Posts Tagged ‘blues’

– Words by Brian K. Ullrich / Photos by James Villa – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill / Dallas, TX (Friday, April 22nd, 2016) On Friday night at Gas Monkey Bar and Grill, blues lovers from all walks were treated to the power and soul of Blues Master Ana Popovic. Dressed more like a super-model in a fringed black mini-dress and…

15 SONG SET AVAILABLE ON DOUBLE VINYL, CD AND DIGITAL An occupational hazard of musical genius is categorization. Most humans, in the face of greatness crave sourcing. This desire can lead to labeled boxes impeding an evolving brilliance. Miles Davis began blowing big band tunes. Keith Richards, Eric Clapton and Albert…

– By Brandon Callies – “PUSH PLAY” Austin based band, Buggaboo, play a swampy blues-rock blend that would make New Orleans’ finest jealous. The band’s newest album, Asteria, pulls from varied musical stylings, making it a great listen regardless of typical predetermined musical preference. Buggaboo is comprised of thre…

– By Michal Elizabeth Smith – I would venture to say that most, if not all of the musicians I look up to are females, among them Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac, Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine, Ritzy Bryan of The Joy Formidable, and Lauren Mayberry of Chvrches. Within the last century women have gone from ent…

– By Dustin Blocker – “Texas’ Gary Clark Jr. Makes The Blues New“ Check out this new-ish clip by Texas neo-blues troubadour Gary Clark Jr.  The track and its clip are steeped in the familiar; yet Clark somehow makes it sexy and current.  A conundrum, indeed. “Numb” Gary Clark Jr.…

– By Michal Elizabeth Smith – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” Euphoria to the ears, the Brandon Callies Band release their latest EP, Life Is Still Good. Spellbinding riffs and indelible lyrics will captivate you from the beginning. Instrumental and lyrical dexterity thrive among their melodic creations. The band has genuinely enc…