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Lloyd Spiegel: Cut and Run Review

Cut and Run is the tenth studio album by Australian Lloyd Spiegel. This is the third part of a spontaneously written series of albums in which Spiegel and his guitar tell the lonely and regretful tale of a traveling musician. This is an area of expertise for Spiegel, who has been playing professionally and touring Australia, North […]

Jeremie Albino: Hard Time Review

Born in Toronto, Jeremie Albino’s music came to life in Prince Edward County. His impressive debut album, Hard Time, showcases his unique style, a blend of blues, rock, and folk that fills the ears and soul. Jeremie’s music is truly his own and each and every song is composed of poetic lyrics, captivating instrumentation, and […]

Savoy Brown: City Night Review

Before a single note is heard, City Night defines a vision of urban nightlife as seen through the blues-coated ears of Kim Simmonds. In lieu of sharp angles and precise architecture, the hazy, dripping-with-paint cover suggests an aural onslaught of tones and colors, and the music within lives up to the expectation. Simmonds, Pat DeSalvo […]

Seth James: Good Life Review

Texan guitarist Seth James’s newest album, Good Life is a fun and fresh blend of comforting lyrics, satisfying piano riffs, and funky guitar. Partnering with Kevin McKendree and Bob Britt, James crafts a memorable and engaging album. 

Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith and The House Bumpers: Drop The Hammer Review

Proudly filling the big shoes of his father, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith pumps out a time withstanding album Drop The Hammer with The House Bumpers. There is no denying that music runs in the Smith bloodline, straight out of Chicago itself. Kenny’s musical talents and awards would create a list the […]

Robert Randolph and the Family Band: Brighter Days Review

Robert Randolph and the Family Band are set to release their 8th studio album, Brighter Days, on August 23rd. The band was put together by guitarist and lead vocalist Robert Randolph and is composed of his family members: cousins Danyel Morgan on bass and Marcus Randolph on drums, as well as his sister Lenesha Randolph […]

Gov’t Mule: Bring On The Music – Live at The Capitol Theatre Review

Twenty-five years ago, Warren Haynes, Allen Woody and Matt Abts joined creative forces to fill the space between their duties for The Allman Brothers and affiliated acts. This side project, Gov’t Mule, quickly became their main artistic vehicle. Bring On The Music – Live at The Capitol Theatre commemorates these past two and a half […]

Griff Hamlin and the Single Barrel Blues Band: I’ll Drink to That Review

Griff Hamlin owns the fingers behind the Blues Guitar Unleashed instructional website. So it’s not surprising that his debut album features lots of blues guitar. What is surprising, though, is that it’s a horn-driven album. Horns and blues are certainly not a new combination; B.B. King mixed the two to great effect. The twist with […]

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