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среда, 30 января 2019 г.

Tom Kuhr - Old Dog...Old Tricks

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 25:34
Size: 59,0 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Rock/Blues Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. I'm Ready - 3:15
 2. Rollin' and Tumblin' - 3:47
 3. Same Thing - 3:12
 4. Can't Find My Way Home - 4:21
 5. My Babe - 3:20
 6. Baby Please Don't Go - 3:55
 7. Maybellene - 3:41

My buddy Don Beyer and I are now making music the long-distance way. Using various digital music gizmos and gadgets that are available these days, we are collaborating between Michigan and Florida zip codes. I put together the initial tune with guitars, vocals and other stuff. Don adds his stellar bass playing, then engineers the final mix. So, here’s ‘OLD DOG – OLD TRICKS’…just some of my most favorite blues/rock tunes in the keys of A & E.

Old Dog...Old Tricks

четверг, 24 января 2019 г.

Big Pacific - Big Pacific 1

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 44:07
Size: 101,7 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Electric Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Jones'n the Road - 3:41
 2. Changin' - 4:31
 3. Keep Me Posted - 5:43
 4. Celebrate the Universe - 4:17
 5. I'm on Fire - 4:56
 6. Tumble Down - 3:19
 7. Rockin' on the Water - 5:08
 8. I Wanabe Yo Man - 4:37
 9. Ticket - 3:46
10. Shook and Rattled - 4:03

A guitar driven, blues based, class rock album. We are Big Pacific, and this is ONE! Roly Sandoval (guitar & vocals), Gavin Dixon (bass & vocals), Nick Dokter (drums & vocals), Sig Schnellert (keyboard and bg vocals), Brendan Hedley (keyboard & bg vocals), Ricky Renouf (guest vocal harmony).
In a studio on a little mountain not too far from the sea, we became a union of veteran musicians dedicated to playing our original music. Big Pacific wears its influences proudly; listeners will be reminded of a gamut of 70s music, from Cream to Little Feat and even Huey Lewis and the News, all wrapped in the tight professionalism of musicians who have entertained audiences across Canada and around the globe.

Big Pacific 1

Chris Summer - Maybe Someday

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 45:40
Size: 105,0 MB
Label: CSM001
Styles: Blues/British blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Black Knight in Harlem - 3:19
 2. The Debt Man - 3:16
 3. Out of My Hands - 4:49
 4. Hold on Till the Springtime - 3:25
 5. Now You're Gone - 3:48
 6. Maybe Someday - 4:40
 7. Appearing in Your Head - 4:18
 8. Side Stepping the Fall - 5:04
 9. Zombie for Your Love - 3:05
10. Machines - 6:33
11. I Gotta Go - 3:19

A debut album from singer/songwriter Chris Summer from Scotland
Drawing on a variety of influences from blues, rock and popular music Chris has worked with a number of experienced, talented musicians to create the single Maybe Someday and the album Maybe Someday.
His musical style include everything from John Coltrane, Muddy Waters, Van Morrison, the Beatles, the UK indie scene and beyond.
Words, music and arrangements Chris Summer.
Chris Summer (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Ian McKinna (backing vocals, bass guitar, keyboard, percussion), Fraser Spiers (harmonica), Cameron Jay (trumpet), John Burgess (alto saxophone, flute), Ted McKenna (drums), Kirsty McKinna (backing vocals).

Maybe Someday

Gaslight Street - You Already Know

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 33:42
Size: 78,0 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Soul-Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Let me Go - 4:24
 2. Try to Remember - 3:26
 3. Tear us Apart - 3:33
 4. Salvation - 3:34
 5. Therapy - 3:43
 6. Demon - 2:58
 7. No Time - 3:38
 8. Hey, Brother - 3:57
 9. Easy Papa - 4:25

A blues and soul infused blend of moonshine and honey/
In early 2015, Gaslight Street stood at a familiar crossroads that every band comes to at one point or another. Their long time guitarist had left the band, and the quartet was reduced to three. They had a calendar full of dates, including a month long tour out to Colorado. They could have easily decided to stop and take a break, but Whitt Algar (keyboards/bass) decided he would simply combine his skills as bassist/keyboardist and keep the band rolling. He learned to play bass lines on the top organ while still playing the keys on the piano stacked underneath all in the matter of weeks. Stratton Moore (drums) and Campbell Brown (Guitar/Vocals) went to the woodshed with their band mate and forged a new sound. Soul, the backbone of their music, had become more prominent and Algar’s own songs were being introduced to the band. They continued their journey out west for a month long tour to Colorado and back. When they returned to their hometown a new band had been born.
In 2016 the band won the CPMA Blues Band of the Year and released “Two Years Gone”, the album they recorded in 2014 as the quartet. Touring had become more and more frequent and the band had discovered a cohesiveness from both the road and the stage they performed on. In the Summer and Fall of 2017 they recorded new tracks at Fairweather Studio (Charleston, SC) for their first studio album as the trio. Omar Colon (Owner/Engineer) and Brown are putting the final touches on the project in order to release the album by Summer of 2018.

