Monthly Archives: October 2019
Flute trio “Trio D’Argent” performs these works for Asian flutes with urban sounds, works by varied composers and by a member of the trio–lyrical to environmental sounds.
A collection of avant works for violin or transcriptions for, performed by the composers and Jennifer Koh–eerie, squeaky or lyrical. Play!
Harp and digital effects–nice! Sample!
Lovely symphonic works inspired by the Dreamers population. Play!
Beautiful, modern piano pieces, varied in rhythm and texture. Play!
Gracious, melodic pieces, some with harp or winds. Play!
Contemporary works for trombone and orchestra–varied, nice!
Abstract, modern, somewhat staccato and varying pieces for orchestra. Play most!
Politics, love, hardships, by a master Chicago bluesman. Play!
From promoter: “With a sound that is raw, expressive, and strange, Lonesome Shack’s music is part hill country blues, part urban folk rock, and owes as much to Alan Wilson’s Canned Heat as it does to Junior Kimbrough.” Play! Label: Alive Naturalsound FCC: clean Play: 3, 5, 8 RIYL: Dr. Dog, Black River Delta
Based in blues and classic rock, Left Lane Cruiser moved away from their roots on this album and incorporated sounds from the likes of James Brown, Funkadelic, and more soul artists. This album combines soul and blues in a way that is addictive to say the least. Add to any playlist for some heat. Label: […]
GA-20 led by Matthew Stubbs is a Boston band who is an emerging band in the blues scene. Their album Lonely Soul combines a beautiful mix of blues, soul, and rock and roll. They bring a nostalgic sound with the soul of the 50’s and 60’s. Play play play for a rocking set! Label: Karma Chief Records FCC: […]
Montoya’s newest album Coming in Hot features 11 songs that range from a hard rock and heavy blues track to more emotional ballad- based experiences. Produced by Tony Braunagel the album is one to check out and add to any playlist to add a bit of soul and heat. Label: Alligator Records. FCC: clean Play: 1, 3, […]
Bobby Rush is back with his 26th studio album and he is not here to disappoint. He won his first Grammy in 2017 and is still breaking through the mainstream with his more traditional blues approach to music. Play any song in a blues or rock set. Label: Deep Rush Records. FCC: clean. Play: any
From Promoter: “Montreal blues artist Angel Forrest is a 2018 Memphis International Blues Challenge Finalist and has been named Female Vocalist of the Year 2013-2018 by the Toronto Blues Society.” Her 10th studio album, Hell Bent with Grace features rock, blues, and country. Her raw vocals and shredding guitar make her a fun addition to any […]
From promoter: “Recorded at Paris’s iconic Studios Ferber with producer Renaud Letang (Feist, Manu Chao), invisible offers up a tantalizing preview of Little’s third full-length album, set for release early next year.” This EP is a super great blues/rock mix. Play for a beautiful blend of blues and crisp vocals. Label: Anti RIYL: Gary Clark JR, Leon Bridges, Nathaniel Ratecliff. Play: 1, 3 […]
From promoter: “Danny Brown is back with his Q-Tip produced fifth studio album, featuring Run the Jewels, Obongjayar, JPEGMAFIA, Blood Orange and more!” This album features the typical Danny Brown sound, making it iconic and long-awaited. Y’all gotta listen to this one! Label: Warp Records FCC: Clean Start w/: 4,9,10 RIYL: Freddie Gibbs, Vince Staples, […]
From promoter: “Konradsen, the duo of vocalist and pianist Jenny Marie Sabel and multi-instrumentalist Eirik Vildgren, trace their roots to the far north of Norway, where the black night of winter is backlit by the neon glow of the Northern Lights.” Label: Cascine Start w/ 1, 3, 4, 6, 9, 12 FCC: Clean RIYL: Bon […]
From promoter: “a fuzz-drenched, hook-laden sound that recalls everything from grunge to classic ’80s alternative to power-pop.” Label: Arts & Crafts Start w/ 1, 3, 8 FCC: 4 RIYL: Dinosaur Jr., Yo La Tengo, Cloud Nothings
From promoter: “Corridor are a group from Montreal and their Sub Pop debut, Junior, was made just yesterday. The rock’n’roll band had barely inked their record deal when they surfed into studio, racing against time to make the most dazzling immediate and inventive album of their young carreer.” Label: Sub Pop Start w/ 1, 3, […]
From promoter: “PHONY, the new project of prolific songwriter Neil Berthier (ex-Donovan Wolfington), is the exact opposite of the moniker’s definition. The genre-bending multi-instrumentalist’s debut LP, Songs You’ll Never Sing, is an amalgamation of emotional pop songs coupled with dark droning trails of the mind, leaving the listener wondering what is coming next.” Label: SmartPunk Start w/ 2, […]
From promoter: “Vagabon (aka Lætitia Tamko)’s follows up to her breakout debut, Infinite Worlds, is an artistic leap for Tamko, who wrote and produced the entire album. Guitar-driven melodies are largely absent, replaced by hybridized analog and digital arrangements. The album is not easily defined, grounded by Tamko’s expressive voice and knack for unique melodies, the album flits […]
From promoter: “Breaking from the confines of guitar-based slowcore, pop and hip-hop influences expand Hovvdy’s established framework. Propulsive, straightforward hooks usher in autotuned tweaks, chugging beats and genre exploration.” Label: Double Double Whammy Start w/ 1, 2, 4, 7, 11 FCC: Clean RIYL: (Sandy) Alex G, Trace Mountains, Horse Jumper of Love