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Music Review: Indie Roundup – Ric Todd’s ‘Drawing Lines’ and Danielle Nicole’s ‘Wolf Den’

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Ric Todd, Drawing Lines Ric Todd’s new EP Drawing Lines crashes out of the gate with the heavy blues-rock of “Red Letter,” followed by the bouncier but still gritty “Something Real.” These smartly conceived songs combine crisp, stark modern production with traditional retro-rock attitude; in pure sound terms they’re superb. Todd brings the slower “New Religion” to life with his ... Read More »

New York Film Festival Review: ‘Miles Ahead’ Starring Don Cheadle

Miles Davis, Miles Ahead, NYFF

Miles Davis is a legend whose life and music evokes anything but the tame and ordinary. Cheadle's film does Davis complete justice. Read More »

Music Review: Kim Nalley – ‘Blues People’

© 2011 Kim Nalley

'Blues People' is an album you don’t want to miss. Read More »

Music Review: Shemekia Copeland – ‘Outskirts of Love’

Shemekia Copeland, Photo by Sandrine Lee

Blues is the easy way to describe Shemekia Copeland's new album, but she's a master of musical dialects. Read More »

Music Review: The Betty Fox Band – ‘Slow Burn’

Betty Fox Band - Slow Burn

Whether the style is soul, gospel, blues, or jazz, Fox proves she can manage it and make it all sound fabulous. This is a "Slow Burn" you will want to experience. Read More »

Music Review: Buddy Guy – ‘Born to Play Guitar’

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Guy has made scores of albums in his career. This one measures up to any of his best, and that is high praise indeed. Read More »

Music Review: Charlie Sayles – ‘Charlie Sayles and the Blues Disciples’ (Featuring Tony Fazio)

Charlie Sayles

Charlie Sayles goes back to the roots of blues music with a simple, yet rich sound. Read More »

Music Review: Kevin Jenkins – ‘Til the Story’s Told’

Kevin Jenkins 'Til The Story's Told'

Kevin Jenkins’ collection of nine blue R&B tracks make for a great listen. Read More »

Music Review: Stubborn Son Brings Out the Blues Rock on ‘Birthright’


On their debut album, Stubborn Son seems to explore love, lust, relationships, self-evaluation, and tenacity - the things that make us all human and all. Read More »

Music Review: Jimbo Mathus – ‘Blue Healer’

Jimbo Mathus Blue Healer

Jimbo Mathus takes us on a wild and exhilarating mystical journey through a crazy mix of Southern musical styles. Read More »