Review: All We Have by Taylor Scott Band

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By Mike O’Cull

Taylor Scott is a road warrior guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter with an uncanny knack for mixing the base elements of rock, blues, funk, and soul music into fresh, original songs. He’s toured the world with trance-blues legend Otis Taylor and with his own Taylor Scott Band, a rock band topped with a huge helping of soul and funk. The Taylor Scott Band has a new album, All We Have, out now. The record was produced by Steve Berlin of Los [Read More]

By |2019-05-21T09:40:21-07:00May 21st, 2019|Album & Single Reviews|0 Comments

Review: Kingfish by Blues Phenom Christone Kingfish Ingram

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By Martine Ehrenclou

Christone “Kingfish” Ingram is set to take the world by storm with his highly anticipated debut album, Kingfish, out May 17, 2019 via Alligator Records and produced by two-time Grammy winner, Tom Hambridge. Kingfish is a big album. Perhaps the biggest blues album to hit 2019. This is no ordinary guitarist, singer-songwriter. Ingram is a true, blues music phenom who is rattling the music scene right down to the root.

And he’s only 20 years old.

To witness Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, is [Read More]

By |2019-05-16T16:31:36-07:00May 13th, 2019|Album & Single Reviews|6 Comments

Review The Soul of the King by The B.B. King Blues Band

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By Mike O’Cull

To many people, BB King will always embody the blues. King’s history, style, and songs represent the perfection of the genre to more than a few blues fans and his passing left behind an indelible legacy and a hollow spot that’ll never be filled in the hearts of music lovers everywhere. He did, however, also leave behind The BB King Blues Band, an amazing musical unit that played behind Mr. King for decades. The band [Read More]

By |2019-05-21T08:11:16-07:00May 14th, 2019|Album & Single Reviews|2 Comments

Review: Hail to the Kings by The Cash Box Kings

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By Tom O’Connor

The always formidable The Cash Box Kings unleash their second Alligator Records release, Hail to the Kings! on May 17th. The thirteen-song collection is the tenth album of the storied band’s career, which means you’ll hear all the experience and confidence you would expect, but prepare yourself to be surprised by some of the innovation, both musically and lyrically, that is going to keep the blues alive and meaningful in the days and years ahead.

Piloted by Joe Nosek’s harmonica and Oscar [Read More]

By |2019-05-16T15:38:32-07:00May 16th, 2019|Album & Single Reviews|0 Comments

Review ‘Keep On’ by Memphis Combo, Southern Avenue

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By Martine Ehrenclou

You know a hot band with a sound all their own when you hear it. Southern Avenue, the Memphis based combo, comes by that description rightly with their second album, Keep On, set for release May 10, 2019 via Concord Records.

Southern Avenue turns up the heat on their unique brand of modern soul-blues-R&B with Keep On and delivers 12 tracks of fresh, dynamic and soulful grooves. This tight, talented band is fronted by Memphis-born vocalist, Tierinii Jackson, Israeli [Read More]

By |2019-05-14T04:38:47-07:00May 7th, 2019|Album & Single Reviews|2 Comments
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