You Already Know

Larry Carr - Evolution

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 70:09
Size: 161,6 MB
Label: SkyWalk Records
Styles: Americana/Rock/Folk/Blues/Country
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Simple Man - 5:45
 2. I Keep Forgetting - 5:17
 3. Blue Jean Blues - 3:48
 4. Wait for it - 4:42
 5. Ain't No Sunshine - 4:17
 6. In Texas - 3:51
 7. The Things I Used to Do - 3:25
 8. Hard Luck Blues - 4:32
 9. Turn the Page - 6:04
10. Oh Brother - 4:20
11. Tennessee Bloodhound - 5:11
12. King of Hearts - 4:17
13. November Leaves - Blues Remix - 5:38
14. Digital Strings - Blues Remix - 4:14
15. Blue Jean Blues - Up Tempo Remix - 4:41

Larry Carr Jr. was born in Nashville Tennessee 1976. Music has been part of his early childhood. Musical influences where Country, Motown, pop culture and  early forms of Rap. He has watched and heard the progression of music explode from the late 80 s till present day. Currently Larry lives in Avondale, Arizona. Larry’ s musical interest pan towards Blues, Pop, Alternative rock, Country. He has taken 2 years of Guitar and currently  continuing  taking  Monthly guitar/ piano /harmonica lessons at the Anderson Institute of Music and  Performing Arts. He is also taking a singer/song writer class taught by Edward Anderson. Larry also attended a writers work shop with producer Steven Ventic in 2015. Larry will be taking professional  vocals lessons at  the Anderson  Institute of Music. Larry performed at Opah  Greek cafe -Westgate Phoenix 2015, Hard Rock Cafe' in Phoenix Arizona 2016. In the future Larry will be working towards releasing original works of music in 2016  as he continues to evolve in to a polished musician and songwriter.


Good Paper Of Rev. Rob Mortimer - Lock It Down Tight

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 44:54
Size: 103,6 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Memphis Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Take This Bad Ass Down - 4:48
 2. I Don't Need You - 4:02
 3. This Ain't No Throne - 4:34
 4. Delta Side of Vicksburg - 4:43
 5. High Ground - 3:40
 6. Such a Scream - 2:07
 7. You're My Radio - 4:00
 8. She Can't Stand Me - 4:46
 9. I Hope - 4:17
10. Lock it Down Tight - 4:35
11. When I'm Gone - 3:18

Good Paper of Rev. Rob Mortimer combines the wit of Tom Waits, the Southern charm of Conway Twitty, the growl of Howlin' Wolf, and the energy of James Brown, with a Memphis-Delta-Soul Sound.
Good Paper of Reverend Rob Mortimer is based in Greenville, Mississippi; "The Heart and Soul of the Delta".
Rob Mortimer on vocals, guitars, lap steel, piano, electric piano, organ, and synth.
Jeffrey Tonos on guitars, backing vocals, piano, and Synth.
David Morgan on basses and backing vocals.
Walter Washington on drums and percussion.
The Funeral Horns are: Art Edmaiston on Tenor Saxophone and Baritone Saxophone; Marc Franklin on trumpet and flugelhorn; and Bob Dowell on Trombone.
Special guests are: Rick Steff on honky tonk piano and organ; Pete Matthews on percussion, and Toby Vest on Organ.
This record was engineered at American Studios in Memphis, TN by High/Low Recording; Toby Vest and Pete Matthews.
Mastering by Abbey Road Studios, London, England.

Lock It Down Tight

Double Shuffle Blues Band - Good Boys

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 34:26
Size: 78,9 MB
Label: MBMusic
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Good Boys - 4:02
 2. Please To Meet You - 4:01
 3. I'm A Lover - 6:28
 4. Hey Oh, Let's Go! - 5:02
 5. Boom Boom - 2:49
 6. Crazy About You - 4:16
 7. Or Maybe Not - 3:41
 8. Nothing At All - 4:03

Good Boys is our second Album’s title and the project we are working for a year: “We started like a cover-band; we use to play the great classic of the blues like Albert King, John Lee Hooker and the great songs of ’60s-’70s of Jimi Hendrix and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Over time we separated ourselves from emulation and embarked on the unpublished musical production. After 2 years from the first covers we have evolved a lot; our genre is evolving and moving away from the true blues and we are heading towards a more modern and energetic rock. But our roots are there and will always be there! The sounds learned by playing the great musicians of the last millennium have marked us in the unconscious and if we had never left them probably today we would not be here to compose unpublished music with so much pride and passion “.

Good Boys

Anthony Gomes&the New Soul Cowboys - Coming Back for You

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 32:21
Size: 74,2 MB
Label: Up 2 Zero
Styles: Modern Electric Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Painted Horse - 3:36
 2. Rebel Highway - 4:14
 3. What It's All About - 3:28
 4. Won't Let You Down - 4:16
 5. Born to Ride - 4:08
 6. Carolina - 3:35
 7. You Are Amazing - 4:12
 8. Coming Back for You - 4:48

Anthony Gomes (born May 14, 1970, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian blues and blues rock guitarist and singer. He was born to a Portuguese father and a French-Canadian mother. After his 1998 debut album release Blues in Technicolor, he began touring the United States and Canada and he has since recorded eight more albums. Gomes resides in St. Louis, Missouri, United States, playing a fusion of blues with rock and soul, and with the Anthony Gomes Band has toured North America and Europe.

Coming Back for You

Dean Newton Trio - Dean Newton Trio

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 47:20
Size: 108,5 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Contemporary Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Here i Am - 3:52
 2. Bright Lights - 3:50
 3. Something i Was Told - 3:29
 4. Hillbilly Blues - 3:45
 5. What You've Got - 4:16
 6. Waitin' By the Phone - 4:45
 7. C4 - 5:44
 8. Ain't No Friend of Mine - 5:04
 9. Clog Dance - 3:27
10. No Tomorrow - 4:22
11. MR P.C - 4:42

Dean Newton - Guitar, Vocals;
Jeff Barnes - Bass;
John Marcangelo - Drums.

