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Anders Osborne – Peace (2013)

Anders Osborne – Peace (2013)

All Anders Osborne wants is the same thing all of us wants: a little peace. But the frictions of his life continue to provide rich fodder for his well-honed roots rock confessionals.

S. Victor Aaron’s Top Albums for 2012, Part 1 of 4: Non-Jazz

Part 2, Mainstream and Modern Jazz >>> For the sixth straight year, it’s time to look back on the year in music to recollect which albums I really, really liked this year and make a list.

S. Victor Aaron’s Half-Year List of Top Albums for 2012, Part 1 of 4: Non-Jazz

Since 2007, I’ve had year-end lists for the albums I thought stood out over the rest, within and without jazz. If the Mayans are to be believed, there won’t be time for year-end lists for 2012

Anders Osbourne – Black Eye Galaxy (2012)

Coming off the career high water mark of American Patchwork, the rugged New Orleans based singer-songwriter Anders Osborne delivers another set of harrowing tales of addiction amongst hymns of hope and redemption.

Eagles, Herbie Hancock, Tom Petty, Levon Helm slated for 2012 New Orleans Jazz Fest

The Eagles and Tom Petty play the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival for the first time, as 2012’s lineup is announced for the sprawling outdoor music event featuring rock, jazz, Americana, gospel, rhythm and blues, Cajun and zydeco.

Mike Zito – Greyhound (2011)

Mike Zito’s new release Greyhound moves with impressive force between acoustic story songs, and these grinding, hellhound-chased blues-rock numbers.

Tab Benoit – Medicine (2011)

Since his 1992 debut Nice And Warm, you always know exactly what you’ll get from a Tab Benoit record: honest, rough-and-ready electric blues with a dash of Cajun seasoning, soulful bayou ballads and a two-step or two thrown in for good measure.

Best of the Best: The Official™ Something Else! Top 10 for 2010

Best of the Best: The Official™ Something Else! Top 10 for 2010

by Something Else Reviews Over the last few weeks, this merry band of music lovers has offered its varied take on the Year That Was. Now, we winnow it all down. First to go were the personal obsessions (Mark: Mary Halvorson; Pico: Greg Ward’s Fitted Shards), and other worthy entries that somehow didn’t gather critical mass (Tom: Field Music; Nick:Read More

Quickies: New Release Roundup 2010, Vol. 7 (blues and roots edition)

Quickies: New Release Roundup 2010, Vol. 7 (blues and roots edition)

Trombone Shorty’s sudden emergence on the national music scene from the streets of Treme is one of the big music stories of 2010. by S. Victor Aaron Sometimes when listening to music, neither jazz nor mainstream is right for the moment. Blues or something folky or rootsy is usually called upon to fill in that gap. And there’s been aRead More

One Track Mind: Anders Osborne "Boxes, Bills and Pain" (1999)

by Pico One of the coolest things about being a music fan is that no matter how much music you’ve already listened to, you can always discover great new talent that will sound fresh and exciting to your ears. Even if the talent has been around a while and is only “new” to you. Recently, I’ve been exploring the musicRead More