Joe Louis Walker - Hornet's Nest

Joe Louis Walker – Hornet’s Nest

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Hornet's Nest - featuring 12 songs, including nine new originals - blends Walker's boundless energy and his myriad influences into a contemporary blues tour-de-force. His always-inventive guitar playing is matched note-for-note by his fervent vocals. From menacing, hard rocking electric blues to cool Memphis funk to R&B rave-ups to Sunday morning gospel, Walker's blues-fierce and untamed, adventurous and fun - continue to define the genre ... Verder lezen
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Book: Pioneers of the Blues Revival

Blues Bites
Pioneers of the Blues Revival: Eyewitness accounts of the blues’ evolution into a global music phenomenon ... Verder lezen
EDDIE COTTON - Here I Come

EDDIE COTTON – Here I Come

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Following his spectacular 2000 debut Live at the Alamo Theater and Extra in 2002, Here I Come shows the triple threat singer, songwriter and guitarist breaking out and up to establish serious credibility as a major new star demanding and deserving to be heard ... Verder lezen
Vandenberg’s MoonKings Teaser 2

Vandenberg’s MoonKings Teaser 2

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Check it out, Vandenberg’s MoonKings have just released a second teaser for their upcoming record MoonKings! ... Verder lezen
Bluesman Leo Welch Releases First Album at Age 81

Bluesman Leo Welch Releases First Album at Age 81

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At the ripe age of 81, most of us sit back and relax. Not so blues and gospel musician Leo Welch from Bruce in northeast Mississippi. He just released his very first album, Sabougla Voices. Good things come to those who wait, but 81 years is a long time by any standard. Leo Welch’s first recording, authentic Mississippi gospel blues with a hill country bent just hit the market this week. It’s produced by the ... Verder lezen
The Randy Oxford Band …it feels good…

The Randy Oxford Band …it feels good…

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Seattle-based trombonist Randy Oxford is bringing his 6-piece high-energy blues and funk ensemble back to a brand new recording, …it feels good… The Randy Oxford Band is composed of a versatile group of seasoned vocalists and instrumentalists who primarily perform original compositions as reflected on …it feels good… ; 9 of the 10 songs were written by band members. This is the band’s 7th recording of its 10-year history and features the lead vocals of Jada Amy, Polly O’Keary (who ... Verder lezen
NIEUW ALBUM BLAUDZUN ‘PROMISES OF NO MAN’S LAND’ OP 7 MAART UIT

NIEUW ALBUM BLAUDZUN ‘PROMISES OF NO MAN’S LAND’ OP 7 MAART UIT

Blues Bites
Vandaag verscheen de nieuwe Blaudzun single ‘Promises Of No Man’s Land’ afkomstig van het gelijknamige album dat op 7 maart gereleased wordt. Begin december verraste de zanger zijn fans en de Nederlandse pers door de opvolger van zijn gelauwerde doorbraakplaat ‘Heavy Flowers’ uit 2012 aan te kondigen. De single ‘Promises Of No Man’s Land’, die door radioluisteraars met veel enthousiasme werd ontvangen, is nu ook verkrijgbaar via iTunes. Het liedje is Hotshot op de Belgische Studio Brussel en 3voor12 Single Van ... Verder lezen
DeWolff - Orchards / Lupine

Release : DeWolff – Orchards / Lupine , nu tevens op de luisterpaal !

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Orchards / Lupine is de tweede volwaardige cd van Dewolff. Hun debuut cd Strange fruits and undiscoverd Plants was een van de meest verrassende debuut cd's van eigen bodem. De inspiratie haalt Dewolff behalve uit de betere rockmuziek uit de jaren 60 en 70, ook net zo goed uit de hedendaagse rockbands. Al deze invloeden zijn ook nu weer duidelijk terug te horen. Wat op Orchard / Lupine vooral opvalt is dat de band weer een stuk volwassener klinkt. Groots!! Nu te beluisteren op 3voor12 luisterpaal bij de VPRO ... Verder lezen
obin Trower - At The BBC 1973-1975

Release : Robin Trower – At The BBC 1973-1975

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On February 15, EMI will release a two-CD set chronicling all of Robin Trower's appearances on the BBC between 1973 and 1975. Included are his first John Peel session from March 1973 along with later Peel appearances, sessions with Bob Harris and a complete BBC in Concert special from 1975. The set includes all new liner notes by Malcolm Dome of Classic Rock magazine, including an interview with Trower. The lineup of Trower's band during this time had Robin on guitar, James Dewar on bass & vocals, and Reg Isidore on drums for the '73 and '74 sessions and Bill Lordan on drums in '75 ... Verder lezen
North Mississippi Allstars - Keys To The Kingdom

Release : North Mississippi Allstars – Keys To The Kingdom (feat. Mavis Staples, Ry Cooder, Alvin Youngblood Hart, …)

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North Mississippi Allstars are proud to announce that their new record, Keys to the Kingdom, (Songs of the South), will be released on February 1, 2011. The album was recorded in the spring of 2010 at the Dickinson family's legendary Zebra Ranch Studio in Coldwater, MS., produced by the band and features guests Mavis Staples, Ry Cooder, Spooner Oldham, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Gordie Johnson and Motown Funk Brother Jack Ashford. The album was recorded after an emotional year during which guitarist/vocalist Luther Dickinson and his drummer brother Cody's father, Memphis music legend, Jim Dickinson, passed away. During that same year, Luther and his wife welcomed a daughter into the world. Keys to the Kingdom is a song cycle, a celebratory declaration of life in the face of death as well as a musical interpretation of this unique experience with the cycle of life, written and recorded honestly, fast and raw ... Verder lezen
Robbie Robertson (press)

Release : Robbie Robertson – How To Become Clairvoyant (feat. Eric Clapton, Steve Winwood, etc.)

