Wednesday, June 30, 2004

Slaughterhouse Blues
Blues to make you smile, groove, and shake your money maker
Mark Huttner: Born in Minneapolis
Blues from a Minneapolis artist. First release, First love, Music

Monday, June 28, 2004

Lara Price Band: Faces of the Blues
An all-American singer with a sultry stage presence and a voice that demands your attention-smoky, lonely, sexy, and powerful

Saturday, June 26, 2004

Big Steve and the Trainwreck: Sigh For Me
Blues to get your toe a tappin' and put the grind in your behind
Wolf & His Pack: Howlin' For You
Emotionally charged, powerful vocal delivery rated, "Best contemporary blues." 2003 Nashville Blues Society
Glen Eddy Band: Fire Storm
Takes the basics of blues and rocks them out!

Friday, June 25, 2004

The Cry Babies: Wicked Brew - 12 Pack
Hot Blues - Raw Rock
Trainreck: The Train Keeps a' Rollin
Two-piece, 21th Century Texas/Mississippi Hill Country Blues and Boogie
The Buddaheads: Mumbo Jumbo
The very best of Rockin' Electric and acoustic Blues
Little Toby Walker: Live At The Bottleneck
2002 International Blues Challenge Winner Little Toby Walker Fingerpicking Blues and Ragtime CD. John Hammond call's Toby 'A Real Knockout.'
Mike Kindred: Handstand
Boogie-Woogie, barrelhouse, sultry, sleazy, piano Blues. Two guys, two days, one room, live.
Steve Thorpe: Trouble
From bare bones delta, to rockin the house Texas blues to Chicago Funk. Hard, whiskey throated vocals power guitar. Electric and acustic slide guitar as good as it gets

Thursday, June 24, 2004

Danny Moon: To Good To Be Bad
Rock blues, delta blues, and acoustic blues rock with hints of Eric Clapton, Gary Moore and Stevie Ray Vaughan
CG & The Hammer: Feels like home
Electric blues for the 21st century - deeply rooted in the traditions of Chicago and Texas, yet fresh, original and innovative
Jimmy Z: Z Tribe Caught Inside
There's a reason legendary blues Diva Etta James calls Jimmy Z her "Hootchie Cootchie Man" and Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics calls him "the best harmonica player in the world." Jimmy attracts attention
Eric Noden: Midwest Blues
Soulful acoustic blues guitar, piano and vocals with punchy rhythms and a dixieland/jugband swing. Echoes of Mississippi John Hurt, Reverend Gary Davis and Dr John
David Maxwell: Max Attack
This highly acclaimed blues and jazz pianist is best known for his soulful virtuosity and unmatched ability to reach the heart of post-war Chicago Blues
Eddie Boyd: Eddie Boyd & His Blues Band
Re-issue of the 1967 recording, featuring Peter Green

Tuesday, June 22, 2004

Jack Hawkins Blues Band: Not Like Your Blues
Good hard blues done in a very unique style...not like your old blues
Jeff Miller: Fly By Wire
Instrumental guitar music. A blend of country, blues, jazz-fusion and melodic rock & roll

Sunday, June 20, 2004

Alex Gomez: Always Never
Whiskey voice. Devil slide. Shaman Drum. Careless love. Mojo sex. Hoodoo drugs. Let's just call it garage punk blues
Blue Delta: Down Home Blues
Acoustic Blues in the Piedmont and Mississippi Delta tradition
Ratso: Water Rising
An eclectic collection of rockin', funky, soulful blues with one reggae tune fueled by Ratso's searing guitar. With guest appearances by Grammy award winner Jeff Bova and Scott Henderson. A total groove based cd. Turn it up
William Purvis and the Seventh Sons: What's Troubling Me
Stop right there and come on in. The raucous slide and harp are back in a roots stew celebration of Raw Blues and Gritty Soul
Kelly Richey: Kelly Richey Live...As It Should Be
"Live...As It Should Be" testifies that Richey is a guitar tornado who can rip it up with the best of them. Her trio format allows her boundless freedom to weave fretboard wizardry challenging anyone wishing to dual with her. Blues purists beware
Jeremiah & the Red Eyes: Red Eyed & Restless
Jeremiah Samartano leads this power trio thru a roots rock, delta blues, sorta punk rock sound. Slammin guitars and original songs with a dash of clash and a pinch of r.e.m., Neil Young, Willie Nellson & Charley Patton to boot
Dave Nevling: Heady Brew
All original harmonica and guitar blues album with a raw, razor edge

