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On their second studio album Blues Arcadia have augmented their signature "dirty soul" sound with fresh forays into funk and jazz, while never straying too far from their grounding in the blues. Engineered and co-produced by Jeff Lovejoy (Powderfinger, Tex Perkins, Resin Dogs) Now Or Never is about what's made this band an irresistible attraction both live and on record.
Release date: 14/02/23
A stunning document of Blues Arcadia’s first performance since the world went into lockdown in 2020. It also marks the first full band show since the Royal Mail Hotel Goodna in Queensland, the only Australian venue to receive an award from the Blues Foundation in Memphis, reopened in October 2020.
Release date: 27/11/20
"Enough chemistry for a lab explosion"
"An electrifying and eclectic set of original compositions"
WEEKEND AUSTRALIAN REVIEW
Release date: 01/03/2019
Special limited-edition 7" vinyl pressing of new single 'Remedy' with exclusive B-side track 'Bad Boogaloo'.
Recorded entirely live using analogue tape and digital equipment and mixed at the Barn Recording Studios in Laidley, Queensland by Steve Robin, and mastered by Leon Zervos (Santana, Black Crows, Powderfinger) at Studio 301 Sydney. Printed on blood red vinyl, complete with a digital download code.
150 copies only, no further pressings.
BLUES ARCADIA - Blues Arcadia EP
released November 2016
"An eclectic blues recording that combines a broad palette of colours and textures harnessing the powerful energy of old-school Stax and Motown Soul/R&B." - RHYTHMS Magazine
"Listening to the seven tracks that make up this EP, you feel you’re in good hands.... it’s heaven." - SoundsOfOz.com
A remarkably assured debut...damn good songwriting across a range of styles, allied to some quality musicianship from all concerned" - Iain Cameron, Blues Matters Magazine