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By Mike O’Cull
West Coast blues guitar legend Junior Watson drops it like it’s hot on his swinging new set Nothin’ To It But To Do It. Released in October of 2019 by Jim Pugh’s Little Village Foundation and produced by seven-time Blues Music Award nominee and guitarist Kid Andersen, Nothin’ To It But To Do It is an amazing set of jazz-tinged blues that sums up all that’s great about Junior Watson. He’s a guitarist’s guitarist in possession [Read More]
Blues rock guitarist, singer-songwriter Popa Chubby is set to release a new album It’s A Mighty Hard Road, on March 1, 2020. With 15 tracks, two covers and 13 originals, the record rocks the blues with plenty soul.
Popa Chubby, born Ted Horowitz, has been playing blues, rock and soul for 30 years. New York city based guitarist, songwriter and singer became a hardcore rocker in the early 90’s. He is known for his aggressive style of blues, influenced by [Read More]
By Martine Ehrenclou
Gifts for guitarists and guitar enthusiasts are easier to find than you might think. Here are some of my top picks for gifts that guitar players will actually use. Many items are practical and are used by guitarists all the time, and others are just pretty cool. One or two are just for fun. You can’t go wrong with these. You might not think of them right away when looking for holiday gifts for guitar enthusiasts [Read More]
A legendary performance by Gary Moore, Live From London, will be released January 31, 2020 via Provogue/Mascot Label Group.
Some shows are so momentous, they pass into rock ‘n’ roll folklore. When Gary Moore stepped onto the stage of London’s Islington Academy on December 2nd, 2009, it was a true one-off, showcasing one of blues-rock’s biggest names in an intimate club setting. Nobody in the sell-out crowd that night suspected the great Irish bluesman was close to the end. [Read More]