Monthly Archives: July 2012

Carrie Elkin

How many versions of the song “If That Mocking Bird Don’t Sing” have you heard? I’ve listened to more than I can count on...

X Celebrates 35 Years, Slates Shows

For the first time since 1980, X will play Los Angeles in its entirety, at The Roxy during the Sunset Strip Music Festival on August 17....

Greg Allman

Allman’s solo albums have been good to excellent and generally more satisfying than most of the Allman Brothers post-Duane releases; they’re bluesier, darker, more...

Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

Jon Spencer formed his Blues Explosion ensemble in New York City in 1991. The band was instantly hated and beloved; purists saw them as...

Jon Lord Passes

Jon Lord, keyboardist with Deep Purple, Whitesnake, and other bands, died Monday after suffering a pulmonary embolism. He had been battling pancreatic cancer. As...

Bob Babbitt Passes

Renowned bassist Bob Babbitt died Monday after a lengthy battle with brain cancer. He was 74. Born Robert Kreinar, Babbitt is a legend in...

AlumiSonic Offers 1100-Deluxe

The AlumiSonic 1100-Deluxe has an aluminum semi-hollow body with removable mahogany chamber plugs formed to carved-top proportions, with a sound hole. Its pickups are...

Swississippi Chris Harp

It’s not often the man who starts a record label is featured on one of its first releases, but that’s the case with Chris...

Electric Willie

Avant-garde guitarists Elliott Sharp, Henry Kaiser, and Glenn Phillips share a love for the blues, so when a threeway collaboration was suggested, it morphed...
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