Saturday, July 31, 2004

Paul Oscher: Down In The Delta
Really captures the deep blues feeling that Paul brings to his live performances. This is real lowdown, gutbucket, down-in-the-alley blues steeped in tradition featuring Paul on neckracked harmonica, guitar, piano, melodica and vocals. He is joined on this album by a stellar cast of some of the best blues musicians working today, including Calvin Jones, Mudcat Ward and Ronnie James on bass, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith, Richard Innes and Levon Helm on drums and Dave Maxwell on piano
Jeff Spence: Rockin Louisiana Man
A piano driven party power blues band with some great playing, kickin horn arrangements, and some funny and some baudy lyrics

Friday, July 30, 2004

Terraplane Blues: Jubilee Stomp
Terraplane Blues defines diversity...Men and a woman, black and white, young and mature, electric and acoustic all meeting on a common ground ... the blues. Think sweaty dancers, raunchy rhythm, mean slide guitar, heartfelt vocals from one superb blues diva, gritty harp and loads of fun. Seasoned to perfection and cookin' just right, they take you back to those juke joint times
Mudfork Blues: Drivin' On Home
Chicago Electric Blues at its best with just a little bit of the Delta sprinkled in

Thursday, July 29, 2004

Wayne Manby: Blues Cd
Wayne Manby creates original blues music that describe a lonely heart crying in the wilderness. His blues guitar can be mellow or the sound of a broken heart crying out for help in the middle of long lonely night
Brian Black: Silk N' Steel
Multi-instrumentalist (piano, National Reso-coustic slide and acoustic guitars, wailin' blues harmonica) Brian Black takes you on a musical journey through a broad spectrum of styles
Paul Gargiulo Band: Life Pouring Through
Bluesy, swing, funkabilly. Bottlenecking high energy music
Pat Hunter: Life Lessons
Not your average blues record. Pat Hunter is a "force majeure". Powerful and versatile, a true "blues diva"
The Boogie Monsters: Live From Yo Mama's Kitchen
Grown from the Reno blues scene! The Boogie Monsters are a fun, entertaining, and high energy group that doesn't fit the mold of the average blues, rock, or funk band
Pat Fulgoni: Dark Side Of The Blues - Pat Fulgoni Live In Prague
Steaming blues album from acclaimed English singer Pat Fulgoni with Czech backing band. Recorded live in Faust Studios, Prague, many of these players have backed the likes of BB King on his Czech outings

Wednesday, July 28, 2004

Bompah Kim and the Cheap suits: Adoption House
Lies somewhere between harmonica blues and old timey guitar jazz
Mike Oakley: Spendin' The Day In Bed
Singer/Songwriter's eclectic mix of rocking blues, jazz, country & swing

Sunday, July 25, 2004

The Lady "A" Blues Band: Blues Train
Florida Keys resident, Lady A with her strong, earthy blues vocal style and harmonica playing has made a place on the Florida map from the pan handle to key west. Some of her influences are Etta James, Aretha Franklin and Robert Plant to name a few. She has worked with K.C and The Sunshine Band as well as various other touring and recording pros
Blue Planet: Out of the Blue
This Central California band, Blue Planet, brings a fresh new sound to the blues, infusing jazz and rock elements into their original songs. A familiar sound, yet original. Their most common critique at shows: "That's just GOOD music, by any standard."
B.B. and The Stingers: 1st Blues Band On Venus
Original, modern blues/rock -- New Jersey guitar legend Bernie "B.B." Brausewetter's virtuosic power trio mixes in acid rock, swing, surf, and rockabilly for an outing that's scorching, relentlessly creative, and loads of fun
Joe Vicino & The SmokeDaddys: Shine
This CD will take you on a journey through the Blues with songs ranging from Texas Romp to Sweet Delta Blues. 7 songs with Soulfull Vocals and 3 Instrumentals, this CD should appeal to the Guitar Blues Lover
Wayne Baker Brooks: Mystery
Wayne Baker Brooks' debut album has been a long time coming, but it's well worth the wait: Mystery delivers mainstream appeal without betraying the family legacy. -Blues Revue

Saturday, July 24, 2004

Father Son Band (FSB): Spontaneous Combustion
This music is straight ahead instrumental Blues/Rock&Roll improvisation recorded Live
Timothy Dale: I Love Drunk Women
Electric/country blues-rock laced with slide guitar and gritty vocals and contains his most requested, "I love drunk women," a must have party song
Chris Tofield: Broken Strings
Blues rock with a new twist; dynamic performer whose unique and masterful guitar style is matched by his energetic and soulful vocal delivery

Friday, July 23, 2004

Stan Watkins: That's What I'm Talkin' 'bout
Stan has been writing songs since age 10, and has finally got around to recording a CD. Inspired by jam sessions at Buddy Guy's blues club in Chicago. Stan plays a mix of Hendrix inspired blues and rock. Stan's favorite groups include Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Sly Stone, Graham Central Station, Allman Brothers, BB King, and Peter Frampton
Peter Burg & Blue Suburban: Hit & Miss
Original, electric blues; a blues that encompasses elements of traditional blues forms, rock-a-billy, country swing, and rock'n roll with the occasional surf influence
Big Bones: So Low
A combination of blues & funk (blunk). with an eleven page booklet with text and picture. You get an inside view of one of the blues international soliders
Monster Mike Welch Band: Adding Insight To Injury
On his fourth CD, he delivers hard-hitting original blues with intense virtuoso guitar, edgy, thoughtful songs, and passionate vocals

