Wednesday, December 3 2014
These ten selections, some more obscure than others, are chosen to represent the songs where the British power trio was most focused, most locked-in, and most original.
Wednesday, September 4 2013
This unauthorized documentary traces Duane Allman's passage from apprentice to master with authority and fine examples.
Monday, July 1 2013
This is an interesting picture of a lost side of an important musician, but while it is full of charm, that charm can't mask the fact that this, though strong, isn't Whitlock's finest moment.
Thursday, September 8 2011
A consummate performer live or in the studio, these re-releases serve as a bold reminder of the weight of the Rory Gallagher legacy.
Monday, August 1 2011
Despite the dark times that birthed the original Captain America #1, there was a hopefulness to the character. Writer Ed Brubaker however offers a Cap worn down by personal history. Or is that the point?
Wednesday, May 4 2011
Does any single figure loom as large over an art form as Robert Johnson? This is exciting, joyful noise, brimming with purpose and ingenuity, fun and frightening, enigmatic and awe-inspiring.
Monday, April 18 2011
“Spoonful” is one of the best-known and most recorded songs in the history of the blues, and there's something mysterious about it. What exactly is in that spoonful?
Thursday, April 7 2011
On his fifth proper solo album, Robertson puts a lot of effort into trying to sound effortless.
Thursday, March 24 2011
The Yardbirds required only two years and change to create songs that changed music.
Monday, March 14 2011
Whether known as "The Red Rooster" or "Little Red Rooster", this Willie Dixon song has attained classic status in the blues repertoire. And no one does it better than Howlin' Wolf.