Archive for the ‘Interviews’ Category

Otis Taylor Interview

With the exception of a nearly 20-year hiatus between the late 1970s and mid-1990s, Otis Taylor has been refining his form of trance-blues music for decades. His records are made carefully and deliberately—the better to drive home the social and cultural messages behind his music. His live performances are just as noteworthy: known for taking […]

Danny Bryant Interview

Danny Bryant is one of the most prolific and hard working artists on the blues rock scene today. On September 20, Bryant will release his 11th studio album, Means of Escape. Blues Rock Review caught up with Bryant to get the lowdown on the new album.

Robert Randolph – Master of Sacred Steel interview

Robert Randolph is a master of pedal steel guitar and is helping to carry on the sacred steel tradition. Blues Rock Review Editor-in-Chief Pete Francis sat down with Randolph to discuss his new album, Brighter Days, carrying on the sacred steel tradition, inspiring the next generation, and more.

20 minutes with Joe Bonamassa interview

Joe Bonamassa carries the torch for modern day blues rock and is a model of success for the independent artist in today’s music business. Blues Rock Review Editor-in-Chief Pete Francis sat down with Bonamassa to discuss his career, whether streaming services like Spotify are good for artists, advice for musicians looking to survive in today’s […]

Joe Bonamassa – Champion of the Blues

Joe Bonamassa is a torch bearer for modern day blues and blues rock. Bonamassa has 21 #1 albums on the Billboard blues chart and is considered to a be model for the independent artist on how to be successful in today’s music industry. Blues Rock Review Editor-in-Chief Pete Francis sat down with Bonamassa to discuss […]

Jeremie Albino: An Old Soul In A New Age

Toronto native Jeremie Albino grew up on the blues. The 26-year-old is an old soul in a new age. Albino cites Lightnin Hopkins, Skip James, and Big Bill Broonzy as some of his biggest influences. On August 9th, Albino will release his debut album, Hard Time. Albino sat down for an interview with Blues Rock […]

Hannah Wicklund: Born To Rock and Roll

Hannah Wicklund is a 22-year-old guitar phenom and while she may be young, Wicklund has been playing shows for 13 years. Wicklund sat down for an interview with Blues Rock Review Editor-in-Chief Pete Francis to share her story.

Joanne Shaw Taylor Interview

Joanne Shaw Taylor’s 2019 release, Reckless Heart, was a raw blast of pure blues rock energy. The album had a lot of high points, but one of the highest was her tone, which she accomplished without any guitar effects. It was a brave move, but also a smart one, as it allowed us to hear […]

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