If blues and booze go together like milk and cookies, then the Dean Newton Trio would be a perfect “pub band.” They’re from Cumbria in the United Kingdom, and boy, can they pack a wallop with a guitar. These three will “beat you, bash you, squish you, mash you, chew you up for brunch, and finish you off for dinner or lunch” (Attack of the Killer Tomatoes) with the sheer force of their shredding prowess. This is music to get drunk to, plain and simple. Out of eleven songs, ten are originals, full of the kind of voltage one needs on a Friday or Saturday night. Purists might say, “This is ALL rock!” Would they be wrong? There are no classic numbers here, and the blues rhythms find themselves submerged in the other genres presented, like R&R and funk. Nevertheless, front man Dean Newton has above-average vocals and clear diction. Tunes such as “What You’ve Got” add a semi-political twist to the powerhouse proceedings.
A graduate of the London College of Music, Dean has studied under some of the most highly-respected guitarists in the world. At the age of twenty-eight, he’s a highly in-demand “muso” and guitar teacher whose playing style is thoroughly postmodern, yet rooted in the traditions of blues, rock and jazz. Never one to stand still, he is always seeking out new sounds and concepts to flesh out his albums and push the proverbial envelope. Newton has been described as a virtuoso guitarist by many of his industry peers, and is also an endorsed spokesman for Tokai Guitars.
Drummer John Marcangelo and bassist Jeff Noble also have considerable experience in the blues/blues rock scene. Marcangelo’s greatest claim to fame is being a private student of legendary jazz drummer Philly Joe Jones. As for Noble, he’s been playing bass for over four decades and has toured worldwide with different ensembles and on cruise liners.
The following track combines keen songwriting and potent musicianship in a neat package.
Track 05: “What You’ve Got” – We all try to keep up with the Joneses, and it’s costing us: not only in our wallets, but in our souls as well. With a killer bassline by Jeff Noble and melodic guitar by Newton, nifty number five is a cautionary tale. “Well, you read it in the papers and you see it on the news. You’ll see it when you least expect, when you’re buying your new shoes. It’s all about what’s cool, and it’s all about what’s hot. Because it’s all about getting what you want instead of wanting what you’ve got.” Danceable and catchy, this one’s a winner for sure.
The Dean Newton Trio has put forth a notable debut that’s perfect to enjoy with potent potables!

Dean Newton Trio

The Holds - Juke

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 51:49
Size: 119,8 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Rock/British Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Waste of Time - 4:25
 2. Move - 4:37
 3. Ready or Not - 3:51
 4. Fix - 3:29
 5. Give 'n' Take - 3:32
 6. Gonna Love You - 3:40
 7. Sunrise - 4:16
 8. Back Home - 4:17
 9. Too Late - 3:49
10. Turn It Up - 3:56
11. You Could Use Me - 4:09
12. Keep It Going - 3:33
13. Feel - 4:09

Swampy, bluesy, gritty soulful rock n roll. Written, produced and arranged by The Holds. Ryan Setton: Vocals, Guitars Eric Hein: Lead Guitars Andre Galamba: Base Justin Wiley: Drums and percussion Alex Lebel: Keys
The Holds are a hard working band from Montreal, Canada who are dedicated to craftsmanship, showmanship, the creative process and community. Everyone in the band aims to bring a little something to the overall sound to make up the whole. The result - a unique and exciting musical journey through their swampy, soulful and bluesy rock n roll.


среда, 23 января 2019 г.

Harold Stewart & The Blues Hounds - Black Cat Moan

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 65:31
Size: 151,0 MB
Label: Moonshadow Enterprises, LLC
Styles: Blues/Rockin' Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Black Cat Moan - 4:33
 2. Wreck & Roll - 3:57
 3. Outta Sight! - 3:15
 4. Blame - 4:47
 5. Blues Before Breakfast - 5:42
 6. Something to Lose - 7:26
 7. Watermelon Man - 4:05
 8. Funk It! - 4:03
 9. C-Breeze - 2:37
10. I'm a Little Short - 4:40
11. About This Dog - 6:20
12. If You Don't Want My Heart - 5:26
13. John the Revelator (East Meets West) - 4:52
14. Winter Winds (Karakkaze) - 3:42

This album includes a WIDE range of flavors from the Blues menu! Boogie swamp-rock, slow Blues, west-side Chicago grooves, Blues-funk, Memphis style horns, a New Orleans Dixieland vibe, & even 2 songs recorded in Japan with monster taiko drums!!

Black Cat Moan

Springer & Cagle - Everyday Blues

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 40:15
Size: 92,5 MB
Label: Dogwog
Styles: Blues/Blues Vocals
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Everyday Blues - 4:29
 2. Lucille - 5:02
 3. Nasty Little Words - 4:23
 4. Finally - 4:44
 5. Get off My Nerves - 4:40
 6. Bring it on Home to Me - 3:39
 7. Love and Happiness - 4:24
 8. Nobody Cares - 5:15
 9. What Am I Crying For? - 3:35

"Everyday Blues", by Robyn Springer & Greg Cagle, is contemporary blues project featuring new originals and a fresh take on an some old favorites.

