"Australian Swamp Blues at its best!" - Geoff Pegler Blues Beat Radio SA
"Sweet Lil Rider produce music which takes you to the hidden reaches of the Mississippi delta invoking the mysteries of the blues while enticing  you to get down and dirty and have a good time".
David Roman
The Mystery Train
2SSRFM   99.7

"Laid back swampy grooves, soulful harmonies, catchy songs and some stinging slide guitar, what a great combo!" - Ian Collard (Aria award Winner, Runner up in Memphis Blues Challenge)

"Sweet Lil Rider EP is a damn fine little chunk of swampy blues goodness full of Hill Country grooves to get you moving....get on it now!"
Barry Maxwell, Blues on the Hill, Sunbury Radio

"Sweet Lil Rider's latest self titled EP has a big sound and keeps you hanging on to listen to the next track. 4th track Gunpowder/Black Pepper is a highlite. Only problem they should have released a full album. I feel like I am missing out"
John Klose (Klosey)
Blues by the Bay
100.3 bay fm Brisbane

"the Sweet Lil Rider EP is an absolute cracker and Boom Bang is one of the best lead off tracks you will ever hear"
Gregg Heldon
The Root of it all
96.7FM Canberra

Sweet Lil' Rider's debut self titled EP containing five original raw swampy delta blues tunes of the 21st century one cd to get your mojo working penned by Johnny Cass & former Angels member Jim Hilbun.
Graham " Graz" Henries (Graz's Blues Den)
Encore 96.3FM Bundaberg.

"This is one sweet ride. Driving roots with the dirt left in the cracks, just the way we like it! Dawg certified? Hell yeah." Salty Blues and Roots podcaster

‘New project from Johnny Cass, Jim Hilbun with Mick Skelton called ‘Sweet Lil Rider’ and their debut EP. 5 solid tracks, nice sounds, well recorded, great guitar work and their harmonies hit the spot too. Swampy, Hillbilly Blues, retro and new but old feel about it.  Look forward to hearing more from this combo together.
Chillblain – ‘Chillblain’s Blues’ Noosa Community Radio 101.3 FM’
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The Devil Made him do it - Tribute to Robert Johnson

The Devil Made him do it - Tribute to Robert Johnson


 Cass played dark and swampy. Cass’s style is raw, dark and powerful and makes reference to blues greats. RSL blues loyalists could be forgiven for thinking Elmore James or Muddy Waters was among them. Cass also has contemporary influences of John Fogarty and Bruce Springsteen. The audience was taken on a road trip from Mississippi to Chicago, and boy, was it one hell of a ride. Cass, transformed into a slide guitar cyclone, when it came time to pay homage to classics “Dust My Broom” and “Rollin’ & Tumblin’”. Ben Edwards, mesmerizingly walked his bass through the ages of blues one steady note at a time. Danny Tsun, played his keyboards with authority whether it was with “barrelhouse boogie” or adding funky rhythms, Tsun gave some outstanding solos of the day and created some unique textures that sweetened the harmonic foundation. Drummer Ashley Davies, had rhythm pouring out from his arms and legs and splashing onto the drums. This made the entire band play effortlessly.

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