A Deeper Cut by The Temperance Movement, album review

Album review, A Deeper Cut, The Temperance Movement, Martine Ehrenclou, Rock and Blues Muse

By Martine Ehrenclou

Released in the U.S. on August 3rdon Spinefarm Records, British blues rockers, The Temperance Movement, are back with A Deeper Cut, a stunning third album that draws from some of the great rock of the 60s and 70s but with a definite modern spin. A mix of swagger and soul, this band put out a collection of superb songs, each with the band’s unique signature sound and outstanding musicianship.

After a turbulent point in their careers following two [Read More]

By |2018-07-19T12:18:46+00:00July 19th, 2018|Album & Single Reviews|2 Comments

Interview with Paul Nelson, Johnny Winter’s guitarist, his time with Johnny Winter

Photo of Johnny Winter 2013 by Marty Temme

By Martine Ehrenclou

This is Part Two of our interview with Grammy-winning guitarist, record producer and songwriter, Paul Nelson, who was the guitarist for legendary blues-rock icon, Johnny Winter. He produced several of Johnny Winter’s albums, including Step Back, which won Nelson a Grammy for “Best Blues Album.” He executive produced and appeared in the Johnny Winter documentary, Down and Dirty and also appeared in the documentary Sidemen: Long Road to Glory.

Martine: You spent years touring with Johnny Winter and you were [Read More]

By |2018-07-18T11:30:08+00:00July 16th, 2018|Interviews|1 Comment

The West Coast Feed release first music video, “You Belong To Me”

The West Coast Feed, You Belong To Me, first Single, Rock and Blues Muse Photo: Spencer Findlay

Seattle-based swagger rock, soul group, The West Coast Feed, release their first single/music video, “You Belong To Me” on  July 13th from their upcoming, self-titled album, out September 2018. Watch video below.

This is one hot band!

The West Coast Feed is a powerhouse nine-piece band out of Seattle, WA, that make their own dynamic brand of swagger rock/soul music. And this is one tight, fun band with strong musicianship. Honoring the collective legacies of Memphis, Muscle Shoals and [Read More]

By |2018-07-19T12:20:45+00:00July 16th, 2018|Videos & Singles|3 Comments

Colin James, Blues Guitarist Extraordinaire, Announces New Album, Miles To Go

Colin James, new album announcement, Miles To Go, Rock and Blues Muse

With his 19th album, Miles to Go, releasing September 21 (Stony Plain Records in USA;  True North Records for the rest of the world), acclaimed guitarist Colin James is getting back to the Blues.

James is a multiple Juno Award winner (Blues Album of the Year 2017) and Maple Blues Award winner (2018 Electric Act of the Year, Recording/Producer of the Year and Guitarist of the Year) and more.

Miles to Go is Colin James’ ambitious sequel to his critically-acclaimed [Read More]

By |2018-07-19T12:21:41+00:00July 17th, 2018|Rock Muse|0 Comments

Review: Set The World on Fire by Johnny Gioeli, Deen Castronovo

Album review, Set The World On Fire, Gioeli-Castronovo, Rock and Blues Muse

By Tom O’Connor

Frontiers Music Srl are fearless in the face of superstition, scheduling the release of the Gioeli-Castronovo debut album Set the World on Fire for Friday the 13th. The label has every reason to be confident as these two rock/metal craftsmen have turned in a tight and powerful collection that’ll remind you of some of the best aspects of old-school “arena rock” while also still helping you get through today’s turbulent times.

Vocalist Johnny Gioeli and drummer/vocalist Deen Castronovo met in 1992 when [Read More]

By |2018-07-18T11:32:19+00:00July 17th, 2018|Album & Single Reviews|0 Comments