Layla Zoe – Retrospective Tour 2019

25 januari 2020|Releases|

With a new sound, a new band, a songlist spanning her discography, and that huge fiery "award-winning" voice Layla Zoe hit the road in November of 2019 on her long awaited "Retrospective Tour." This new double live album recorded in Bremen, Germany during the "Retrospective Tour 2019" takes you on a musical journey and reminds you of why Layla Zoe is considered one of the best in the business.

Cuby + Blizzards – Too Blind To See (LP)

24 januari 2020|Releases|

The legendary Dutch blues formation Cuby + Blizzards, founded by vocalist Harry Muskee and guitarist Eelco Gelling, released their fifth studio album in 1970: Too Blind To See. Available as a 50th-anniversary edition of 1000 individually numbered copies on purple vinyl.

The James Hunter Six – Nick of Time

21 januari 2020|Releases|

The James Hunter Six are back with another sublime offering of no nonsense rhythm and blues. Recorded and produced by Bosco Mann, Nick of Time is a shining example of how a master song-smith can continually draw fresh water from a bottomless well. In addition to the uptempo, swinging R&B that has put JH6 on the map, Nick of Time explores so much more!

The SteelDrivers – Bad For You

20 januari 2020|Releases|

Bad For You, the fifth album from Nashville's hard-edged bluegrass band The Steeldrivers, arrives after a period of triumph and adaptation. The band's 2015 release, The Muscle Shoals Recordings, won the Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album.

G Love & Special Sauce – The Juice. Special guests Marcus King, Keb’ Mo’, Robert Randolph

19 januari 2020|Releases|

Recorded in Nashville with a slew of special guests including Robert Randolph, Marcus King, and Roosevelt Collier, G Love's new release ‘The Juice’ is indeed diploma-worthy. Co-produced and co-written with GRAMMY-winning icon Keb Mo’, it’s an electrifying collection, one that tips its cap to more than a century of blues greats even as it offers its own distinctly modern pop spin on the genre and solidifies his place in music history as a genre-bending pioneer with a sound.

Whitney Shay – Stand Up!

17 januari 2020|Releases|

Stand Up! - it’s not just an album title, it’s an order, forcing anyone who hears Whitney Shay’s brand of rocket-fueled R&B onto the dance floor. A flame-haired stick of dynamite in a sparkling dress, this San Diego phenomenon has made a record for dancing, drinking and dreaming, with songs to soundtrack the peaks and punches of life. “I make high-energy soulful rhythm ‘n’ blues,” she explains, “that makes people dance and feel something deep inside.”

Jeremiah Johnson – Heavens To Betsy

17 januari 2020|Releases|

Some artists need smoke and mirrors. All Jeremiah Johnson needs are songs. In the age of manufactured pop, the acclaimed St. Louis bandleader is a beacon of time-honoured songcraft, writing on acoustic guitar, digging deep for raw lyrics and insisting on studio production that bottles the sweat of his shows. The approach might sound old-school, but on latest record Heavens To Betsy, the result is some of the most vital music of the new decade.

Rory Gallagher – Check Shirt Wizard – Live in ’77

15 januari 2020|Releases|

This 20-song, previously unreleased, Rory Gallagher set is culled from four shows (London, Brighton, Sheffield and Newcastle) during an early 1977 tour across the UK in support of Rory’s then latest album 'Calling Card'. Featuring fantastic live versions of tracks from that album as well as songs from the 1975 'Against The Grain' album and other live favourites.

Lynne Hanson – Just Words

15 januari 2020|Releases|

In February 2020 Ottawa based songwriter Lynne Hanson will release her seventh studio album, "Just Words" on CD and LP. Too tough for folk and too blues influenced for country, Lynne's brand of "porch music with a little red dirt" can turn on a dime from a sunshine, blue sky ballad to a full-on thunderstorm of gritty Americana swamp from one song to the next.

Roomful Of Blues – In A Roomful Of Blues

12 januari 2020|Releases|

Roomful of Blues, the world-renowned, horn-powered, houserocking blues band, will release In A Roomful Of Blues on Friday, March 13, 2020 on Alligator Records. The Rhode Island- based group has been delighting audiences for over 50 years. Blues Music Magazine calls them “the best little big band in the blues.”