Everyday Blues

Brian Gallagher - Brownstone

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 50:44
Size: 116,4 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Guitar Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Prologue (A Murderer's Justification) - 4:18
 2. Brownstone - 4:26
 3. The Other Side of the Wall (feat. Megan Hilty) - 4:18
 4. Shady Mr. Dodd - 3:26
 5. Daisy Dearest (feat. Megan Hilty) - 3:48
 6. Bloody Mr. Andrews - 3:14
 7. Rest Now (A Lullaby) - 2:59
 8. Scary Mary - 4:12
 9. The Mark on Mr. Marx - 3:58
10. We Are Found (The Final Lullaby) [feat. Megan Hilty] - 3:16
11. The Demon's Dance - 4:49
12. Odd Mrs. Dodd - 3:28
13. Aengus of the Mines - 4:28

A heavy rock n' roll concept album about a serial killer who becomes haunted by the ghosts of her victims. ODD MRS DODD was well aware of her husband’s extra marital activities. A soft spoken, stoic person, she silently accepted her situation until the morning SHADY MR DODD returned home with intent to gather his things and leave her for another woman. This was the event that sent ODD MRS DODD over the edge. What she’d kept bottled inside for years exploded, invigorating her to brutally stab him to death. Prior to the murder, her social interactions were few to nonexistent, and she experienced life solely within the comfortable confines of her apartment walls. She was emboldened by the act of murdering her husband, and as a direct result found the confidence to venture out into the halls of the East Village BROWNSTONE in which she lived. Her goal was to meet her neighbors and form inspired friendships. What she discovered, however, was a building full of the kind of life, or lack thereof, that was a direct reflection of her former one. It was at this point she began mercy killing each and every inhabitant of the BROWNSTONE. But what dies in the BROWNSTONE can never leave the BROWNSTONE, so she’ll be haunted by the ghosts of her victims until she acquiesces to show herself the same brand of “mercy” she showed them.
BROWNSTONE is a rock n’roll horror event, a walk-through haunted house with a musical narrative. The listener will travel from apartment to apartment escorted by the NARRATOR (a guitar playing blues singer), and will meet all the haunted house's residents, experience their struggles, their untimely deaths, and their ultimately triumphant rebirths.


вторник, 22 января 2019 г.

Bob Frank - True Stories and Outrageous Lies

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2018
Time: 34:15
Size: 79,3 MB
Label: Ripcat Records
Styles: Blues/Acoustic Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Low Down Dirty Ways - 3:35
 2. Married Woman Blues - 3:11
 3. Chinese Knock-Off - 2:27
 4. People Don't Change - 2:43
 5. Come on Baby and Ride With Me - 3:18
 6. Blues on 9/11 - 2:17
 7. I'm So Damn Lazy - 3:02
 8. High Maintenance Woman - 3:24
 9. Stavin' Chain - 2:33
10. Dead Man's Curve - 3:20
11. Lucky So Far - 4:20

After a lifetime in traditional music as a performer, producer, writer, educator & journalist, Bob Frank steps out with his first solo recording of original music. Frank's prior recordings include 8 cds with the Blue Lunch band, 3 bluegrass albums with the Hotfoot Quartet and numerous recordings and sessions with other groups. As a performer and artist, Frank has a lot to say.

True Stories and Outrageous Lies

Whitehorse - The Northern South, Vol. 2

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 25:10
Size: 82,9 MB
Label: Six Shooter Records Inc.
Styles: Rock/Blues Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Who's Been Talkin' - 4:33
 2. Baby, What You Want Me To Do - 3:46
 3. John The Revelator - 3:18
 4. Baby, Scratch My Back - 4:33
 5. I Just Wanna Make Love To You - 2:55
 6. St. James Infirmary - 6:03

Skeptics might claim that a band that releases two sets of traditional cover songs in rapid succession is merely biding time while waiting for real inspiration to come. Granted, there’s a certain validity in that theory, especially given the fact that retreads of popular standards are decidedly in vogue these days. Thank you, Paul McCartney, Rod Stewart, Van Morrison and all the other elders of that age who figure that being of senior status is reason enough to ignore the generation gap completely. As a result, any attempt to return to one’s roots seems a valid artistic indulgence, especially since it serves as a reminder that creativity often evolves from unexpected origins.
Why then, should Canada’s Whitehorse, the Polaris Prize-nominated husband and wife team of Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland, be any different? For one, they’re considerably younger than most of the artists that have gone this route. Secondly, they’re less known than the aforementioned artists that pursued that path. Happily then, this duo filters their intention through invention. Adept in both roots and rock, Doucet and McClelland are proficient enough to put their own spin on their selection. After all, they’ve done it not once, but twice, in the span of two successive releases.
Like its predecessor, Vol. 2 finds the pair offering an individual approach to archival blues and seminal soul, tapping arrangements that are consistently unexpected. Jimmy Reed’s “Baby, What You Want Me To do?” is considerably more subdued than the edgy approach that’s typically taken. Willie Dixon’s classic “I Just Wanna Make Love To You” is upbeat and effusive, practically breathless in its pent-up passion. They make that dark and dire Gospel song “John The Revelator” sound strangely seductive. Likewise, the timeless “St. James Infirmary” is so harsh and haunting, it effectively retools the song and takes it into an even deeper dimension. Released in the wake of their cheery holiday album A Whitehorse Winter Classic, The Northern South Vol. 2 offers further opportunity to fully explore Whitehorse’s diversity and dynamism. It’s anyone’s guess what they’ll do next.

