Wednesday, September 11 2013
The jam band scene may be one of the most diverse in the US, though many tend to paint Disco Biscuits with the Grateful Dead's brush. This volume clears some of that up.
Tuesday, September 10 2013
Electric blues that's steeped further in the past than usual.
Friday, September 6 2013
Made Up Mind is a brilliant throwback without ever truly sounding anachronistic.
Monday, August 26 2013
Singer/songwriter Valerie June breaks through capably on Pushin’ Against a Stone.
Tuesday, August 20 2013
Paradise Valley confirms that the country rock of 2012's Born & Raised was no one-off, and more importantly it demonstrates that this is the music John Mayer was meant to make all along. All these years later, the Mellow Mafia has a new capo.
Sunday, July 28 2013
Even if it is a little too star-studded, Rhythm & Blues is another unwavering piece of devotion from Buddy Guy.
Tuesday, July 23 2013
The Big Dream, is an exciting, unnerving, and at times, unsettling experience for the listener, which should satisfy any fan of David Lynch's films, or innovative blues music more generally
Wednesday, June 26 2013
The heavy rock superstars of the late '60s and early '70s who inspired and nurtured metal's burgeoning years are all well known. However, there are innumerable more obscure or unheralded groups that fortified the heavy metal machine too, and many are infinitely more interesting than their more famous brethren.
Wednesday, June 12 2013
This River was unlikely to be a radical departure from Grey's signature style, and longtime fans will be pleased that he is still ploughing the same fruitful furrow.
Thursday, May 16 2013
In a career that took him from the cotton fields of East Texas to the concert stage at Carnegie Hall and beyond, Lightnin’ Hopkins became one of America’s greatest bluesmen.