Album Reviews

Roy Trevino

Roy Trevino Proves the Boy Can Play

With the pinch of gospel and a mix of Los Lobos, Jeff Beck, and a flare of Gospel, Roy Trevino creates an incredible album.

Brian Langlinais’ 'Right Hand Road' Is Great Summer Blues

A great mix of originals and covers, electric and acoustic, this album should be included in any up and coming collection. Pick it up soon.
Walter Trout - Blues for the Modern Daze

Walter Trout – Blues for the Modern Daze

Blues for the Modern Daze is everything fans of Trout have come to expect -- and nothing less. Archetypal blues-rock, skillfully combined with a heavy base of country blues.

‘Blues’n Around’ by Donald Ray Johnson and Gas Blues Band Is Great Blues

Blues’n Around is a welcome addition to any music library! Listeners will agree after spending time with it themselves.

Eli Cook Delivers on ‘High Dollar Gospel’

Cook's rendering of Muddy Waters' "Can't Lose What You Never Had" is slow and deep, and his Dan McCafferty evoking vocal shook us to our core.
ben rice band - pour me some whiskey

Thirsty for some Blues? Ben Rice Band – Pour Me Some Whiskey!

Ben Rice Band’s Pour Me Some Whiskey is like a well stocked bar and a brilliant bartender -- you constantly get surprised in the best ways possible!

"Live In Halifax" by the 24th Street Wailers Is Hot & Swingin' Blues

Recorded at Bearly's House of Blues in Halifax, Live In Halifax is varied, soulful, and the next best thing to being there at a 24th Street Wailers show. The great thing about this album is that it accurately captures all the energy and talent of the band, and the appreciation of the audience.
Bill "Howl-N-Madd" Perry -- Painting by H.C. Porter

"The Clarksdale Sessions" from Bill "Howl-n-Madd" Perry; Delta Blues & Much More

The latest from Perry finds the singer exploring his depths while keeping a familiar feel to his trademark sound.

TBT – Magic Sam's "Black Magic Deluxe Edition" Reveals So Much

This record is such a fine example of how Magic Sam mixes a perfect soul stew, seasoned with a huge helping of heart, and blues.

Dogs & Bones' "2.1" is funky!

Dogs & Bones is six tracks of swampy, smokey, hard driving blues-rock. The band has a sweet stripped down style with, primarily, simply a guitar, drums, and base with the occasional harmonica interspersed into...
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