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On April 5, 2011, 429 Records will release How To Become Clairvoyant, Robbie Robertson’s fifth solo album and his first record in more than 10 years. Guitar virtuosos Eric Clapton (who co-wrote three tracks with Robertson), Tom Morello and Robert Randolph guest on the album, which Robertson co-produced with Marius de Vries. How To Become Clairvoyant also features Steve Winwood and Trent Reznor as well as vocalists Angela McCluskey, Rocco Deluca, Dana Glover and Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes. Bassist Pino Palladino and drummer Ian Thomas lay down the groove throughout ... Verder lezen
Jeff Beck

Release : Jeff Beck – Rock And Roll Party To Honor Les Paul (DVD , Blu-ray)

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Following the platinum-selling Live at Ronnie Scott’s DVD, Eagle Rock will issue Jeff Beck’s Rock And Roll Party To Honor Les Paul on DVD and Blu-ray. Filmed over two nights at New York City’s Iridium Jazz Club, this DVD captures the two-time Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall of Fame inductee paying tribute to the great Les Paul at the very venue Paul performed every Monday night for 14 years before his 2009 passing. Joined by a cavalcade of guests, including Imelda May and her band, Gary U.S. Bonds, Darryl Higham, Brian Setzer, and Trombone Shorty, Beck treats the star-studded crowd with Rock ‘N’ Roll classics like “How High The Moon,” “Vaya Con Dios,” “Twenty Flight Rock,” and “Walking In The Sand.” ... Verder lezen
The Juke Joints - Going To Chicago!

Release : The Juke Joints – Going To Chicago!

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The Juke Joints waren half juni in Chicago voor de opnames van de nieuw te verschijnen CD. In de Rax Tax Studio o.a. Lonnie Brooks, Eddy Clearwater, Koko Taylor, Los Lonely Boys, Little Ed & the Blues Imperials, werden in samenwerking met producer en gitarist Ronnie Baker Brooks, 13 nummers opgenomen. 'Special guest' op de speciaal voor The Juke Joints door Ronnie Baker Brooks gepende bonustrack 'Going to Chicago', is de legendarische Chicago bluesgitarist, Eddy 'The Chief' Clearwater ... Verder lezen
Zucchero - Chocabeck (cover)

Release : Zucchero – Chocabeck

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Op zijn nieuwe album Chocabeck werkte Zucchero samen met een keur aan internationale muzikanten. Het album is opgenomen in Los Angeles, Bolgheri (Italie) en Londen en klinkt fantastisch, mede dankzij het sterrenteam dat Zucchero ditmaal formeerde: Don Was produceerde 8 songs, Brendan O’Brien produceerde 3 tracks en op de titeltrack Chocabeck zingt niemand minder dan Brian Wilson de backing vocals. Bono tekende voor de tekst van het nummer Someone Else’s Tears, Roland Orzabal voor de tekst van God Bless The Child ... Verder lezen
NOblues - Hela Hela

Release : NO blues – Hela Hela

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De muziek van NO blues begon vijf jaar geleden als driedaagse zoektocht naar de combinatie van traditionele Arabische muziek en Amerikaanse folk & blues. Deze muziek, al snel Arabicana genoemd, groeide uit tot een succesvol genre en NO blues is inmiddels een gevestigde naam binnen de (inter)nationale wereldmuziek. Met Hela Hela is er nu een nieuw én laatste album van deze band ... Verder lezen
Boo Boo Davis - Undercover Blues

Release : Boo Boo Davis – Undercover Blues

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Najaar 2010 is er tijdens de tournee in Zwitserland een nieuwe CD opgenomen. Twaalf nummers (geen covers) / analoog opgenomen in zes uur / één take met z’n drieën in één ruimte. Rauw, hard en simpel, precies zoals Boo Boo, Jan en John live ook klinken ... Verder lezen
Joan Armatrading - Live at the Royal Albert Hall

Release : JOAN ARMATRADING – LIVE AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL

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Joan Armatrading heeft altijd gedaan waar ze zelf zin in heeft en dat is voornamelijk het schrijven en spelen van songs, ongeacht het genre. Ook op deze plaat is zij niet voor één gat te vangen; de nummers lopen uiteen van rauwe soul tot jazz en van beschaafde pop tot blues ... Verder lezen
greg allman - low country blues

Release : Greg Allman – Low Country Blues

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Gregg Allman has revealed the track listing for his first album in 14 years, Low Country Blues. Low Country Blues was produced by T Bone Burnett and is scheduled for release on January 18, 2011 via Rounder. The album will feature appearances by Dr. John and Eric Clapton guitarist Doyle Bramhall II, as well as the core band of bassist Dennis Crouch and drummer Jay Bellerose. Low Country Blues is also Allman’s first solo studio project since the death of his longtime collaborator Tom Dowd ... Verder lezen
JIMI HENDRIX: West Coast Seattle Boy – The Jimi Hendrix Anthology

JIMI HENDRIX: West Coast Seattle Boy – The Jimi Hendrix Anthology

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Legacy Recordings and Experience Hendrix LLC have announced the highly-anticipated release of "West Coast Seattle Boy - The Jimi Hendrix Anthology", featuring more than four hours of rare and previously unreleased Jimi Hendrix music on a five-disc (4 CD/1 DVD) deluxe box set, available Tuesday, November 16 ... Verder lezen