With her roots firmly planted in the deep, rich soil of blues and soul, Northern Irish singer-songwriter Kaz Hawkins showcases her multifaceted musical tastes in her latest offering, Until We Meet Again. The album paints a resplendent tapestry of sound, entwining threads of gritty blues, soul-stirring gospel, vibrant rock, and a touch of her Celtic heritage. Hawkins successfully marries these diverse influences, seamlessly blurring genre boundaries to create a sound that is entirely her own. From emotionally raw ballads to rock, anthems imbued with spirited guitar solos and [...]
Ally Venable is releasing her follow-up to her 2021 album Heart of Fire with a new album called Real Gone. The soulful songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist has been taking the blues scene by storm since her 2014 and 2015 “Female Guitarist of the Year, “three-time winner of “Blues Band of the Year,” “Album of the Year”- ETX Music Awards 2017. The Texas guitar slinger’s fifth album presents twelve original songs and was produced by Grammy winner Tom Hambridge and features guest appearances by Joe Bonamassa and blues icon Buddy Guy.
“Texas Louisiana” features Buddy Guy on vocals and guitars. [...]
Bonnie Raitt is back with her latest album, Just Like That…, her first album in over six years. The Rock And Roll Hall of Famer continues to draw on all the influences that have shaped her legendary career while simultaneously creating something that articulates the circumstances and challenges of these unprecedented times. Just Like That… was recorded in Sausalito, California, with an all-star band that included two longtime members of Raitt’s band, bassist James “Hutch” Hutchinson and drummer Ricky Fataar, as well as two new musicians, Canadian Glenn Patscha on keyboards and backing vocals and Nashville guitarist Kenny Greenberg. Her longtime [...]
Dana Fuchs is back with her latest effort called Borrowed Time, and it finds her revisiting her Southern Rock roots with a collection of her fantastic songs and lyrics. Borrowed Time is the rawest, most rocking musical offering of Fuchs career, released on Ruf Records and produced by Bobby Harlow (Detroit Cobras, Samantha Fish). The band is Dana Fuchs, lead vocals, tambourine; Jon Diamond, electric & acoustic guitar, backing vocals, harmonica; Kenny Tudrick, electric & acoustic guitar; Jordan Champion, keyboards; Jack Daley, bass; and Todd Glass, drums. The band recorded Borrowed Time over the course of eight inspired days. “We tracked [...]