Steve rocks the boat

• THE ill skills of bluesman Seasick Steve are showcased on his new album, the fantastic I Started Out With Nothing And I’ve Still Got Most Of It Left.
The guitarist’s major label debut and follow-up to breakthough LP Dog House Music sees the Californian, real name Steve Wold, performing alongside Nick Cave and KT Tunstall.
• Folk singer songwriter Emily Jane White releases her debut album Dark Undercoat on October 20.
The San Franciscan’s first LP. a fragile acoustic collection, is backed up by a European tour during October and November – log on to http://www.emilyjanewhite.com for more information.
• Diving into the charts with a new single are The Submarines.
You Me And Bourgeoisie is a blend of indie guitar and electronic beats taken from forthcoming album Honeysuckle Weeks.
• Welsh one-man wonder Rod Thomas has released a new single, Same Old Lines.
The lo-fi folk-pop singer’s new song is a ukelele-led anthem of a track.
• Fledgling star Sam Isaac’s new single, Sticker Star And Tape is out now.
The single from the singer, who was asked to play the BBC Electric Proms whilst still unsigned, is the first taster from 2009 album Bears.
• Get Well Soon are in rude health, having announced a series of headline shows inclusing a visit to Nottingham’s Bodega.
The group is the musical vision of Berlin-based Konstantin Gropper, and has been described as “a medieval Radiohead”.
• Londoners Me My Head have released their debut single, Damage Is Done.
The track is a powerful, short-lived slice of paranoid, agitated new wave.
• Castle Donington four-piece Late Of The Pier’s new single, the bass-heavy dance smash Bathroom Gurgle, is unleashed on the record-buying public on October 27.
• If all of this is music to your ears, you can read more from the pop world online at www.echoisaacashe.blogspot.com.