The Northern South, Vol. 2

David Christensen - Sliding Thru

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 48:56
Size: 112,2 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Sliding Thru - 3:36
 2. Wars of Man - 4:26
 3. Eastern Bound - 4:14
 4. Kitchen Floor - 3:56
 5. Lay Me Down - 3:53
 6. Damage Done - 4:46
 7. Don't Pass Your Life By - 4:15
 8. Son's and Daughter's of Change - 3:57
 9. Reveur - 3:11
10. Alone Thru the Night - 3:52
11. Wicca Queen - 3:28
12. The Road i Walk - 5:18

As a songwriter and collector of sounds, Dave has blended blues, rock, soul, roots a cohesive collection of memorable songs.

Sliding Thru

Call Me Mildy - Take a Bite of This

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 45:21
Size: 104,0 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Rockin' Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Runnin' - 3:28
 2. All i Need is Your Love - 4:38
 3. Perfect Day - 4:51
 4. Haven't i Told You - 4:10
 5. Meet Me in the Alley - 4:24
 6. Keep Love Movin' - 4:55
 7. Why-Take a Bite of This - 3:24
 8. Where You Goin' - 3:43
 9. My Woman Left Me - 4:24
10. Sweet As - 3:13
11. Summer Love - 4:06

High energy blues rocker Call Me Mildy's new dynamic album released in 2019. Featuring an eclectic span of blues, blues rock, reggae and dirty harp rock. Some pretty pretty songs abound in Haven't I Told You and Perfect Day. Regina Canada's Call Me Mildy is an engertic four piece blues rock band fronted by singer/songwriter Greg Mildenberger (Mildy.) The new album 'take a bite of this' is an eclectic and varied journey through modern alternative blues rock. There's high energy cuts like 'Runnin' and 'Why', which punch out jump blues at its best. One of Mildy's most popular tunes 'My Woman Left Me' features Mildy's raucous slide guitar playing and shows the influence of boogie blues. The ballad 'Haven't I Told You' is destined for greatness with its heartfelt lyrics, honeyed backing vocals and sincere lyrics. Meanwhile, 'Perfect Day' tells a story of a broken heart with a sublime track featuring slant harmonica and dire straits style guitar grooves. Mildy's song 'Where You Goin' is a gritty, dark look at humanity, featuring some of Mildy's dirtiest harp playing. And his fight song 'Meet Me in the Alley' conjures up visions of Irish Punk meshing with Canadian blues rock. 'Keep Love Movin' melts the southern rock fan's heart, while 'All I Need Is Your Love' grooves on guitar solos and a surprising melody. 'Sweet As' brings some silliness to the album, and 'Summer Love' finishes off this consistently good album with a smooth and happy reggae style tale of summer love. Call Me Mildy is fronted by Greg Mildenberger, who writes the songs as he sees them, if the song is good it doesn't have to fit into a tight blues box of songs. Mildy has performed at events with blues acts like Tommy Castro, Sonny Landreth, and Canada's roots/rock Big Sugar.

Take a Bite of This

Bushwick Blooze Band - Cryin' for the L Train

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 40:01
Size: 93,0 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Front

 1. Lucille - 4:24
 2. Cleanhead Blues - 5:51
 3. Red House - 5:50
 4. Southbound - 4:17
 5. Going Down - 5:03
 6. Skeletons in Her Closet - 4:59
 7. Fade into Blue - 9:34

Bushwick Blooze Band's debut album released in 2019 with some great blues classics. Brother Dave on vocals guitar, with Chas Rio on bass and David Cornejo on drums.
Bushwick Blooze Band was formed in 2018 when Chas Rio (Brother Chas) decided it was time to (temporarily) stop trying to play jazz on upright bass and get serious about getting a rocking blues trio together. After one failed Craigslist attempt in pulling in a guitarist/bluesman he found Brother Dave, hidden away in Long Island, who had been perfecting his blues style over the decades and who was known for his screaming guitar solos. With the addition of David Cornejo (Brother David) - who brought his international musical training (from Peru via Barcelona) to the band - on the drums the band was up and running.

Bushwick Blooze Band is:
Brother Dave - Guitars, vocals, lap steel
Chas Rio - bass
David Cornejo - drums

Cryin' for the L Train was recorded in the Spring of 2018 at Big Orange Sheep Studios in Industry City in Brooklyn, NY and represents Bushwick Blooze Band love for rockin' blues.
Recording Engineer: Daniel Alba
Mastering: Oscar Zambrano
Album Cover Art: photo courtesy of Bitch Cakes, album design by Wendy Chou
Thanks to many folks for their love and support including but not limited to Tim Ferguson, Bennett Miller, and Laura Kelly!

Cryin' for the L Train

понедельник, 21 января 2019 г.

Chris Trasatti - Quit Harpin' On It

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2012
Time: 64:51
Size: 148,6 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. What's That Shakin' - 4:28
 2. Sad State of Affairs - 8:07
 3. Life Took Over - 4:43
 4. Old Friends - 4:25
 5. Ain't Nobody Gonna Miss Me - 4:46
 6. B's 2W - 3:37
 7. Chrome Plated - 4:05
 8. Quit Harpin' On It - 5:09
 9. Talkin' Bout the Weather - 4:44
10. Computer Blues - 4:50
11. Gettin' It - 6:13
12. Why - 3:48
13. The Musician - 5:51

Good harp with many different styles.Blues. Country. Easy listening. And some funny, some heartfelt songs.

Quit Harpin' On It 

пятница, 18 января 2019 г.

