Articles tagged blues

Love & the Zealous - “Dock of the Bay” (video) (premiere)

The Texas band pulls off an inspired cover of Otis Redding's classic.

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Kevin Gordon - “Church on Time” (audio) (premiere)

Kevin Gordon's blend of blues and poetry is especially appealing on this fantastic new track.

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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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6 Aug 2015 // 2:30 AM

The Delta Saints: Bones

The Nashville outfit dips into moonshine barrels of influence to create a heady cocktail of roots rock.

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What Is New Orleans Producer Carlo Ditta Talkin’ About?

A "keeper of the flame of funk", Carlo Ditta, releases his first album.

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3 Aug 2015 // 1:00 PM

Gary Clark Jr. - “The Healing” (Singles Going Steady)

What is this? A new single that rocks? Rare as unicorn teeth, but here it is.

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Ted Drozdowski’s Scissormen: Love & Life

Love & Life creates a continuous buzz that often translates into a very deep groove or the sound of a persistent rumble.

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Bumper Jacksons - “Satan, Your Kingdom Must Come Down” (audio) (premiere)

The Baltimore band delivers a raucous performance of an old gospel standard.

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Fantastic Negrito: Fantastic Negrito

The immediacy and disjointed nature seems fitting, in tune with Xavier Dphrepaulezz’s rebellious nature and his disregard for formulaic music.

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Alejandro Meola and Robinsones - ‘First Impressions’ (EP stream) (premiere)

The Argentina-raised musician explores blues, rock, and reggae on his first English-language release.

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JD & the Straight Shot - “Better Find a Church” (video) (premiere)

Produced by Rodney Crowell and featuring Nashville fiddler Erin Slaver duetting on vocals with James Dolan, this track is a pleasant surprise.

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16 Jul 2015 // 12:00 PM

20 Questions: Benjamin Booker

Benjamin Booker's febrile blues run deep with stories both beautiful and majestic. He brings his unique personality to PopMatters' 20 Questions.

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Jeff Beck: Performing This Week… Live at Ronnie Scott’s

Recorded at the famed London jazz club of the same name, this sensational double disc set recasts many -- though not all -- of the individual highlights of Beck’s nearly 50-year career.

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The Benjees - ‘Alright Alright Alright’ (album stream) (premiere)

The Brooklyn foursome blend punk, funk, blues, and soul into one crazy little gumbo on their debut album.

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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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James McMurtry - “Forgotten Coast” (video) (premiere)

James McMurtry's new video is a perfect visual companion to a charming, laid-back song.

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KaiL Baxley: A Light That Never Dies

Baxley clearly commands the groove and there’s no reason to think that further triumphs aren’t left to come.

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Scissormen - “Beggin’ Jesus” (video) (Premiere)

Blues guitarist Ted Drozdowski and his Nashville band get the cartoon treatment on their new video.

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Grant Dermody: Sun Might Shine on Me

With Sun Might Shine on Me, Grant Dermody applies his harmonica skills in a variety of settings, from the hills of Appalachia to the Crescent City and its Creole confines.

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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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