Post Tagged with: "Blues"

Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers – Emergency Situation (2014)

Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers – Emergency Situation (2014)

Like Piazza himself, this restless delight never stays in one place for long.

One Track Mind: The Stooges’ James Williamson, “Open Up and Bleed” from Re-Licked (2014)

One Track Mind: The Stooges’ James Williamson, “Open Up and Bleed” from Re-Licked (2014)

Add a blues belter, and this little-heard early-1970s Stooges demo is reborn.

S. Victor Aaron’s Mid-Year Best of 2014  (Non-Jazz): Jack White, Me’Shell Ndegéocello, Drive-By Truckers, Lucinda Williams

S. Victor Aaron’s Mid-Year Best of 2014 (Non-Jazz): Jack White, Me’Shell Ndegéocello, Drive-By Truckers, Lucinda Williams

Here are the seven best albums outside of realm of jazz so far in 2014. So says me.

Tomas Doncker Band – Moaning At Midnight: The Howlin’ Wolf Project (2014)

They pay tribute to a blues great, yet create an album that is very much their own.

Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters – Good News (2014)

Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters – Good News (2014)

‘Good News,’ like all Ronnie Earl & The Broadcaster records since their 1990 debut, is where intense soul and stylish exploits intersect.

Walter Trout – The Blues Came Callin’ (2014)

Walter Trout – The Blues Came Callin’ (2014)

Facing what seemed like a certain doom, Walter Trout pushed back – hard.

Jack White – Lazaretto (2014)

Jack White – Lazaretto (2014)

White’s “old, yet new” vibe again has him brilliantly mixing seemingly unrelated styles.

Exclusive video premiere: Robben Ford, “Poor Kelly Blues” from A Day In Nashville (2014)

Exclusive video premiere: Robben Ford, “Poor Kelly Blues” from A Day In Nashville (2014)

Ford’s deep dive into his own record collection revealed a stone-cold classic.

Something Else! sneak peek: Blue Mother Tupelo, “Meet Me Down River” (2014)

Direct, pure and oh so soulful, ‘Only Sunshine’ is another handmade treat.

One Track Mind: Boo Boo Davis, “The Rope” (2014)

The guys at the Dutch outfit Black and Tan Records had been known for bringing notice for overlooked American bluesmen such as James “Boo Boo” Davis, Big George Jackson and Harrison Kennedy. Lately, they’ve been going further by bringing their Delta blues into the 21st century.