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.
Monday, September 9 2013
A redrawing of black, gender and female sexual politics for the 21st century on this brilliantly realised album by one of the world's most innovative and important musicians.
Friday, September 6 2013
Made Up Mind is a brilliant throwback without ever truly sounding anachronistic.
Thursday, September 5 2013
The spirit of Kyuss lives on through Peace, even though it doesn't shine as bright as it used to -- or should.
Monday, August 26 2013
Singer/songwriter Valerie June breaks through capably on Pushin’ Against a Stone.
Wednesday, August 21 2013
A safe, solid deliverance from White Lies, but nothing spectacular.
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.
Monday, August 5 2013
The generous reverb endows every riff with a neon glow and the smell of cheeseburgers and fries served on an open car windowsill.
Sunday, July 28 2013
Even if it is a little too star-studded, Rhythm & Blues is another unwavering piece of devotion from Buddy Guy.