Reverend Peyton is a fishin', huntin', hootin', hollerin' hillbilly from the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. He can chop a tree down faster than a forest fire. He can build a cabin in his sleep. He's got more beard than a black bear. His overalls stay covered in other people's blood, his ... More >>
Donald "Duck" Dunn, the famed session bass guitarist for Memphis-based Stax Records and R&B band Booker T. & the M.G.'s, died in Tokyo after performing at the Blue Note night club with fellow musician Steve Cropper. He was 70. Dunn was born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1941. He met future guit ... More >>
If you've never heard of Akufen (AKA Horror, Inc., AKA Marc Leclair), we can't really call you clueless. After all, the elusive Montreal-based producer rarely gives interviews and it's been a minute since he's even played in the U.S. In fact, his show at the Electric Pickle with Flight Crew tonight ... More >>
via Henry Gray's Facebook pageBlues piano man Henry Gray.With seven decades of boozy riffing, troubled loving, and tough living behind him, Henry Gray is a complete and unabridged human history book of the American blues. Born on the outskirts of New Orleans, this piano player first pounded the ... More >>
Van Morrison ventures back into the slipstream.
Primo Pizza and Fatburger cater to late-night snackers on the Beach.
It's all in the stars.
An independent record store finds its own level
Thanks to style and showmanship, Albert Castiglia is South Florida's real deal
King Bee plays the Magic City blues
Another Talented Local Musician heads for the Hollywood (California) hills
The new Jimi Hendrix box offers too much of a not-so-great thing
A Brit-pop band's decidedly American rock
From his modest headquarters in Little Haiti, polka legend Li'l Wally Jagiello spreads happiness the world over
Former Broken Spec Matthew Sabatella finds time for the spotlight
Cover your ears or bask in the blare. Miami avant-skronkers Harry Pussy, Rat Bastard, and Tom Smith's To Live and Shave in L.A. have launched an audacious aural assault on the senses. But is anyone out there listening?
He's spent his life making music for fun. Now he's about to become the Next Everything.
Give him the chance and partyin' Charlie Musselwhite will break your heart
Jazz and blues do the horizontal bop as William Evans looks forward and back
Mr. Smith goes on the road and tries to describe it
When Piano Bob and the Snowman won a prestigious W.C. Handy Award, they had no idea they'd end up duking it out with another Miami band in a Memphis alley.
A landslide loser from your friends at the U.S. Postal Service
With a new line-up and an old gig, Iko-Iko keeps rolling along