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Music Reviews

This is the all-encompassing section to review anything music-related.

Banditos Slash and Turn In Concert

"I think really we’re just into older music. We’ve never been too (dependent) on contemporary music. We all kind of formed this band by our similar taste in music. We grew up on oldies stations."

John Mellencamp Celebrates the Spirit with ‘Sad Clowns & Hillbillies’

'Sad Clowns & Hillbillies' is without question a contemporary masterpiece. This is some of the best writing and music that Mellencamp has ever been kind enough to share with us.

Jason Ricci Treats Us to ‘Approved By Snakes’

Ricci's playing lifts us up, makes us move, slams us against the wall and says, "What's up?," but most importantly, it makes us feel.

The Beatles As Blues – ‘You Can’t Do That’

It's well known that the Beatles began as a skiffle group in England. Steeped in blues and R&B influences, they almost single-handedly created the genre of pop music. But what would have happened, had...
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Linsey Alexander Releases ‘Two Cats’

Although 15 tracks, and over an hour in length, we wondered where the time went, before pushing play again. It's that good.

On the Road with Southern Avenue June 6th – 12th

Southern Avenue continues to bring fans their blistering Memphis blues, filled with infectious energy, joyful showmanship, and masterful playing...
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BluZ Unleashes ‘Unlocked’

Skillfully crafted lyrics combined with masterful music make Unlocked a must have album.

Sarah Shook’s ‘Sidelong’ Is Country, Smothered in Grit and Washed in Rockabilly

Friends, this ain't your daddy's country music. This is Loretta Lynn Meets The Clash Meets Brian Setzer.

On the Road with Southern Avenue – Smokin’ In Steele BBQ and Blues Festival

Southern Avenue blew the roof off with their brand of soulful Blues and delivered it Memphis style.

Cary Morin’s ‘Cradle to the Grave’ Speaks with Contemporary Delta Sound

'Cradle to the Grave' is filled with the sort of acoustic blues that makes the hairs stand up on a listener's arm.
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