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Butchers Blind, Destination Blues

Butchers Blind is a 4 piece band from New York. New York can at times be a very beautiful place and it has its fair share of unpredictable cold and snowy days and at times can be a rough and tumble place as well. This might just be the perfect locale to explore the unpredictable…

IFÉ VIDEO FOR “DETROIT BLUES”

Alt-rock singer-songwriter Ife Mora captures the true spirit of her hometown in her new music video “Detroit Blues”. “Detroit Blues” is just the latest single from her sophomore album Fire Inside Me, which is described as a masterful blend of powerful vocals and skill for narrative songwriting. The songstress’s songs travel the country, painting portraits…

OUTASIGHT VIDEO FOR “TAPEDECK BLUES”

NY-based singer/rapper/lyricist Outasight aka Richard Andrew is back again with a new video for Stay Gold song “Tapedeck Blues.” He released the official music video for the track today which features a young OU demonstrating the art of maccing and mix-taping. “Tapedeck Blues” Official Video on YouTube http://youtu.be/lbbNqhHJ2eU Stay Gold EP on Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/iamoutasight/sets/outasight-stay-gold http://iamoutasight.com

VIKESH KAPOOR SINGLE “I DREAMT BLUES” AUDIO + LIVE VIDEO

Co-produced by Adam Selzer (M. Ward) and featuring Nate Query (Decemberists, Black Prairie), Jeff Ratner (Langhorne Slim), and Birger Olsen (Denver), The Ballad of Willy Robbins is a concept album that chronicles the brutal but hopeful journey of a working-class man who slowly loses his ambition, health, family and shelter. It was inspired by the…

HOLLIS BROWN NEW SONG “DOGHOUSE BLUES” AS A FREE DOWNLOAD

Taking queues from classic pop, rock’n’roll, and Americana, Hollis Brown combines raw rock sensibilities with sweet melodies and hearfelt lyrics to create a rich, warm sound that can fill any room. Principal songwriters Mike Montali (vocals) and Jon Bonilla (lead guitar) grew up listening to the classics. These native New Yorkers were born in the…

HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD HEAD ON HOUSE OF BLUES TOUR

After wrapping up their international Blood In Blood Out Tour, Hollywood Undead are heading back on the road headlining the House Of Blues 20th Anniversary Tour with support from Escape The Fate and All Hail The Yeti. The coast to coast US tour starts June 26th with their finale in Hollywood, CA on July 31st.…

LUTHER’S BLUES, WALTER TROUT & HIS BAND

Journeyman blues guitarist Walter Trout has put together a tribute to blues legend Luther Allison for his 23rd solo release.   Walter had been a fan and even got to play with him once before Luther’s untimely death from cancer at age 57.   Walter has always been a master at taking his influences and…

WALTER TROUT’S ‘LUTHER’S BLUES’ OUT JUNE 11TH

Walter Trout has released 22 solo albums over a career that has spanned the globe, and delivered notoriety as one of the great purveyors of the Blues.   At the age of 62, in tribute to friend and legend, the late, great Luther Allison, he has recorded a album of covers for the very first…

POPA CHUBBY, UNIVERSAL BREAKDOWN BLUES

This is the new release by the bluesman that has been playing the club circuit and cutting records since 1994.   He grew up listening to 70’s rock, and his Hendrix, Clapton, Beck, SRV, and J. Page influences can be heard in his interpretation of the blues.   PC has raised the blues bar, and…

HOUSE OF BLUES TO EXPOSE EMERGING LATIN MUSIC

Los Bunkers, the acclaimed Chilean alternative rock artists, will headline the inaugural Lo Mas Cool Tour, a Latin “Ones to Watch,” it was announced by Manuel Moran, vice president, Latin Programming, Live Nation. “House of Blues Entertainment has always been dedicated to showcasing today’s most talented new artists and developing the next generation of music…

The Royal Wigs, Cosmic American Heartthrob Blues

Cosmic American Heartthrob Blues is the recently released debut EP from The Royal Wigs, a multi-genre outfit with country leanings. Though the members hail from Michigan and Maryland, their sounds and lyrics tend to venture south of the Mason-Dixon Line.   The opening track, “White Line Fever,” begins with some percussive, palm muted guitar chords.…

