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By Tom O’Connor
Multi-instrumentalist outlier Eddie 9V closes out the year on a lo-fidelity high note with his 11 song collection Left My Soul In Memphis.
There is a long tradition of younger people “discovering” the core of the blues and digging deep into it themselves, mixing it with a little bit of humor and a lot of bordering-on-unhinged intensity like the White Stripes, the Violent Femmes and even Mojo Nixon before them. Make no mistake though, having a sense of humor [Read More]
By Martine Ehrenclou
To celebrate the blues, rock and Americana Grammy nominees that were announced November 20th, 2019, here are a few of my favorite songs from their Grammy-nominated albums. Info is provided on each artist, along with songs and videos.
These Grammy-nominated artists are outstanding. Every single one of them deserves to win the award. Each song from their albums is superb.
From Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, Jontavious Willis, Larkin Poe, and Sugaray Rayford, to Southern Avenue, Keb’ Mo’, Robert Randolph [Read More]
By Mike O’Cull
New-school slide guitar master and songwriter Jack Broadbent blessed us all with a new record called Moonshine Blue that came out November 15th, 2019 on the Crow’s Feet imprint. The U.K.-based Broadbent has drawn praise in recent times from the likes of Ron Wood and Bootsy Collins for his eclectic and highly personalized music that encompasses blues, Americana, folk, pop, and alternative rock and has attracted over 130,000 monthly listeners on Spotify, as well. Moonshine Blue is a strong argument that [Read More]
By Mike O’Cull
New Orleans groove masters Big Mike & the R&B Kings have a hip-shaking new record called This Song’s For You that’ll cure whatever ails you. The set pops November 22nd, 2019 on Red Tint Records and is a show-stopping dance party that blends Chicago blues, vintage R&B, and Big Easy funk into an experience you’ll never forget. There are even traces of soul and reggae thrown in for good measure and the album will take [Read More]