Frank Bey – All My Dues Are Paid

11 januari 2020|Releases|

In follow up to his award-winning 2018 album, "Back In Business," Frank Bey powerfully asserts his career status with All My Dues Are Paid. Co-written with Nola Blue Records label mate Kathy Murray, album producer Kid Andersen and co-producer Rick Estrin, the uptempo title track for his sixth album is a celebration of the unstoppable journey of soul bluesman Frank Bey.

Lilly Hiatt – Walking Proof, with guest John Hiatt

11 januari 2020|Releases|

Lilly Hiatt is set to release Walking Proof on March 27th via New West Records. Walking Proof walk the line between Lilly’s rough, rock and roll exterior and her tender, country roots, exuding a bold vulnerability as she takes a deep and unflinching look in the mirror. What emerges is a maturity in her writing, an abiding sense of calm in the face of chaos as she learns that sometimes, you have to let go in order to get what you want most.

Dom Flemons – Prospect Hill: The American Songster Omnibus

11 januari 2020|Releases|

Dom Flemons' third solo release 'Prospect Hill,' bundled with 2015 EP and 12 bonus tracks on Omnivore Recordings set, out Feb. 28. Experience a musical vision through the eyes of “The American Songster” as he brings to light the obscure voices, rare instruments, and century-old traditions of early American popular music through modern interpretations in this timeless release, Prospect Hill: The American Songster Omnibus.

Alex Dixon – The Real McCoy

8 januari 2020|Releases|

Extending a blues tradition that runs deep in his blood, Alex Dixon —producer, bassist, pianist, and grandson of the late master songwriter, producer, singer, and instrumentalist Willie Dixon —returns to the roots with his new album The Real McCoy, due from his label Dixon Landing Music in March 2020.

The Robert Cray Band – That’s What I Heard with guests Steve Perry and Ray Parker Jr.

8 januari 2020|Releases|

Robert Cray has been bridging the lines between blues, soul and R&B for the past four decades, with five Grammy wins and over 20 acclaimed albums. His latest album, That's What I Heard, was recorded at the iconic Capitol Records studios and produced by Steve Jordan (Sheryl Crow, Josh Groban, Keith Richards, Boz Scaggs). The music is a varied sonic blend of blues, soul, boogaloo and gospel. Guest artists include Ray Parker Jr and Steve Perry.

Tami Neilson – Chickaboom

7 januari 2020|Releases|

In Nieuw Zeeland is Tami Neilson al een superster. En terecht! Wat een stem, wat een muziek, wat een liedjes! Ze is een kind van Wanda Jackson, Patsy Cline en Janis Joplin. Haar nieuwe plaat Chicka Boom! is haar beste. Het feministische aan een echtgenoot gerichte openingsnummer Call Your Mama, het eerbetoon aan Mavis Staples, Sister Mavis, het is top van A tot Z. Rockabilly, soul, gospel, het komt op organische wijze allemaal bij elkaar op Chicka Boom! Wat een vrouw, wat een zangeres, wat een plaat!

Jaap van Eik – De bas moet knorren

4 januari 2020|Releases|

De bas moet knorren, boek geschreven door Jaap van Eik. Jaap van Eik is voormalig basgitarist van o.a. Blues Dimension, Cuby + Blizzards, The Motions, Focus, Panda, Livin’ Blues, Solution en Trace. Van 1977 tot 2001 was hij hoofdredacteur van het muzikantenblad Music Maker. Sindsdien is hij werkzaam als freelance journalist. Eerder schreef hij boeken over Focus (2013), Deep Purple (2015) en Cream (2018).

Jimmy Johnson – Every Day of Your Life

29 december 2019|Releases|

90 years young Jimmy Johnson returns to the recording studio for the first time in over a decade. It has been precisely forty years since his Delmark debut 'Johnson's Whacks'. Delmark celebrates Jimmy's homecoming by releasing 'Every Day of Your Life', an album comprised of four original songs and Jimmy's unique take on five other tunes including a solo performance of Jimmy singing and playing piano on the Bobby 'Blue' Bland hit 'Lead Me On'.