Wednesday, June 16, 2004

Kelly Richey: Kelly Richey Live / DVD
Great blues-rock by female electric lead guitar phenom. Review: "...Richey is all about the sizzling live show, which is exquisitely captured on her (DVD) release, including an engaging interview about her career." Rick Bird, Cincinnati Post

Friday, June 11, 2004

The Nighthawks: The Nighthawks - Live at The State Theater with Special Guest Hubert Sumlin
On November, 29, 2003, Mark Wenner, Pete Ragusa, Jan Zukowski and Pete Kanaras took the stage in front of a packed crowd at The State Theater in Falls Church, Virginia. As a special treat, they were joined on stage for several songs by legendary Howlin' Wolf guitarist Hubert Sumlin - also one of The Nighthawks' "musical heroes." This high energy and truly historic performance was captured on film and recorded using a mobile 24-track digital recording system. In post-production, this recording required no overdubs and demonstrates the kind of high quality performance that is possible from a tight, professional and talented group of musicians

Thursday, June 10, 2004

6V6: Tube Rejuvenator
Swingin' jazzy blues, from one of the midwest's foremost songwriters
Dan Treanor: African Soul
Afro Delta, down home, gutbucket blues. LoFi, no frills, straight from the heart

Wednesday, June 09, 2004

Paul Rose Band: Half Alive
This is the award winning English guitarist's first CD with his own band and features ex Rory Gallagher and Alvin Lee Drummer Richard Newman, with Paul Bangash on Bass, formerly with vocalist Sam Brown, who now sings with Dave Gilmour
Caroline Dahl: Night House
Original energetic piano-driven instrumentals in american roots styles of boogie-woogie, swing & blues accompanied by bass, drums, and sax or violin

Tuesday, June 08, 2004

Sydney Ellis: Sydney Ellis Live - The Bushwhacker Blues
An election year blues song. Sydney, in this live band recording offers her opinion and observations about the current ignominious political conditions in the U.S

Monday, June 07, 2004

Baggerz: Paper or Plastic?
Blues to ballads to Rock, done cleanly with style
Brett Marvin and the Thunderbolts: UNCHAINED
Slide, country boogie blues with a touch of gospel
Chris Merkley: One Foot
A modest blend of a couple hundred locals stomping their feet, clapping their hands, screaming and singing along with a 24 year old singer playing resonator guitar, blues harp, and his foot inside one particular bar on April 2, 2004
Kathi McDonald
Blues In the vein of Janis Joplin and other great woman blues legends with modern musicians and recording techniques

Friday, June 04, 2004

Mark Easton Limousine: Greener
Hailing from Sydney's famous Bondi Beach this powerful trio came blazing out of seemingly nowhere with their new album "Greener" - a mix of blues, roots rockabilly and rock influences with energy to burn
Jimmy "T99" Nelson: Cry Hard Luck
Jimmy now brings you this first ever CD anthology of his earliest sessions. The songs that made him famous "T99 Blues" and "Meet Me With Your Black Dress On", not to mention 21 more that have been extremely hard to find until now. Jimmy's big booming voice in his prime belting out the tunes he wrote. These are some real authentic 50's Texas Blues with the great "Peter Rabbit Trio", and the "Maxwell Davis Band". This collection is a must have for anyone who enjoys horn drenched swinging Texas blues
Cootie Stark: Sugar Man
Cootie Stark is one of the last authentic Piedmont blues guitarist/singers alive today. He learned his songs at the feet of the originators of Piedmont Blues - Baby Tate, Pink Anderson, Walter Phelps, Peg Leg Sam and Blind Sammy Doolie. Cootie Stark has a repertoire of 100's of Blues and Gospel songs, making him one of the last direct links to a South long gone
Neal Pattman: Prison Blues
Nobody makes moonshine, works a cakewalk, chops wood or plays a harmonica like 70-something Neal Pattman. Losing an arm in a wagon wheel at the age of nine hasn't slowed him at all

Thursday, June 03, 2004

Jeff Wierema: Cemetery Walker
Rocking blues, mellow acoustic and good old rock 'n roll. raw, rugged and lo-fi