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Nicholas David To Release Album On Wild Heart Records

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Nicholas David Signs With Wild Heart Records

Samantha Fish Produces Yesterday’s Gone Out Nov 29th

On the Road With Fish In December

Nicholas David is excited to bring his original music to listeners. He is readying the release of his disc Yesterday’s Gone produced by Samantha Fish for Fish’s imprint, Wild Heart Records. To support the release, Nicholas will be opening for Fish on her upcoming December Tour.

The St. Paul, MN native is at this point through two related major events that led to this debut on Wild Heart Records. [Read More]

By |2019-10-09T17:07:48-07:00October 8th, 2019|Music News|1 Comment

Review: Chris ‘Bad News’ Barnes Live

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By Tom O’Connor

With the October 4th release of Chris ‘Bad News’ Barnes Live, the Vizztone Label Group has managed to capture a party on tape. Listen in and get down.

Credit is also due to Grammy Award-winning producer Tony Braunagel and engineer Johnny Lee Shell of Ultratone Studios. They were also playing on board the same “Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise” and were able to record and capture the good-time energy of Barnes’ shows. After listening, you’ll want to send them a thank [Read More]

By |2019-10-09T17:24:45-07:00October 9th, 2019|Album & Single Reviews|0 Comments

Ginger Baker, Cream’s Drummer, Dies at 80

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LONDON (AP) — Ginger Baker, the volatile and propulsive British musician who was best known for his time with the power trio Cream, died Sunday at age 80, his family said.

Baker wielded his blues power and jazz technique to help break open popular music and become one of the world’s most admired and feared musicians.

With blazing eyes, orange-red hair and a temperament to match, the London native ranked with The Who’s Keith Moon and Led Zeppelin’s John Bonham as the embodiment [Read More]

By |2019-10-09T17:14:27-07:00October 6th, 2019|Music News|0 Comments

Review: ‘Strange Ways’ by Deep Blue Sea

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By Mike O’Cull

UK blues/rockers Deep Blue Sea have an amazing new album called Strange Ways that dropped September 24th, 2019 on Razor Edge Records that will make fans of real rock and roll get up and move. Based in London, Deep Blue Sea is a four-piece female-fronted outfit with a style that touches on everything great about roots music and is driven by old-school songwriting talent and playing skills. The band seamlessly connects vintage blues/rock, stomping rockabilly, reggae, and more in its [Read More]

By |2019-10-09T17:12:03-07:00October 8th, 2019|Album & Single Reviews|4 Comments

5 New Blues Rock Soul Songs You Must Hear Oct. 2019

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By Martine Ehrenclou

These are 5 of my favorite songs from artists and bands who have new albums out. From contemporary rock, blues-rock, and funk rock, to contemporary blues with a jazz flavor and guitar driven rock, I love these 5 tunes. They are by extremely talented musicians. No exaggeration there and when you hear them, I’m sure you’ll agree. Some have absolutely killer vocals, others have ripping guitar chops, and others have great grooves. They are [Read More]

By |2019-10-03T19:04:41-07:00October 3rd, 2019|Videos & Singles, Music News|9 Comments

Video of the Week: ‘Walkin’ Blues’ by Blues Guitarist Joanna Connor

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By Martine Ehrenclou

The Queen of Blues-Rock Guitar, Joanna Connor kills it on guitar in “Walking Blues’ filmed by Natasha at 1AnitrasDance on YouTube. A strong singer as well, Connor is no longer one of the best kept secrets in blues rock. This Chicago-based musician is a monster slide guitar player. Just check this out and see if you don’t agree.

Blazing licks are Joanna Connor’s trademark. Blues insiders have known for years that [Read More]

By |2019-10-03T13:04:24-07:00October 3rd, 2019|Video of the Week|3 Comments

Review: Change In The Weather Janiva Magness Sings John Fogerty

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By Dave Resto

Blues diva Janiva Magness released her new album Change In The Weather: Janiva Magness Sings John Fogerty, on September 13th. The Grammy nominee and seven-time Blues Music Award winner reteamed with producer Dave Darling for her third album with Blue Elan Records.

Beset by problems early in her life, Ms. Magness rose to become a wildly popular singer on the contemporary Blues and Americana music landscape. In so doing, she’s earned praise from music industry giants, such as Mavis Staples [Read More]

By |2019-10-03T10:44:58-07:00October 3rd, 2019|Album & Single Reviews|3 Comments