Articles tagged blues rock

Roger Waters: Is This the Life We Really Want?

It’s not quite a lost Pink Floyd album, but it gives a sense of what they might sound like now.

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Jimmy Lumpkin and the Revival - ‘Home’ (album stream) (premiere)

Jimmy Lumpkin and the Revival serve up rocking Southern musical melting pot on new album Home.

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Detroit Rebellion: The Man

Detroit Rebellion turn up the amps on their latest release.

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Rev. Sekou: In Times Like These

A blistering batch of gospel blues, In Times Like These offers up social and political sentiments more relevant now perhaps than ever from that rare artist who truly practices what he preaches.

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The Isley Brothers and Santana: Power of Peace

At a time of great political and social upheaval, Power of Peace positions itself as a message of love and unity over hate and division.

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Thin Lizzy / Philip Lynott Bio ‘Cowboy Song’ Is Like Reading the Best Liner Notes, Ever

Cowboy Song is not the first biography of Thin Lizzy and/or Lynott, but it is profoundly well-researched and may be the best.

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Chris Robinson Holds Rock Services at the Chapel in San Francisco

Throughout the set, Robinson’s trademark soulfully cathartic voice shines regardless of whether he’s singing a fan favorite or an obscure deep cut. He’s got plenty of both...

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Echoes of History and Nature: A Conversation with Jökull Júlíusson of Kaleo

JJ Julius Son, lead singer of Kaleo, speaks with PopMatters on his early influences and how he will never fall into the trap of a single genre.

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Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm: Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm

Robert Cray teams up with Memphis's Hi Rhythm for a supergroup album with no pretensions and all soul.

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Dan Auerbach: Waiting on a Song

The consistently working musician delivers his own version of a vacation on a set of tunes that pays homage to Nashville and opens up a bright road ahead.

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Gary Clark Jr.: Live/North America 2016

Gary Clark Jr. continually sharpens the core of what he does without losing the musical curiosity that makes him an engaging artist.

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Mark Lanegan Band: Gargoyle

Cult bard's new LP finds him continuing to deliver hardscrabble tales of dashed romance and yearnings for second chances amid bluesy, dark wave-laden compositions.

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J. Geils: 1946-2017

Hard Drivin’ Man: J. Geils brought blues, jazz, soul -- and his name -- to one of rock’s great bands

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Heath Green and the Makeshifters: Heath Green and the Makeshifters

God Bless Alabama, its clay, or whatever the hell else it may be that incites these grooves.

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Left Lane Cruiser - “Claw Machine Wizard” (audio) (premiere)

Blues-based Indiana duo Left Lane Cruiser offers up title track from latest LP.

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Hot Tuna Sizzles Back at Hallowed Ground in San Francisco

The melodic syncopation ideas are a big part of what made Jefferson Airplane stand out from the pack in the ‘60s and have continued to power Hot Tuna through the decades.

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“I’m Just Bad-Assed”: An Interview with Delbert McClinton

Veteran singer-songwriter returns from heart surgery with a new label with a new career high in the form of Prick of the Litter.

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Valerie June: The Order of Time

Valerie June returns with a stirring journey through time and its impact on love and life.

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Mark Porkchop Holder: Let It Slide

Gritty bluesman Mark Porkchop Holder impresses on Let It Slide.

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Heath Green and the Makeshifters - “Secret Sisters” (premiere)

Heath Green and the Makeshifters bring their arena-ready soulful rock to the masses with a new album and single, "Secret Sisters".

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