmer, more soulful Sting"
The Guardian ****
“Sings his own lyrics with a technical polish and an affecting, unaffected sincerity...
Irish Times ****
...that puts him in a category alongside contemporary male vocalists such as Theo Bleckmann & Kurt Elling"
Irish Times ****
“An intriguing mix which... elevates the songs above the usual singer-songwriter fare"
Acoustic Magazine ****
“Alex Taylor is One to Watch... if you like John Martyn, you may well love this guy"
Blues & Soul Magazine
“Taylor's debut LP displays quality songcraft... as well as John Martynesque jazz inflections"
"Taylor throws the kind of twistedly beautiful shapes on acoustic guitar that recall John Martyn...
...while his voice is a scratchy, committed thing
that can walk across a falsetto tightrope with poise...
...or howl like a wounded animal.
An Impressive introduction"