Thursday, July 22, 2004

Snake Drive
Hill Country Blues from the twang of Delta to the rockin' out drive of electric style. Every track burns slow and steady with a cummaltive heat

Tuesday, July 20, 2004

BluesPower: Spare Parts
A mix of Blues, Jazz, Country, & of course good old Rock 'n' Roll
Debra Lyn Neufeld: Lock Up Your Sons
A rip roarin' guitar blues album
Dave Walker & The Ambulators: Mostly Sonny-A Tribute To Sonny Boy Williamson
The first ever tribute to legendary bluesman Sonny Boy Willamson! Featuring the voice of the mighty Dave Walker. Many consider Dave to be THE voice of Savoy Brown. Even the most casual fan of Savoy Brown will know Dave's voice from their most popular albums 'Street Corner Talkin' 'Hellbound Train' and 'Lions Share'
Bill Sheffield: Hearing Things
Accolades abound from around the world...Blues guitarist Tinsley Ellis says "Bill Sheffield is the most dynamic Blues and Soul singer to come out of Georgia since Otis Redding." Roy Buchanan said "Bill is the most underrated guitarist he's ever heard." "Music played with belief and sung with true emotion is an enjoyable experience. That is the foundation on which Bill Sheffield sings and perform." said Michael Mee of Blues Matters UK
Denny Newman: Noah's Great Rainbow
Blues with attitude. Guitar led British blues/rock with political Dylanesque lyric content. Quotes: "the best kept secret in British blues" "a blues poet" GLR Radio. "Intense guitar" Paul Jones BBC Radio live session
Bill Deiz: Rock Steady
Pour some gasoline on your party's fire and get down with some blues and soul music from a master
Chronic Tendencies: I Lie Awake
Southern Blues-Rock
Dave Nevling: Nightshade
All original harmonica and guitar blues album with a raw, razor edge
Dave Nevling: That Look
All original harmonica and guitar blues album with a raw, razor edge
Nuno Mindelis: Blues on the Outside
Knockout electric blues on a rare 1999 CD by Nuno Mindelis

Friday, July 16, 2004

James Rogers Band: Wanna Go Home
James Rogers' latest CD showcases his exciting guitar style and unique vocal sounds. The title track "Wanna go home" is a perfect example of his soulful, straight from the heart songwriting style. With fifteen years of experience to his credit James Rogers is an unstoppable talent
Mario: Born To The Boogie
Dazzlingly upbeat original Boogie and R&B, with a horn section to match

Thursday, July 15, 2004

Jerome Clinton Thompson: Blues Junction
The intersection of Texas Blues, Texas Coast Jazz and a little Funk and Country to boot. This album is heavy on guitar from screaming lead to clear Texas Tele but it's also rich with Jazzy/Blues vocals
Big Mike and The Booty Papas: The Best of Big Mike and The Booty Papas
Real blues from Macon Georgia. Not Southern Rock but Real blues
Nick Curran & the Nitelifes: Player!
A legitimate up and coming star, Nick just won the Blues Foundation's W.C. Handy Award in Memphis as the blues' foremost New Artist. The buzz about Nick has been growing quickly since his blazing 2003 debut, Doctor Velvet, and Player! is nonstop, hard rocking rhythm and blues as only Nick and the Nitelifes can play it
Smokin' Joe Kubek & Bnois King: Show Me the Money
Show Me the Money is a worthy successor to Joe and Bnois' acclaimed Blind Pig debut, Roadhouse Research. Kubek's flame-throwing guitar work tempered by the finesse of King's accompaniment and smooth vocals remain the bedrock of a powerful, irresistible combination. Or, as the Minneapolis Star-Tribune put it, "a rare blend of hot guitars and cool savvy, that does, indeed, smoke."

Wednesday, July 14, 2004

D.K. Stewart: DK-4 In The House
Blues, Funk and Rockin' Boogie by the Northwest's premier artists in a raw and no "over-dubs" or "sweetened" format. This CD features a quartet ensemble performing at its finest
King muDDfish: Hook Water Wolf
Groundbreaking, but reverent original versions of masterpieces made famous by John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters and Howlin Wolf; featuring masterful slide, heartfelt harp, lead and vocals... a band of musicians' musicians

Tuesday, July 13, 2004

Mike Hammar and The Nails: Going Home
Soulful Rockin' Blues full of funky guitar and down hone harmonica
Jeff Lasley Trio: Electric Blue
From the Elmore James-inspired opener Freight Train, to the T-Bone Walker-esque Jeff's Jump, this CD's got it all. Including five great originals
The Rex Granite Band: Rollin' & Tumblin'
Omaha's Blues/Rock Original, The Rex Granite Band, draws it's fresh/retro sound from a variety of sources. Straight-up Rock and Roll, Blues, and Gospel all play heavily in their gutsy roots rock style. Sarah and Rex are the primary song writers in the band, but the true appeal lies with the unique vocal of Sarah Benck along with Sarah/Rex guitar chemistry
W.D. Dailey: Fingerpickin' Blues from the Hills of West Virginia
A solo acoustic performance for traditional lovers of Piedmont and Delta blues with lots of slide guitar and a song on a "one string" diddley bow
Paul Mayasich: Where you been?
Piano-pounding blues with an edge

Sunday, July 11, 2004

Jayme Kelly Curtis: Sugar & Sand: A Trilogy in Three Moods
Full, womanly vocals that wrap themselves around your core and Jayme's own brand of metaphysical bluesy songs brought to spine-tingling life by some of the hottest acoustic players anywhere
Meg Lawson: Found My Nerve
The CD features a mixture of acoustic and electric covers and standards, along with selected originals