Over the last year, international DJ and music producer STEVE AOKI has been releasing a steady stream of music, remixes and videos as part of his NEON FUTURE I and II double-album. Now, AOKI is amassing both albums into a special deluxe package. NEON FUTURE ODYSSEY will be released October 2 via Dim Mak/Ultra Music. Along with the albums, it will include six bonus tracks--collaborations with Headhunterz, Borgore and Marnik, a brand ne
Severn Records announces an October 16 release date for Raise Your Hands!, the first solo recording from former Blind Boys of Alabama guitarist Sam Butler. Produced by Brian Brinkerhoff (Guitar Shorty, Jazz Soul 7), the even-dozen tracks on Raise Your Hands! showcase the splendid talents of Butler, whose guitar work was a staple of The Blind Boys of Alabama for many years.
Gabrielle Papillon is one of those artists whose music is driven by her voice, lyrics and guitar. To call her simply a singer/songwriter would miss the point by leaving out a whole other dimension: the nostalgic distance and fragile aesthetics she brings vocally.
Her upcoming new album The Tempest Of Old captures the pick-up-and-play honesty in Gabrielle’s song writing with each track being beautifully produced alongside a yielding sense of time and place.
Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds are a NY based seven-piece rock, blues, gospel and soul band. The band is led by singer Arleigh Kincheloe, with Jackson Kincheloe on harmonica, Sasha Brown on guitar, Josh Myers on bass, Dan Boyden on drums, Phil Rodriguez on trumpet and Brian Graham on saxophones.
On such a beautiful evening right across the river, the lineup was stacked and the anticipation was high. All three of these bands by themselves would have drawn a huge crowd, but you throw them all together and no one wanted to miss this one. They could all be included in the soundtrack of my adolescence, and even to this day. I grew up breaking rules to these guys, and never skip the chance to catch a show of theirs. The Expendables kicked off the night with their magical blend of reggae, ska, and su
This fall Michal Menert takes his renowned musical stylings to the next level as he prepares for the September release of the debut studio album from his six-piece live band, Michal Menert and the Pretty Fantastics. The lyrically-driven EP will drop just before the band embarks on a 36-date tour across the U.S.
Bluegrass, Beer, Dogs and Good causes are some of my favorite things. Finally through an event like Dog Days Bluegrass Festival I was able to enjoy all of these things in one place. Dog Days was truly special, as it gave Denverites a place to enjoy great music with their favorite furry companions as well as find great food, beer, vendors and charitable organizations.
From honky-tonk angels to sinners and saints, the Muddy Roots Music Festival in Cookeville, TN had something for everyone and a whole lot for folks that love it all. Clearly defined genres were boldly represented and appreciated by loyal fans, and musicians that dwell in the indefinable world of music strutted their talents to equally adoring crowds. This is the 7th year for the fest located in the rolling hills if middle Tennessee.