.@TedoStone was born to play rock and roll. Growing up in a family with a musical father and where brothers handed down bass guitars to younger siblings like old sweatshirts, Stone was fronting a band and playing in motorcycle bars around his hometown of Covington, Georgia, when he was 12Read More →

Jacob Needham & The Blue Trees: “Southern Americana Groove Rock” by Eileen Shapiro Nashville based Alabama raised band, “Jacob Needham & The Blue Trees” have recently released a sexy, bluesy, rock n’ roll single via Spectra Music Group, entitled “Alabama Baby”, which is accompanied by a salaciously fun-loving video. “AlabamaRead More →

Review from www.seattlepi.com . After the huge success of Brothers and El Camino, it’s hard to believe that The Black Keys’ debut album was recorded in the drummer’s basement. On The Big Come Up (2002), Dan Auerbach‘s vocals are as raw as those of Little Richard and Bo Diddley. His lyrics are heavier than Little Richard’s “Tutti Frutti,”Read More →

Review from www.dbknews.com . Since its formation in 2011, Vulfpeck has made the revamping of old-school funk its singular mission, and the band’s Oct. 17 release, The Beautiful Game, shows marginal progress. In the album, the group looks back over its shoulder at a few bygone conventions of funk while deliveringRead More →

Review from www.glidemagazine.com . Low Cut Connie made their wacky and weird debut in 2011 with the truly fantastic record Get Out the Lotion. With its oddball album artwork and throwback soul songs like “Full of Joy” and “Johnny Cool Man”, no one knew what to make of them. It seemedRead More →

Robert “Wolfman” Belfour (September 11, 1940 – February 24, 2015) was an American blues musician. He was born in Red Banks, Mississippi. When he was a child, his father, Grant Belfour, taught him to play the guitar, and he continued his tutelage in the blues from the musicians Otha Turner, R. L. Burnside, and Junior Kimbrough. Kimbrough, in particular, hadRead More →

Review from www.relix.com . The Texas-based duo of Anthony Farrell and Andrew Trube were steady members of JJ Grey & Mofro, before focusing on their own eclectic funk and soul outfit Greyhounds, whose third album, Change of Pace, couldn’t have a better title. In what tends to sound like at leastRead More →

Scrapyard by Adriano Viterbini + Reed Turchi This international collaboration finds noted guitarists Viterbini (from Rome) and Turchi (from Memphis, Tenn.) coming together as a duo. The two have a minimalist, dark blues chemistry overflowing with earthy delta slide and dark pulsing electric guitar. No rhythm section only adds toRead More →

Joel Gion (PRE-ORDER) by Joel Gion To study Joel Gion is to study the mystery and history of rock and roll itself. Rock and roll itself is an element indefinable at its core, no matter how deeply one investigates either the mystery or the history – in fact, it’s likelyRead More →