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Music Reviews

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

Ross Neilsen and the Sufferin Bastards - Redemption

Check Out "Redemption" by Ross Neilsen and the Sufferin' Bastards

Ross Neilsen and the Sufferin' Bastards' new album "Redemption" has one of the most promising sounds in blues today. The band is tight, gritty and full of energy.
James Kinds - Love You From The Top

James Kinds' "Love You From The Top"; Soul, R&B and Blues

James Kinds, the tried-and-true working bluesman, has recently released Love You From The Top, a righteously soulful album packed with West Side Chicago sound.

Magic Sam's West Side Soul is Literally Blues at it's Best

Delmark Records' recent reissue of Magic Sam's "West Side Soul" is a great new remastering of a classic album that has been widely regarded as one of the best blues albums of all time.

The Todd Wolfe Band’s “Live” is solid blues-rock

The Todd Wolfe Band's "Live" album almost certainly captures the energy and magic of the live show that they have a reputation for putting on. Blues and rock fused with energy make this album burst!
Rob Blaine - Big Otis Blues

Rob Blaine Flexes His Blues Muscles in Big Otis Blues

Rob Blaine is a Chicago blues talent, and his latest album, Big Otis Blues, is a statement that his diverse brand of the blues is a force to be reckoned with.
Myron Walden - Countryfied

Myron Walden's "Countryfied"; Smooth Southern Soul

In a sentence: the latest album from Myron Walden is called Countryfied, and it's a rare, smooth, saxophone-driven gem.

Texas style blues with Marc Benno and The West Side Horns

Marc Benno has released another album "I Got It Bad" to add to his already bulging body of work. According to my calculations this is the 18th album released by Marc Benno. He has...
Shemekia Copeland

Alligator Releases Shemekia Copeland "Deluxe Edition"

Shemekia Copeland sings straight from the soul. Delivering her songs with an amazing intensity and maturity, she's come to be one of the finest, most-acclaimed female blues and R&B singer of her generation...
Roomfull of Blues - Hook Line and Sinker

Totally Hooked on "Hook, Line and Sinker" from "Roomful Of Blues"

The party starts as soon as you look at the cover of the new CD from Roomful Of Blues. Come to think of it, I think I voted for this cover design on the...
Gregg Allman - Low Country Blues

Gregg Allman's New Album "Low Country Blues" is Spectacular Blues

Gregg Allman's new album Low Country Blues is, in a word, phenomenal.
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