Rocky Athas' Lightning - Lightning Strikes Twice

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2007
Time: 60:59
Size: 141,1 MB
Label: Armadillo / Armadillo Music, LTD
Styles: Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Up to the Sky - 3:59
 2. Where Do We Go from Here (Ratta Mae) - 4:54
 3. To My Friend (SRV) - 4:48
 4. Survival - 5:40
 5. Vows Were Made - 4:40
 6. Sanity - 3:26
 7. Ain't it a Shame - 3:47
 8. Don't Feel Free - 3:39
 9. Pack it up - 3:33
10. Thinkin' 'Bout You - 3:30
11. Lightning Strikes Again - 3:59
12. Home Again - 3:19
13. Big D Stuff - 3:43
14. I Will Love Again - 3:35
15. The Night is Over - 4:20

Texan Rocky Athas started playing guitar and performing at neighbourhood gigs with school friend Stevie Ray Vaughan. By 23, Rocky Athas was honoured an inductee to Buddy Magazine's Texas Tornadoes as one of the ten best guitarists in Texas. The English rock band 'Thin Lizzy' wrote the song 'Cocky Rocky' after hearing Rocky play at Mother Blues in Dallas. Queen guitarist Brian May was so floored by Rocky's finger tapping style that he incorporated it on the next Queen album, revealing that it was the guitarist from Mother Blues who first introduced him to the style.
In the late 70's and early 80's Rocky was the creative vortex behind Lightning. Rocky then joined the legendary Black Oak Arkansas playing on the Ready As Hell and The Wild Bunch LPs. Rocky also worked as a session guitarist for Polygram records at Memphis Ardent Studios.
In 2002 Rocky recorded The Blues Berries with Buddy Miles from Jimi Hendrix's Band of Gypsy's and SRV's rhythm section of Chris Layton and Tommy Shannon.
Mega producer Jim Gaines produced The Rocky Athas Groups 2003 CD Miracle. Jim felt Rocky's talents should be showcased under his own name and Rocky formed his Texan band, The Rocky Athas Group, featuring vocalist Larry Samford.  In 2005 Rocky recorded Voodoo Moon, again produced by Jim Gaines. The Rocky Athas retrospective CD Lightning Strikes Twice was released in 2007. Currently Rocky is touring the world as lead guitarist for The John Mayall band.
Texas veteran and smoking gun guitarist Rocky Athas fits easily in the same league of guitar gods as his long-time friends Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Johnson.
~ BluesWax Ezine

Lightning Strikes Twice

Rocky Athas - Let My Guitar Do the Talking... With My Friends

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2015
Time: 39:33
Size: 90,6 MB
Label: Cherryburst Records
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Think About It (feat. John Mayall) - 3:38
 2. To My Friend - 4:52
 3. D Boogie - 4:04
 4. On the Move - 4:25
 5. Another Day, Another Time - 4:13
 6. Run Children Run - 5:12
 7. Rocky & Joe's Hail Damage Shuffle (feat. Smokin' Joe Kubek) - 4:19
 8. Rock Funk - 3:30
 9. That's What I Know - 3:13
10. Rachel - 2:03

This is an all original, instrumental album featuring over thirty vintage guitars played by the legendary "Texas Tornado".
When Rocky was asked by John Mayall, the iconic "Godfather of British Blues", to take the lead guitar role on his 2009 album, Tough, Rocky was honored. Being recognized for his guitar skill and asked to join forces with the creator of the legendary outfit, The Bluesbreakers, that featured a revolving cast of talented players including Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Jack Bruce, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood, and Mick Taylor, was exhilarating. Within weeks of the call from John Mayall, they were together in the studio working on Tough.
Rocky’s first album with John Mayall, Tough (Eagle Records) was reviewed by Guitar Player Magazine, which called Rocky "a veteran Texas gunslinger with a wicked tone and a thriving solo career of his own."
In fact, before joining Mayall, Rocky's first worldwide release Miracle was prompted by his friendship with Grammy Award-winning producer Jim Gaines (Santana, Steve Miller, Journey, Stevie Ray Vaughan), which was forged while working on The Bluesberries with Buddy Miles (Jimi Hendrix, Electric Flag and Carlos Santana). Rocky was honored that Jim, named Blues Producer of the Year in 2003, produced his solo albums.
At the beginning of his career, Rocky was the creative vortex behind Lightning, one of the biggest draws in Texas nightclub history opening for national acts. By the age of 23, the Oak Cliff, Texas native, was named one of the first and youngest, TEXAS TORNADOS in Buddy Magazine's now legendary list of Top Ten Guitarists. The list of Texas Tornados later went on to include Eric Johnson, Jimmie and Stevie Ray Vaughan, ZZtop's Billy Gibbons, and Johnny Winter.
After Lightning, Rocky moved on to be showcased as lead guitarist with national acts, including the southern rock one-of-a-kind Jim Dandy and Black Oak Arkansas writing/performing on "Ready As Hell" and "Wild Bunch" which were included on their greatest hits album. During his association with BOA, Rocky met drummer extraordinaire Johnnie Bolin, brother of Tommy Bolin (Deep Purple and James Gang). Johnnie and Rocky cemented a life-long bond as brothers. Rocky performed, toured, and recorded Tommy Bolin Tribute shows for Johnnie in support of the Tommy Bolin Archives Foundation with the amazing vocalist and bassist Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple and Trapeze).
Throughout his career, Rocky has been asked about his friendship with Stevie Ray Vaughan and is extremely proud of his Oak Cliff roots which he shares with Steve. You can open the pages of Stevie Ray Soul To Soul by Kerri Leigh and read Rocky's recollection of childhood memories.
Six years into the collaboration, Mayall's newest album, A Special Life, features stellar guitar performances by Rocky that prompted Neil Spencer of Uncut Magazine to highly praise the new work "...whose guitarist, Rocky Athas, recalls the young Eric Clapton."
With the mutual admiration society nurtured by thousands of miles on the road together rockin’ the blues around the world, Rocky is proud to stand next to John Mayall blazing a fresh, new, innovative sound with the veteran bluesman.

