The blend of diverse original material with a wide-ranging array of superb blues and classic rock covers is part of what makes the Tedeschi Trucks Band a leading torch carrier for the blues tradition, ever paying tribute to the past while continuing to move the medium forward.
Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers return with an inspired collection of covers and originals that play to the group's strengths and will leave even longtime fans stunned. Says Abair of the inspiration behind her latest single, "I love my life but I know it looks crazy from the outside."
Mean Dog, Trampoline is a thoroughly enjoyable album that highlights Matthew Lorenz's skills as a songwriter. Having Steve Berlin along as a producer certainly helps bring out more color in the Suitcase Junket's music.