Category Archives: Blues

The Black Keys: Brothers

Far too often, Musicians of this era bow to the musical conventions of the day allowing their creativity and talent to be obscured beneath a mess of flourish, recording effects, and atmospherics. The Black Keys are no such victims of … Continue reading

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Buddy Guy & Junior Wells: A Man of Many Words

This post is not about electronic music. This post is not Rock music. This post isn’t even about music that was made even in the last decade. This post is about good old fashioned blues. In the digital world blues … Continue reading

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Amadou & Mariam: Dimanche A Bamako (Sunday in Bamako)

The lives of Amadou Bagayoko and Mariam Doumbia tell a story that sounds more like movie material than mere biography. Both born blind and in the poverty of former French West Africa they both had an unquenchable passion for music. … Continue reading

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