Let My Guitar Do the Talking... With My Friends

Paul Zunno Band - Black & White and Blues All Over

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2002
Time: 40:55
Size: 95,2 MB
Label: Charm City
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. I Found My Soul - 3:43
 2. My Babe - 3:29
 3. I know you're here with me - 4:27
 4. I wanna love you - 4:06
 5. Crying in my sleep - 3:31
 6. Blues in C - 4:01
 7. Howlin' Wolf - 3:41
 8. You were Right/I was Wrong - 4:44
 9. So Long I'll see Ya - 4:42
10. Baby Come Back - 4:28

This is a Blues/Rock oriented album. The Paul Zunno Band is one hell of a rocking blues band based out of New York City. Guitarist/vocalist Paul Zunno is joined by Zerrick Foster on bass/vocals and John DiGuilio on Drums/vocals. Paul and Zerrick met playing for rock and roll legend Wilson Pickett(Midnight Hour and Mustang Sally) where they formed a friendship and musical bond that has grown stronger over the last three years. They both appeared on "The Late Show with David Letterman" in support of Mr. Pickett?s new album and have performed throughout Europe and the United States. Zerrick and John met playing together backing up countless acts like the Shirelles, the Tokens and Gary U.S. Bonds. John was also Kenny Logins drummer for two years.
Together these three guys pack a punch that is very exciting to hear and see.

Black & White and Blues All Over

Jr. Drinkwater & the Thrist Quenchers - Like a Mirror

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2000
Time: 68:08
Size: 157,8 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. Little JR - 4:35
 2. Mississippi Hoodoo - 4:03
 3. Like a Mirror - 5:04
 4. Wishing Well - 6:50
 5. Too Many Fishes - 4:30
 6. Hold On - 4:04
 7. Fancy Pants - 5:16
 8. Little Bit - 2:19
 9. Wait on Time - 4:07
10. As the Years Go Passing By - 7:10
11. Like a Rooster On a Hen - 5:32
12. Help Me - 6:15
13. In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed, Resurrection - 8:17

Jr. Drinkwater's new CD release "Like a Mirror" mixes traditional blues with blues rocking leads for a sweet Memphis sound. New to SW Florida The Thirstquenchers are a mainstay in the Fort Lauderdale / Miami blues scene. Appeared with B.B. King and The Neville Brothers during the B.B. King Blues and Barbecue Fest and were the featured performers at the 14th Annual Sound Advice Blues Festival in Fort Lauderdale.

Like a Mirror 

четверг, 17 января 2019 г.

The Downtown Livewires - I'll Do It Today, But Not Right Now!

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 37:29
Size: 86,3 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Electric Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Back to Arkansas - 3:45
 2. I Just Don't Feel Right - 4:16
 3. 3 Too Many - 3:45
 4. I'll Do It Today, But Not Right Now ! - 3:32
 5. Sneaky Eyes Blues (The Memphis Song) - 3:32
 6. Just Say It Once - 2:56
 7. Damned if I Do - 3:05
 8. Without Me Without You - 4:28
 9. I Don't Ask for Much - 4:05
10. Good Place to Be - 3:59

The Downtown Livewires is a 6-piece electric blues band that plays out of one of the fastest growing regions in the nation:  Northwest Arkansas (Bentonville / Fayetteville). The Downtown Livewires play high energy Electric Blues / Rock, Memphis blues, and legacy blues.  Audiences of their shows love to dance and sing along, no matter the venue, whether it be clubs, festivals, private parties, concerts, or city events.   
Since the band’s first gig on Halloween 2011, fans have been treated to hundreds of engaging shows. The band’s first EP, “Live at Haxton Road Studios” was released October 2017. Recorded in front of a LIVE studio audience, it’s available on iTunes and the actual videos are on their YouTube channel. Electrifying fans with thrilling originals and the revitalization of old legacy high energy blues covers, The Downtown Livewires totally involve the audience in every show! 
THE DOWNTOWN LIVEWIRES have been the "warm-up" band for both Country Platinum recording artist Collin Raye (4 Billboard #1 hits, and CMA Video of the Year), and The Reverend Horton Heat (national / international “cult” following).   
The leader of the band is Roger Thomas from Bentonville, AR.  Roger was born and raised in Memphis, TN (South-Central, Oakhaven neighborhood) until he was 30, playing professionally there through his 20’s.  Roger is known for talking with the audiences or audience members with whom to have on-stage positive, funny conversations, sometimes jumping off the stage and playing, dancing and singing within the crowd.   
Bob “Super Harp” Coleman is out of New Haven, Connecticut, and is a world-class harmonica player who also sings on lead vocals.  Bob has played with blues legends all over the country throughout his illustrious career.   
Dan Doebele from Kansas City, MO is an absolute blues beast on lead electric guitar, is known by other professional musicians to be one of the elite guitarists in the nation, and plays slide guitar with ANYTHING handy! 
Kurt “Where’s Kurt?” Haas is on keyboards and vocals from Tulsa, OK, and is known for his stellar new arrangements of old blues songs.  Kurt plays both piano and Hammond organ.   
And the rhythm section of Mark Vanderhoof on drums and Johnny Smith on bass from Fayetteville, AR is one of the most tenured blues rhythm sections in the country, in which audience members often find themselves focusing on their musicianship and killer beats and fretboard runs.

