Interview: Malina Moye Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter

Interview, Malina Moye, guitarist, singer, songwriter, Martine Ehrenclou, Rock and Blues Muse Photo: Josh Shultz

Malina Moye Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter

By Martine Ehrenclou

Flipping a Fender Stratocaster upside down, critically acclaimed singer-songwriter, lefty guitarist and actress, Malina Moye fills a void in the entertainment industry, carving out her own lane in today’s music scene by straddling both rock, blues and soul genres. Guitar World Magazine called her one of the world’s top guitarists.

With her latest album, Bad As I Wanna Be, Moye created a gumbo of soul, rock and funk. The album reached number 1 [Read More]

By |2019-05-17T00:39:57-07:00May 16th, 2019|Interviews|0 Comments

Interview with Blues Rock Artist Albert Castiglia

Albert Castiglia, blues-rock music, interview, Kevin Porter, Rock and Blues Muse

By Kevin Porter

Albert Castiglia will probably be the first to tell you that life can take some interesting twists and turns. The phenomenal blues guitarist, singer-songwriter might have lived out his days working as a social services investigator for the state of Florida if not for an enthusiastic friend who pushed Castiglia to jam with Junior Wells on stage during one memorable New Year’s Eve evening. One thing led to another, and Castiglia found himself living in Chicago and touring with Wells.

After [Read More]

By |2019-05-13T23:18:35-07:00May 6th, 2019|Interviews|3 Comments

Interview with Shane Dwight, songwriter, guitarist, singer

Shane Dwight, interview, singer-songwriter, guitarist, blues music, Rock and Blues Muse Photo: Rhiannon Brundage

By Kevin Porter

Critically acclaimed guitarist, singer-songwriter, Shane Dwight is considered an “ace songwriter” by USA Today and he’s back with a terrific new album, No One Who Loves Me Better out on Red Parlor Records. It mixes country, blues, rock and soul and features an all-star cast of musicians. Dwight’s lyrics paint vivid pictures of love, betrayal, temptation, failure and redemption. Besides No One Who Loves Me Better, Shane Dwight also has released eight albums and an unreleased country [Read More]

By |2019-05-02T17:01:04-07:00April 29th, 2019|Interviews|0 Comments

Interview with Ana Popovic, guitar slinger, singer-songwriter

Ana Popovic, blues-rock guitarist, singer-songwriter, Interview, Martine Ehrenclou, Rock and Blues Muse Photo: Ruben Tomas

By Martine Ehrenclou

Ana Popovic, multi-award winning blues and rock guitar slinger, singer-songwriter, is currently touring the US and Europe, in support of her latest and ninth album, Like It On Top. The album was produced by four-time Grammy winner, Keb’ Mo’ and is blues-based, rock, R&B, with a touch of pop. Her album features guest appearances by Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Robben Ford and Keb’ Mo’ and celebrates strong women who overcome obstacles to reach [Read More]

By |2019-04-09T17:53:39-07:00April 9th, 2019|Interviews|10 Comments

Interview with JD Simo

Interview, JD Simo, blues guitarist, singer-songwriter, Off At 11, Martine Ehrenclou, Rock and Blues Muse Photo: Jeffry Fasano

By Martine Ehrenclou

Acclaimed rocking blues-driven guitarist, singer-songwriter, JD Simo is a gifted artist and former member of the rock band, SIMO, releasing five albums with his band and touring with Blackberry Smoke, Warren Haynes, The Gregg Allman Band, and more.

JD Simo just released his first solo album, Off At 11, and toured the US and Europe with his new band. This Chicago-born, Nashville-based musician channels sounds from traditional blues, acid rock, folk, soul and more. [Read More]

By |2019-03-29T09:35:28-07:00March 27th, 2019|Interviews|4 Comments

Interview with the Legendary Elvin Bishop

Interview, Elvin Bishop, Rock and Blues Muse, Kevin Porter Photo: Pat Johnson

By Kevin Porter

Legendary guitarist Elvin Bishop, a member of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Blues Hall of Fame, has been playing music since 1965 and is still going strong at age 76. His most recent album, Something Smells Funky ‘Round Here, was nominated for a Grammy, his third, and his Big Fun Trio is drawing crowds and rave reviews wherever they play. Bishop’s music is a musical stew of rock, blues, country, and soul, with witty [Read More]

By |2019-03-14T13:03:30-07:00March 13th, 2019|Interviews|1 Comment

John Mayall: Interview with the British Blues Legend

Interview, John Mayall, blues legend, Godfather of British Blues, Martine Ehrenclou, Rock and Blues Muse Photo: David Gomez

By Martine Ehrenclou

John Mayall has served as a pioneer of blues music for over 50 years and is known as “The Godfather of British Blues.” In the 1960s, the England-born blues legend founded John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, a band that had some of the most famous blues musicians as members, including Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Jack Bruce, Mick Fleetwood, Mick Taylor, Harvey Mandell, Aynsley Dunbar, Walter Trout, Coco [Read More]

By |2019-01-17T20:04:01-07:00January 17th, 2019|Interviews|17 Comments