Monthly Archives: March 2013

Jimbo Mathus & The Tri-State Coalition: Ridin’ the White Buffalo

Welcome to Jimbo Mathus’ world of interplanetary honky-tonk: a place where twang and zen and tube amps and good karma and hoo-doo and doo-bee dom dom dwell in perfect harmony. The latest dispatch from Jimbo’s parallel universe (rooted within the four walls of his Delta Recording Service in Como, MS) is White Buffalo … and […]

The Fabulous Thunderbirds – On The Verge

My only quibble with the pre-release PR on The Fabulous Thunderbirds’ new album On The Verge is the reference to it being “a departure for the legendary blues rockers as they explore their soulful side.” Heck, as far as I’m concerned, the T-Birds might have been a blues band from the beginning but there’s always […]

Duane Allman’s Daughter Galadrielle and the Skydog Box Set

Skydog is a 7-disc collection celebrating the life and legacy of the late Duane Allman, with music spanning from high school days (with brother Gregg) to powerful live performances by the original Allman Brothers lineup (Berry Oakley, Dickey Betts, Butch Trucks, Jaimoe, Gregg, and Duane) only a few weeks before Duane’s death. Included in the […]

Son Volt – Honky Tonk

One of the best compliments I can give Son Volt’s new Honky Tonk album is the fact – a fact, Jack – that after the first listen to the liner note-less advance CD, I was writing the PR folks to get a copy of the album credits … convinced that a few of the tunes […]

Jimi Hendrix – People, Hell and Angels

Even hardcore skeptics of Jimi Hendrix’ posthumous catalog will have to admit: People, Hell and Angels contains some damn fine music. Scanning the track list won’t do it: there are a number of these tunes that have appeared on past releases (official and otherwise) but the versions offered here are about as pure Jimi as […]

Panic, Ginsberg, The Velvets & Exile: Daniel Hutchens talks about Bloodkin’s One Long Hustle

From The Gospel Of Thomas: “If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will save you. If you do not bring forth what is within you, what you do not bring forth will destroy you.” Daniel Hutchens and Eric Carter have spent their lives bringing forth what is within them – […]

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