KIDS LIKE BLUES BAND COVERS CHUCK BERRY

The Kids Like Blues Band Program uses blues music to teach kids reading, writing, math, speaking and the visual and performing arts to less advantaged kids. Founder and teacher Jon Schwartz and the Band have appeared on TV and radio and are seeking more coverage and collaboration to help fund much needed school equipment –…

The Royal Wigs, Cosmic American Heartthrob Blues

The Royal Wigs is a unique band in that the members all come from four different groups: Girls Like Cigarettes, Great Lakes Myth Society, Seldon Plan & Agents of the Sun.   Hailing from the states of Michigan & Maryland, this super group has come together to create something that is special and that works.…

JASON MARSALIS OFFERS MP3 “BLUES CAN BE ABSTRACT, TOO”

Fresh from touring with acclaimed banjoist Bela Fleck and pianist Marcus Roberts, Jason Marsalis returns to his role as band leader and vibraphonist extraordinaire with the release of his latest album, In A World of Mallets, on February 19 via Basin Street Records. His third release on the New Orleans-based label follows the drum-centric releases…

DEAD MODERN VILLAINS, Wisconsin Blues

Deep from the depths of the Green Bay, Wisconsin arises the 3 headed beast known as Dead Modern Villains who released their last album entitled “Wisconsin Blues ” in 2011. I always listen to the opening track extremely carefully. It’s the opening track the band or artists has selected to hit your ears first and…

WIRE: THE JON SPENCER BLUES EXPLOSION PREMIERE

Meat And Bone is the first studio album by The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion in eight years. This is straight up, Grade A Blues Explosion, mixed by Mr. Spencer himself, with no special guests. Meat And Bone is 12 prime cuts of raw rock ‘n’ roll, recorded on Sly Stone’s “Riot” Flickinger console at the…

TEXAN BLUES GUITARIST ZONDER KENNEDY TO RELEASE NEW CD

Texan blues guitarist Zonder Kennedy has recently come out of the shadows of such blues renown as John Campbell, Doyle Bramhall, Dr. John & Buddy Guy. His band, Zonder Kennedy and the Scoville Junkies’ are an extraordinary power trio that are readying the release of a new CD featuring Zonder’s songwriting, singing and awe-inspiring guitarwork.…

BOSTON EMCEE BOYCOTT BLUES NEW VIDEO “iNEED”

‘iMERICAN BOY: The Hungrrr Games Vol. 1’ the new album from Boston emcee Boycott Blues. The album features Edo G, Qupid The Sticky Mama, EzDread, Lucky Dice and Beantown Bricks. He just released the video for new single “iNEED”, which you can peep here. [youtube drvQQmiXdPQ]

WALTER TROUT RETURNS WITH BLUES

The Mascot Label Group will release Walter Trout’s 21st album Blues For The Modern Daze on April 24.   The offering displays the contemporary guitar legend returning to his hard-core blues roots, with songwriting at a creative and personal zenith. Blues For The Modern Daze is Trout’s sixth recording for Provogue Records, a division of…

WALTER TROUT, BLUES FOR THE MODERN DAZE

Being a well-respected blues journeyman carries a lot of weight with the title.   The question is always, after years of blues guitar slinging, how do you interpret the genre this time out?   If you’re the writer, player, and singer, you have your job cut out for you. Saw My Mama Cryin’ is a…

SETH WALKER BRINGS HIS BLUES-INFUSED AMERICANA TO NEW CD

In the three years since his last album, Seth Walker moved to Nashville from Austin, wrote songs with friends new and old, and played many, many shows. And just like most people, he thought about life, about love, and about the changes you experience if you move away (both geographically and philosophically) from those people…

PUT ON YOUR BLUESY SHOES AND CATCH THE LAST FLIGHT OUT

I have come across a talented young lady from Colorado whose talents & interests go way beyond music as you will find in this interview.   Her name is Julia Bryan and her band is called The Last Flight Out which includes Jeff Normon on electric guitar, his wife Marcie Norman on keys and bass…

WALTER TROUT RETURNS WITH BLUES FOR ‘THE MODERN DAZE’

The Mascot Label Group has announced an April 24 release date for Walter Trout’s 21st album Blues For The Modern Daze.   The offering displays the contemporary guitar legend returning to his hard-core blues roots, with songwriting at a creative and personal zenith. Blues For The Modern Daze is Trout’s sixth recording for Provogue Records,…

