Music Reviews

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

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.
Andy Poxon Band - Red Roots FEATURED

Andy Poxon’s "Red Roots" is a Ground Floor Opportunity.

If you want to follow an artist that will be exceptional no matter what he puts his hand to, then make sure you start with Red Roots.

Blues Tools – From the Diaphragm: Microphones, Part 1

Have you ever been to a show where you couldn’t really hear what the singer was singing? Where every word just came out sounding like some sound, but not really anything intelligible?

Blessissippi Crossroads Concert; Killer Blues for the Greatest Cause

The Blessissippi Crossroads Concert, an event that had been in planning for months, was finally upon the town, and Ground Zero Blues Club was the site of one of the most exciting concert events in recent memory.
Marion James Essence FEATURED

Marion James gives us her musical vintage on her new CD Essence.

This has subtle layered taste that awakens the palette, the sleek lines that silently scream power and style, and the sounds that deliver the groove with such finesse that they resonate with the rhythm of the soul.
The Last Sultan - Ahmet Ertegun

"The Last Sultan" a Fascinating Look at Atlantic Records Founder, Ahmet Ertegun

An eye-opening, glamorous, sometimes scandalous account of life in a wildly successful record label.

True Blues Concert Film Recorded at D.C.'s Restored Howard Theatre on April 22nd

On April 22nd, incredibly talented performers took the stage at the Howard Theater. The outcome was legendary.
Humbucker Pickup

Blues Tools – Picking Up the Basics, Guitar Pickups

It’s the key component to what makes an electric guitar do its magic, but not everyone knows how they work.
Eddie C Campbell - Spider Eating Preacher

Eddie C. Campbell – Spider Eating Preacher Brings the Family!

Eddie C. Campbell is a genuine expression of West side Chicago blues, and his history and latest album, Spider Eating Preacher, from Delmark Records, leaves no doubt.
Preamp Tubes

Blues Tools – Big Changes from Little Glass: Preamp Tubes

Today we talk about vital source of sound from Amps. The difference between the little tubes is the difference between a “punchy” or “hot” amp sound and a “smoother” feel at higher volumes. Find out why!
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