A punk rock star is born in Benjamin Booker
There are many points of reference within but still nothing that can quite prepare you for the sound of Benjamin Booker .
Fri Aug 15, 2014
L.A. Music Today: Danny Freyer
"One of the best jazz vocals CD's I've heard in a long time," says DJ Mark Landesman, at WWOZ New Orleans' Jazz station 90.7 FM.
Austin American Statesman
Out & About: Paul Oscher at C-Boy's, Soco Nightlife and more
MUSIC: Much of the music in Austin can be traced back to the blues. So when you hear Paul Oscher play in a small club, his unadulterated blues come as something of shock to the system.
Honoring Jimi Hendrix's greatest hits and U.S. postage stamp
It is now time to pay tribute to five of his greatest songs ever In mid-March 2010 Jimi Hendrix made music history from his latest posthumous release, his 34th album, " Valleys of Neptune ," with an amazing debut at #4 on the Billboard 200.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Visiting the 'in-between places' with Matt Schofield,...
"When you bend a note on the guitar, you're going to the in-between places. That creates the emotional resonance in people," said Schofield, who will headline at the fourth annual Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival on Aug. 16, 2014.
album review - Mojo Collins' 'Joyful Ride'
If we age gracefully as time goes by then local folk and blues artist Mojo Collins' latest album "Joyful Ride" is a fine example of doing it, even as some songs reveal there's still fire in his belly.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Review: PureSalem Tom Cat Electric Guitar
These videos and audio files are bonus content related to the October 2014 issue of Guitar World .
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Something Else! Reviews
Mud Morganfield & Kim Wilson - For Pops
Larry "Mud" Morganfield never hides the fact that he's the spawn of one of the greatest blues legends of all time - how could he, really? - and his voice and phrasing bears such strong resemblance to his father's, swagger and all.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
From his striking albino features to his precognitive tattoo obsession, Johnny Winter made an unforgettable visual impression.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Folk Fest preview: Charlie Musselwhite mentors the next generation
On Wednesday, Alison Redford resigned suddenly as Alberta premier, saying that "too much time has been spent over the last few weeks on questions of loyalty, allegiances and character."
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Buddy Guy is one of the titans of the blues, straddling traditional and modern forms, as well as musical generations.
Dear Guitar Hero: Buddy Guy Discusses Muddy Waters, Fender Strats,...
He's been called the greatest living guitarist by Eric Clapton, he's played with blues legends like Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf, and his new double album, Rhythm and Blues , is a powerhouse set with guest shots by Aerosmith, Kid Rock, Gary Clark Jr., Beth Hart and Keith Urban.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
The Rio Times
Rock & Blues Guitarist Gwyn Ashton to Play in Rio
Touring in support of his most recent album release entitled, Radiogram , Australian guitarist and singer-songwriter Gwyn Ashton returns to Rio de Janeiro in July and August to play multiple shows.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Music Review: Mud Morganfield and Kim Wilson - 'For Pops (A Tribute to Muddy Waters)'
While some tout 2015 as being Muddy Waters ' 100th anniversary, there's doubt just when McKinley Morganfield was born.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Netroots Radio Presents: "A Displaced Young Woman With Cropped Hair"
I'm Special Agent DJ Justice ; Radio Host and Program Director for Netroots Radio.com; and I'm manning the dials, spinning the discs, warbling the woofers, putting a slip in your hip and a trip to your hop.
7/27/14: Today's Tips: Sunday
MUSIC : James Cotton @ Proctors , Schenectady. They don't call him "Superharp" for nothin'.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Summertime Blues 2014: The Nighthawks and more of the season's best blues CDs
Blues stay away from me? Nah. With all due respect to the Delmore Brothers, we blues fans will take all of it we can get.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Kenny Wayne Shepherd Discusses Muddy Waters' 'Hard...
" Hard Again is not just one of the greatest blues albums of all time, it's one of the greatest albums of all time.
The Star Online
Blues titan Johnny Winter displayed an authentic feel for the genre
The story of the blues and rock guitarist Johnny Winter, who has died suddenly aged 70 on July 16, is both a cautionary tale and a lesson in how to stay true to your own instincts.