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Long-Read Articles

These are articles over roughly 750-1000 words. People who want to invest some time in reading come to this section.

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Victor Wainwright: Pushing the Envelope With The Train

"When we go out and play this music live, people are just dancing. They’re smiling. Their hands are clapping and their arms are up. That’s our goal. That’s why we do what we do." - Victor Wainwright

The Teskey Brothers Love Their Blues

"We’ve always believed that less is more, and that’s the way we record as well, very simplistically; we don’t overdo things."
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Chris Cain Talks Music, the All-Stars and His Biggest Influence – His Dad

"When I get to play for people, whether it's 10 people like in the old days, or whoever shows up to the clubs and festivals now, I take that home with me every night." - Chris Cain

Dave Mason and Steve Cropper Team Up for a Summer Tour

"Everybody in the business or a musician worth a damn knows who Steve Cropper is and knows his history."
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Rich Sherman Gives Us the Lowdown on the Doheny Blues Festival

To the blues community - we're looking forward to this year's Doheny Blues Festival, as well as the future of the event. We're very thankful for twenty years of support, but need the fans to come out, especially this year.

California Honeydrops On How They Blend NOLA Sensibilities with Funky R&B

"We ingest all kinds of horrendous crap in our music; it’s just like poison, and it’s really popular and people love it, but do you really want to be taking that?"
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Brant Buckley Interviews Blues Rocker Tommy Conwell

"As I get older, I am interested in authenticity. I want to see how close to the bone I can get. I want to see how real to the heart I can get. I want to see how real of a song I can write. I am still chasing that." Tommy Conwell

Black Stone Cherry’s Fertile ‘Family Tree’

“The most important thing I learned from my dad was – he told me, ‘I don’t care how much money you make or how important you become, always treat everybody with the same respect.’"

Warren Haynes Talks About Tom Petty, Marcus King, Neil Young, and “Naked Guy”

"We thrive on the energy coming from the crowd so the different energy coming from the audience makes us play differently, makes us respond to each other differently..."

Book Excerpt: A Selection From Twist Turner Autobiography ‘Blues With a Twist’

"You wouldn’t find this place on any blues tourist map. The white musicians on the Northside largely had no idea it existed, or if they did, they didn’t really understand what was going on there. This place should have been a national treasure!"
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