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Review: Your Baby Has Left by Backtrack Blues Band

Backtrack Blues Band, Your Baby Has Left, album review, Rock and Blues Muse

By Mike O’Cull

The Backtrack Blues Band is a crew of well-travelled veteran musicians who have another hot new album Your Baby Has Left, that’s set for release on April 3rd, 2020 on the VizzTone imprint. Based in the Tampa Bay region of Florida, Backtrack has been putting original blues down since 1980 and is now one of the state’s longest running live acts. Your Baby Has Left is Backtrack’s seventh album and is full of the group’s signature blend of [Read More]

By |2020-03-31T17:22:22-07:00March 31st, 2020|Album & Single Reviews|0 Comments

Best Music Documentaries To Watch During Coronavirus Self-Quarantine

Best Music Documentaries To Watch During Coronavirus Self-Quarantine, Martine Ehrenclou, Rock and Blues Muse

By Martine Ehrenclou

It’s been a shock to our country, to the world. Coronavirus has been a tidal wave to everyone’s livelihood and lifestyle. If you’re reading this, you might be home, self-quarantined and starting to get bored or antsy. You might even be missing live music. Here are some amazing music documentaries to pass the time while you’re inside.

With all the venues, clubs and restaurants, and gatherings closed down, where does that leave fans of live music?

As you may [Read More]

By |2020-03-26T17:02:09-07:00March 25th, 2020|Music Documentaries, Music News|12 Comments

Robert Jon & The Wreck Announce New Album ‘Last Light On The Highway’ Share Single

Robert Jon & The Wreck, new album announcement, new single video, Rock and Blues Muse

Southern Blues rockers, Robert Jon & The Wreck are back and ready to tear up Europe all over again with their new record, Last Light on the Highway. The impressive new album, recorded all across the United States and Australia, and self-produced by Robert Jon & The Wreck, will be released on Friday May 8th 2020.

The first single “Oh Miss Carolina” is released on Friday 27th March and is accompanied by the music video below.

With bands like [Read More]

By |2020-03-27T04:01:42-07:00March 27th, 2020|Music News, Videos & Singles|1 Comment

Larkin Poe Release New Video ‘She’s A Self Made Man’

Larkin Poe, new video release, She's A Self Made Man, Rock and Blues Muse

Larkin Poe have released a new video, “She’s A Self Made Man,” the title track from their upcoming album, Self Made Man out May 1st  via their own Tricki-Woo Records.

Larkin Poe is one of our favorites. These sisters are so talented and have stayed committed to their own blues-based roots-rock sound. Their last album, Venom & Faith earned them their first Grammy Award nomination for “Best Contemporary Blues Album.”

Returning with their self-produced Self Made Man, the Nashville duo—Rebecca and [Read More]

By |2020-03-26T17:01:13-07:00March 26th, 2020|Music News, Videos & Singles|5 Comments

Jeff Healey ‘Heal My Soul’ Deluxe Edition with ‘Holding On’ Album

Jeff Healey, Heal My Soul Deluxe Edition, companion album Holding On, Rock and Blues Muse

On May 22, Eagle Rock Entertainment will celebrate the genius of guitarist/blues-rock vocalist Jeff Healey, with the release of a 2-disc deluxe edition of Heal My Soul. For the first time, this critically acclaimed masterpiece will be packaged with its companion album Holding On. This will also be released on digital formats.

Originally released on what would have been Healey’s 50th birthday in 2016, Heal My Soul was a “lost” album of 12 unheard songs recorded [Read More]

By |2020-03-26T17:03:43-07:00March 25th, 2020|Music News|1 Comment

Review: Prove it On Me by Rory Block

Rory Block, Prove It On Me, album review, Rock and Blues Muse

By Mike O’Cull

Six-time Blues Music Award-winner and supremely talented acoustic guitarist Rory Block takes us all to school once again on her new album Prove It On Me. The set comes out March 27th, 2020 on Stony Plain Records and is the second installment of Block’s “Power Women of the Blues” series, which spotlights the music of female performers from the blues’ formative years. Many of these women were under-represented in the blues boom of the 60s and others simply disappeared, [Read More]

By |2020-03-26T17:04:21-07:00March 23rd, 2020|Album & Single Reviews|0 Comments

Review: ‘Afterglow’ by Mike Mattison of Tedeschi Trucks Band

Mike Mattison, Afterglow, album review, Rock and Blues Muse

By Mike O’Cull

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and member of the Tedeschi Trucks Band, Mike Mattison steps out on his own with his second solo album Afterglow, which dropped March 20th, 2020 on Landslide Records. It’s a solid set of Americana informed by blues and rock influences that will keep you listening through every second of its ten-song length. Mattison takes an eclectic approach to his material and his overlapping inspirations make Afterglow one of the most quietly commanding releases of the year. His style is inviting [Read More]

By |2020-03-26T17:04:58-07:00March 26th, 2020|Album & Single Reviews|0 Comments