Monthly Archives: June 2007

Elvin Bishop

Most blues fans are aware of the good-time party side of Elvin Bishop. And there's plenty of that on his latest record, Gettin' My...

Bill Frisell – East/West

It's almost ridiculous to review Bill Frisell's stuff. It's undeniable that he has one of the most unique takes on music today. While he's...

The Gourds – Blood of the Ram

The Gourds may be the most dangerous band in America. They aren't hazardous to your bodily health, but they can certainly cause pain and...

Walter Trout – Deep Trout

Walter Trout has had not one, but two, successful recording careers. There are the 10 discs he has released in the U.S., but like...

The Elvin Bishop Group – Party Till The Cows Come Home

More than a decade before he became a staple of Southern rock with "Fooled Around And Fell In Love," guitarist Elvin Bishop established his...

Sean Costello – Sean Costello

Sean Costello - Sean Costello This is Sean's first work for Tone Cool/Artemis, and while his past work was very good, he has matured to...

Kenny Burrell – The Best Of Kenny Burrell

Kenny Burrell - The Best Of Kenny Burrell The good thing about compiling a Kenny Burrell "best of" is, since his 1956 solo debut, it's...

Graham Parker – Songs of No Consequence

Graham Parker - Songs of No Consequence Man, it's good to hear Graham Parker, and to know that age hasn't dulled his pen - his...

Jack Nitzsche – Hearing Is Believing

It may have only reached number 39 on Billboard's Pop Singles chart in 1963, but "The Lonely Surfer" is as perfect as any 21/2...

Speedy West – Steel Guitar

At the opposite end of the spectrum from Sundazed's Burton-Mooney collaboration, which balances restraint with fire, is this collection of singles by steel trickster...
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