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Music Reviews

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

One Crow Murder

"One Crow Murder" by Ben Prestage; Many Roots, One Man Band

Roots musician Ben Prestage has recently come out with a diverse album that shows off his well-honed multi-instrument skills and broad southern roots influences

Grady Champion's Dreamin'

Grady Champion, 2010's International Blues Challenge winner, recently released "Dreamin'", an excellent album that showcases his unique harmonica prowess.

Franc Robert's "Why Do I Never Win" is Rock Solid Blues

Franc Robert's "Why Do I Never Win" is a wild mix of rockin' delta blues-influenced music, with a little intricate finger picking mixed in for good measure!
Trombone Shorty - Backatown FEATURED

"Backatown" by Trombone Shorty — Supafunkrockadellic!

Recent Grammy nominee and New Orleans native Troy Andrews, better known as Trombone Shorty, has been exploding in popularity. His album Backatown is a rockin', funky, horn-heavy good time.
Tab Benoit - Medicine

"Medicine" by Tab Benoit Is Powerful Cajun-Man Blues

Tab Benoit, one of the blues' most successful artists in decades, is set to release his latest studio album, and it may well be his best to date.
Mistakes Were Made - Broke and Hungry Records

"Mistakes Were Made", Broke and Hungry Records' Towering Delta Blues Achievement

"Mistakes Were Made" might be the best captured congregation of mind-blowing delta artists since Alan Lomax!
Big Joe and the Dynaflows - Can't Keep A Big Man Down

Big Joe and the Dynaflows Deliver Jumping Rhythm, Blues, Rock

Big Joe and the Dynaflows new album "You Can't Keep A Big Man Down" is a jumping blues anthem with unique flavors of classic R&B, swing, wicked drumming, power guitar, and heavy horns!

Johnny Rawls Proves Memphis DOES Still Got Soul

The title of Johnny Rawls' new CD "Memphis Still Got Soul" is as descriptive as an album title can get. Johnny's perfect soul voice, horn section, B3, and sultry female backup singers are the perfect soul music combination.
Marcia Ball - Roadside Attractions Promo (narrow)

Marcia Ball's "Roadside Attractions" is Louisiana Rockin' Blues!

Marcia Ball is a force of New Orleans piano playing & a Texas roadhouse fireball! Her new album "Roadside Attractions" from Alligator Records is a pumped-up, gulf coast piano force to be reckoned with!
Rory Block - Shake Em On Down

Rory Block's "Shake Em On Down" Is A True Homage

Rory Block is set to release her new album, a tribute to Mississippi Fred McDowell, on Tuesday. Fans of Rory and country blues will be thrilled to have her latest album, which is packed with extras.
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