Tag Archives: blues

LANCE LOPEZ – Trouble Is Good

August 11, 2023

Cleopatra 2023 A quarter of a century since his debut, Southern lick maverick shows no quarter to the unbelievers in the beauty of distress. From the outside it may seem that Texas blues have long been boiled down to bluster … Continue reading

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June 15, 2023

CAD Music 2023 Having roamed the backroads of roots music for a quarter of a century, a rambunctious bunch of rock vagabonds rope in Terry Reid and take the route back home. If compartmentalizing one’s output looks like a game, … Continue reading

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GRIFF PETERS – Canyons And Waves

April 22, 2023

Impropriety 2022 A quietly disturbing paean to the precious art of living from a San Diego minstrel. Even knowing that this singer-songwriter graduated from Berklee – an oxymoron of sorts – can’t prepare the listener for surprises that are concealed … Continue reading

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SAVOY BROWN – Blues All Around

April 19, 2023

Quarto Valley 2023 Getting to the point has never been easy: a farewell missive from a long-running champions of a tuneful wailing. The ultimate beauty of classic blues bands – with “classic” an attribute of the collective and the genre … Continue reading

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BLUES IMAGE feat. Mike Pinera – Next Voyage

April 12, 2023

Solar Music 2023 No plain sailing for the American mariner whose guitar filigree flies across orchestral sky to new horizons. “We can laugh our lives away and be free once more”: thus goes this collective’s most famous song that’s been … Continue reading

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