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King Mud – Victory Motel Sessions (2016)

King Mud – Victory Motel Sessions (2016)

Left Lane Cruiser’s Freddy J IV and Black Diamond Heavies’ Van Campbell combined to make some of the most honest, inspired gutbucket blues-rock you’re likely gonna hear this year.

Tedeschi Trucks Band – Let Me Get By (2016)

Tedeschi Trucks Band – Let Me Get By (2016)

With ‘Let Me Get By’ the TTB is a full-time, fully mature and fully self-contained ensemble ready to conquer the world. Already, they’re well on their way to doing just that.

Glenn Frey’s music gave us a peaceful, easy feeling

Glenn Frey’s music gave us a peaceful, easy feeling

Earlier today the Eagles co-founder, singer and guitarist Glenn Frey became the latest entrant to a quickly overcrowding Rock ‘n’ Roll heaven, succumbing to a variety of maladies. He was sixty-seven years old.

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2015  (Part 1 of 4, Non-Jazz): Erykah Badu, Shemekia Copeland, Sam Butler

S. Victor Aaron’s Best of 2015 (Part 1 of 4, Non-Jazz): Erykah Badu, Shemekia Copeland, Sam Butler

S. Victor Aaron picks the best of 2015’s non-jazz albums, including Erykah Badu, Shememkia Copeland, the Blind Boys of Alabama’s Sam Butler and others.

R.E.M.’s ‘Green’ boasted more ambition that it did cohesion, but so what?

R.E.M.’s ‘Green’ boasted more ambition that it did cohesion, but so what?

For all of the wailing from college-radio hipsters (ahem!), R.E.M.’s ‘Green’ arrived this month in 1988 with some of the band’s most durable individual songs.

As Gov’t Mule reached a turning point, By a Thread delivered

As Gov’t Mule reached a turning point, By a Thread delivered

Gov’t Mule dug deeply for ‘By a Thread,’ released on Oct. 27, 2009, retaining all of their soul and grit even as they emerged with a new lineup.

The story behind Hall and Oates’ most misunderstood album

The story behind Hall and Oates’ most misunderstood album

Hall and Oates may not have had a more abrupt shift than the one between ‘Abandoned Luncheonette’ and what followed in October 1974.

The Zombies – Still Got That Hunger (2015)

The Zombies – Still Got That Hunger (2015)

Perhaps the Zombies’ finest effort to date, the appropriately titled ‘Still Got That Hunger’ combines their initial vision with a fresh outlook.

Ethan Keller, “Lost Dog” (2015): One Track Mind

Ethan Keller, “Lost Dog” (2015): One Track Mind

With tasteful horns and a fine lead guitar, Ethan Keller delivers another delicious musical Scooby snack with his new folk-rock tune, “Lost Dog.”

James Leg – Below The Belt (2015)

James Leg – Below The Belt (2015)

On ‘Below The Belt,’ the music of the preacher from hell James Leg is satisfying to the soul – whether Leg is in his usual element or not.