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Eliza Neals: 10,000 Feet Below Review

10,000 Feet Below is the latest album from Detroit singer Eliza Neals and her guitar-toting consigliere Howard Glazer, and finds the pair harnessing an array of guest musicians in sessions spanning numerous studios but still producing a coherent collection of songs.

Robert Randolph and the Family Band: Got Soul Review

Got Soul is the fifth studio album from Robert Randolph and the Family Band featuring Johnny Gale and Eric Gales on the guitars, Derrick Hodge on bass and the Randolph family with Lenesha on vocals, Marcus on drums and of course, Robert on pedal steel guitar and vocals. The album is a mix of funk […]

Left Lane Cruiser: Claw Machine Wizard Review

Left Lane Cruiser sounds like a combination of the Black Keys, Junior Kimbrough, R. L. Burnside, and a hint of rockers Clutch and even Kyuss thrown in at times. On Claw Machine Wizard they deliver an album full of the catchy chord progressions and repetitive trance inducing rhythmic constructions that you cannot help but nod […]

The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer: Apocalipstick Review

If the hot French cousin of The Decemberists had a love child with the bastard son of Blues Traveler and The Black Keys you would end up with The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer.

Mr. Sipp: Knock A Hole In It Review

Knock A Hole In It is the latest album from Mr. Sipp (Castro Coleman), also known as “The Mississippi Blues Child.” After many years as a gospel musician he moved to the blues scene as Mr. Sipp. As a bluesman, he has won awards such as the International Blues Challenge and Gibson Best Guitarist. You […]

Jimmy Bowskill and Carlos Del Junco: Blues Etc… Review

Jimmy Bowskill and Carlos Del Junco offer a real insight into authentic country blues sounds with this acoustic guitar and harp selection, comprising 10 tracks split equally between originals and covers. They share the vocal duties, too, and in their different ways both complement their musicianship splendidly, Bowskill with the higher pitched, more urgent voice, […]

Hector Anchondo Band: Roll The Dice Review

Roll The Dice is the latest album from Hector Anchondo Band featuring Khayman Winfield on drums, Josh Lund on bass, Justin Shelton on harmonica and Hector Anchondo on guitar and vocals. Roll The Dice shows a talented band with everything you need in a blues rock album, including an outstanding harmonica performance. The Fender Stratocaster […]

Little Hurricane: Same Sun Same Moon Review

Little Hurricane, big impact. The two-piece rock outfit from San Diego, California celebrates the release of their third album Same Sun Same Moon on April 14, a studio effort that continues the duo’s tradition of maintaining a full-band sound and shows lyrical and musical growth since their last release in 2014. Let’s take a step […]

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