Christians pray for the men of Eyehategod. Which is good, considering the Louisiana sludge giants' 26 years of hardship, disaster, and even death. They may have sold their souls on the bayou. But how else would they spawn heavy, full-bellied blues and give a pulse to stiff darkness? "We're defini ... More >>
Ranking the best of what went around and came around again.
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scenes ... More >>
The Journey of Chris Strachwitz, Arhoolie Records 40th Anniversary Collection: 1960-2000 (Arhoolie Records)
She Ain't None of Your'n (Fat Possum)/What's Wrong with You(Fat Possum)
Les Blank doesn't want his MTV
Oktoberfun: Polka, blues, and drag
Bluesman Phillip Walker's musical sojourn comes full circle
The rich brown joe flow has been the grounds for plenty of perky pop
Life is just a ramble for bluesman John Hammond
Superstars fly personal jets from concert to concert. Real rock bands rent a van and go. Natural Causes is a real band. They're renting a van. And we're going with them.
From the Third Ward to the Third World, Johnny Clyde Copeland lives a continuing blues adventure
From Ottawa to Austin, guitarslinger Sue Foley follows her blues muse
Short on the sides and leave a little on top today, please, Professor. And give me a little of that Sicilian Defense while you're at it.