Candace Bellamy, A thousand Shades of Blues

Candace Bellamy is an Austin based R&B singer that has been running in the same circles and collaborating with some of Austin’s elite. She has proved with her debut CD, “A Thousand Shades of Blue”, that those elitist were in good company.   Candace has a voice that is an instrument all on its own.…

Little Shalimar, The New Pneumonia Blues

Little Shalimar aka Torbitt Schwartz has quite an interesting background which is probably why his music is so unique. He is half Lebanese and half Jewish and seems to be oozing with creativity. He is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, artist, DJ and performer; the list goes on and on. He has played with musical elites like…

RICK SHAFFER HAS THE BLUES…(“DOWN TO A T!”)

Johnny Lee Hooker once said: “The Blues had a child and that child was Rock N’ Roll.” And it is no secret that the success that British Invasion era bands enjoyed stateside was due in large part to their obsession with the Blues. The Yardbirds did it. The Rolling Stones did it. Zeppelin even did…

Brooklyn Blues, Big Apple Blues

Brooklyn Blues are as you would assume from Brooklyn. The album was recorded in 2010 but I’m not sure how long they have been a band or if this is their first release. They are a four piece outfit adding extra musicians for the recording. The album is a healthy 50 minutes long…..not too long…

MURS NEW VIDEO “VARSITY BLUES”

Fresh off this year’s edition of his annual Paid Dues festival, Los Angeles rapper Murs presents the six-song Varsity Blues 2 EP, the sequel to 2002’s first installment. Murs (just about) kicks drugs and alcohol, pulls a gun on the ‘other guy’, dedicates one song to a dead love, another to a lost groupie, and…

GREGG ALLMAN’S LOW COUNTRY BLUES DEBUTS AT #5 ON TOP 200

Rounder Records is excited and proud to announce that Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame legend Gregg Allman’s Low Country Blues debuted at #5 on the Billboard Top 200 this week, selling just under 36,000 records. This is the highest chart position of Allman’s storied career. His debut solo record, 1973’s Laid Back, reached #13.…

THE RHYTHM & BLUES FOUNDATION MOURNS TEENA MARIE

Rhythm & Blues Foundation announced today that “we are saddened by loss of our friend and R&B Legend Teena Marie.” A recipient of the R&B Foundation’s 2008 Pioneer Award, Teena considered the acknowledgment to be one of the greatest honors of her illustrious career. Upon accepting her award in 2008, a tearful Marie said, “Everything…

G. LOVE RECORDS COUNTRY BLUES ALBUM

G. Love has announced the details of his new album, Fixin’ To Die, set for release on February 22nd on Brushfire Records. Recorded at Echo Mountain Studios in Asheville, NC, and produced by The Avett Brothers, this new body of work is arguably G. Love’s most sincere and candid work to date. After a chance…

DEVON ALLMAN’S HONEYTRIBE, SPACE AGE BLUES

Singer/guitarist Devon Allman continues to get acclaim, while carrying on the family’s blues roots with his interpretation of the blues.   His current Honeytribe lineup features George Potsos on bass, and Gabriel Strange on drums.   On this release, he’s also recruited Huey Lewis, Ron Holloway on sax, Bobby Yang on violin, Rick Steff on…

The Bluesmasters, Featuring Mickey Thomas

Like a lot of people, I’ve grown plain tired of rehashed old style blues songs.   After not having heard a stack of such things recently, it really doesn’t feel too bad listening to a group of da old blues.   This disc features Mickey Thomas on vocals, best known for his tenure with Jefferson…

JUSTIN TOWN EARLE COVER ART FOR ‘HARLEM RIVER BLUES’

Bloodshot Records is pleased to announce the impending release of Harlem River Blues, the third full-length from Justin Townes Earle. The record, in stores September 14, is the much-anticipated follow-up to 2009’s Midnight at the Movies. Woody Guthrie once said, “Any fool can make something complicated. It takes a genius to make it simple.” On…

Michel Ackermann, Cole Porter’s Blues

Berlin-based singer/songwriter/pianist is back with his first full-length album release of Cole Porter’s Blues.   Coming off his 2009 EP, Kite, Ackermann decides to delve deeper into his musical & artistic side.   Kite was piano-driven music that included elements of jazz, pop & classical to go along with a peaceful/tranquil setting.   The title…