I'll Do It Today, but Not Right Now!

San Pedro Slim - In Times Like These

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2017
Time: 49:02
Size: 112,4 MB
Label: Mojo King Records
Styles: Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Down on Pacific - 4:10
 2. I Was Wrong - 4:29
 3. Goin to See Mr Lee - 2:53
 4. Valentine's Day at a Motel 6 - 4:05
 5. If It's Over - 3:48
 6. Low Pay Loser Blues - 4:22
 7. No Overtime - 4:25
 8. When You Hurt - 6:44
 9. Workin for the Edd - 3:57
10. Give It Time - 3:37
11. Payday Loan - 3:54
12. You Must Thing I"M a Fool - 2:32

West Coast harpman and storyteller par excellence San Pedro Slim is back with his latest for Mojo King Records, this one entitled, “In Times Like These.”  It’s a set that’s guaranteed to help you get through today’s tough times, with a sometimes-biting, sometimes-humorous  look at folks livin’ day-to-day just to get by. Slim wrote all but one of the cuts herein, and he’s on harp and vocals, with Joe Conde on guitar, producer Kenny Huff on bass, Mark Vasapolli on drums, Mike Malone on keys, and the horn section of Lawrence White and Jorge Garcia. After a cool, gospel-radio station intro, Slim starts off with a swingin’ instrumental, “Down On Pacific,” as he busts out the big ol’ chromatic.  A cha-cha beat drives “Going To See Mr. Lee,” the man who’ll help you “leave your troubles behind” when you re-organize and “file a BK!”  Another tune about “workin’ hard for so little pay” is a sweet slow-groove titled “Low Pay Loser Blues,” with Joe’s twangy guitar and Mike’s acoustic piano adding to the “hard times” feel The horns get down to bidness on a cut written by Kenny Huff, the funk-filled strut of workin’ to keep a lover happy, “No Overtime.” We had two favorites, too.  Slim vows to “make next year better,” but, right now, it’s “Valentine’s Day At Motel 6,” set over a horn-driven, slow-dancin’-styled groove.  And, perhaps the set’s most humorous cut looks at the California jobless rate by way of a cool eight-bar, stop-time tale of “don’t call me unemployed–I’m Workin’ For The EDD!” San Pedro Slim writes about things he’s seen and stuff that permeates the daily news.  The country needs a stiff shot of good blues that’ll sho’ nuff make you feel better “In Times Like These.”  Until next time…Sheryl and Don Crow, The Nashville Blues Society.

In Times Like These

Southbound - Rockin' Horse

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2019
Time: 54:15
Size: 124,7 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Rock Bottom - 5:12
 2. Gotta Hold on Me - 4:40
 3. Papercut - 4:33
 4. Pinstriped Suit - 3:09
 5. Georgia Peach - 6:18
 6. Four Leaf Clover - 7:08
 7. Rockin' Horse - 5:00
 8. First Time Love - 4:18
 9. Nothing but Time - 3:47
10. The Deceiver - 5:25
11. Hurricane - 4:40

Southbound, the upcoming blues-rock band based in London, are kicking up quite a storm. Bringing an exclusive take on British Blues, audiences are enthralled by the unique sounds and grooves that the band create on stage which has helped to propel their career forward. With inspirations drawing from blues, rock, jazz, funk and soul, Tom (vocals), Elliot (rhythm and lead guitar), Jordan (rhythm and lead guitar), Dan (bass) and Aaron (drums) each bring something distinctive to the table that could only be described as the sound of Southbound; it could be argued that their material, both in theme and performance, could only derive from a veteran of the music industry, however, this can be accredited to their hard work and passion for music. Whilst writing, the band draw from the sounds of greats such as Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac, the Allman Brothers Band, B.B. King, and Eric Clapton but also from quite unorthodox artists like Santana, Jeff Beck, Gary Clark Jr and jazz-fusion band Snarky Puppy. When performing live, all these influences come together to create an unparalleled live experience that’s both entertaining and mesmerising.

Rocking' Horse

среда, 16 января 2019 г.

Tommy Bankhead - Please Accept My Love

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2002
Time: 51:37
Size: 118,4 MB
Label: Fedora Records
Styles: Blues
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. I'm Not Your Alley Cat - 4:22
 2. Worried Life Blues - 4:30
 3. Pleaase Accept My Love - 4:13
 4. If You Call That Gone - 4:02
 5. Everything Gonna Be Alright - 4:08
 6. Santa's Blue Lover Blues - 4:41
 7. Me & My Oxygen Tank - 3:44
 8. Are You Ready - 4:53
 9. Stoop Down - 5:22
10. Come to Me - 8:18
11. Tommy's Story - 3:18

His musical testimony, recorded only three months before he died. The music is simple and soulful. His vocals sound broken, the voice of a dangerously ill man. The St.Louis blues scene has lost one of his most sympathetic representatives. TOMMY BANKHEAD - gtr/voc, FRANK GOLDWASSER - gtr, BOB LOHR - pno, FRANK DUNBAR - bass, KEITH ROBINSON - drums.

Please Accept My Love