Articles tagged blues rock

Nikki Hill - “(Let Me Tell You Bout) LUV” (audio) (premiere)

When you have a powerful Southern soul singer with a penchant for AC/DC, you know you're going to get something badass.

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Nadia Kazmi - “Haunting” (video) (premiere)

The searing, dark blues rock of this track lives up to its title.

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Dave Alvin and Phil Alvin: Lost Time

They are shaking, banging, crashing, and clattering in that old timey way that gets one kicked out of one paradise and exiled into the next.

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The Faces: 1970-1975: You Can Make Me Dance, Sing, or Anything

This five-disc set shines a properly deserved light on one of rock and roll's greatest and most versatile bands.

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Blitzen Trapper - “All Across This Land” (audio) (premiere)

The Portland band focuses more on the rock on their new single, with fabulous results.

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Warren Haynes: Ashes & Dust

Mostly known for his work as a rocker, Haynes shows off his Americana side in just as seamlessly a manner.

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Left Lane Cruiser: Dirty Spliff Blues

Indiana’s Left Lane Cruiser demonstrate their loud and raucous prowess on Dirty Spliff Blues.

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The Delta Saints - “Heavy Hammer” (audio) (premiere)

This new track finds the Nashville band doing what they do best: melding barroom rock with swampy blues.

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Datura4 - “Out With the Tide” (video) (premiere)

The Australian band channels classic Aussie heavy rock on their latest track.

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Meghann Wright - “Black Kiss” (audio) (Premiere)

With a voice that sounds like a hybrid of KT Tunstall and Adele, Meghann Wright delivers some sultry blues with her new tune "Black Kiss".

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27 May 2015 // 1:45 PM

Deep Purple: Long Beach 1971

From this rare live recording, listen to the MK II lineup of Deep Purple blaze and jam through 70 minutes of their now-classic tunes on Long Beach 1971.

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The Dirty Aces: From the Basement

Raucous and debauched, From the Basement has the strut and swagger of Stevie Ray Vaughn and the decadently ragged appeal of ‘70s Rolling Stones.

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Alabama Shakes: Sound and Color

What makes the Alabama Shakes sound new is that they’re evidently devoted to their musical forebears -- everyone from Etta James and Aretha to Bowie and Zeppelin -- yet also coquettishly unfaithful to each one of them.

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21 Apr 2015 // 12:04 PM

Danko Jones: Fire Music

Another day at the Rock and Roll Office for one of the genre's true believers.

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Benjamin Booker + Olivia Jean: 3 April 2015 - Williamsburg, NY (Photos)

Guitarist Benjamin Booker's versatility with the guitar is earning him quite a following, a fact made obvious by his enthralling recent performance in Williamsburg.

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Beth Hart: Better Than Home

On Better than Home Beth Hart delivers a veritable tour-de-force that highlights her remarkable prowess as both a singer and songwriter.

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15 Apr 2015 // 2:04 AM

Boz Scaggs: A Fool to Care

A delightful journey of songs through musical decades and styles, all delivered in Scaggs' soulful tenor.

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14 Apr 2015 // 2:05 AM

Delta Rae: After It All

On its second album After It All, the Durham-based sextet successfully raids the storehouse of American musical traditions, incorporating influences ranging from blues to folk, rock to pop, and hip-hop to musical theater.

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The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion: Freedom Tower - No Wave Dance Party

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion aren't about to reinvent the wheel, but with music this good they don't need to.

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Blackfoot Gypsies - “Under My Skin” (video) (Premiere)

Ritualistic chicken murder and devilish uses of a voodoo doll: these are just a few things found in the music video for the swampy blues rock of the Nashville group Blackfoot Gypsies.

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Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

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"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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