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Music Review: Various Artists – ’40 Below Records & Friends Vol. 1′ (Including KaiL Baxley, John Mayall, & Walter Trout)

40 Below Records

This sampler introduces an eclectic group of rock, blues and Americana artists, Read More »

Music Review: Tinsley Ellis – ‘Tough Love’

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Tinsley Ellis has been making outstanding music since his teens, and has been loved by legions of fans for many years now. Tough Love is his third release on his own Heartfixer Music label, following the brilliant Midnight Blue. That album should have been hard to match, but Tough Love has done it. This one is indeed often tough and ... Read More »

Music Review: Steve Earle and the Dukes – ‘Terraplane,’ the Blues Album Earle was Bound to Make

Steve Earle and the Dukes Terraplane

Earle and his longtime band delve into many corners of the blues and find gold in every one. Read More »

Charlie Doherty’s Top 30 Releases of 2014 (Starring Judas Priest, Ryan Adams, Run the Jewels, Smashing Pumpkins, Sun Kil Moon, and More)

Run the Jewels

I'm sure that you'll agree with me that this past year wasn't the greatest year in music history but it was a very damn satisfying one. Read More »

Music Review: Gurf Morlix – ‘Eatin’ At Me’

Gurf Morlix, photo by Lynne Hawrelko

Morlix's new album of all original songs is a beautifully produced work of dusty Americana. Read More »

Music Review: Various Artists – ‘One-Derful Collection: One-Derful Records’

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New compilations from One-derful! Records are an archive of early Chicago soul, doo-wop, and R&B. Read More »

Music DVD Review: Jack Bruce – ‘Rockpalast: The 50th Birthday Concerts’

Jack Bruce

'The 50th Birthday Concerts' was Jack Bruce's party celebrating his long career with a wide menu of styles and a cast of all-stars. Read More »

Music Review: Otis Clay and Johnny Rawls – ‘Soul Brothers’

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The Soul Brothers – Otis Clay and Johnny Rawls – bring back the '60s Memphis sounds with authenticity and heart. Read More »

Music Review: Robin Banks – ‘Modern Classic’

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Miss Robin Banks' 'Modern Classic' is essentially old school, small ensemble jazz that deserves to expand her audience and deepen her already appreciative critical reception. Read More »

Music Review: Eric Gales – ‘Good for Sumthin”

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Gales' 14th album, a Cleopatra Records release entitled 'Good for Sumthin,' is another demonstration of just how good he is. Read More »