Monthly Archive: April 2014

SPIN premieres LONESOME SHACK new single “Medicine”

WRITTEN BY David Menconi This bluesy trio calls Seattle home, but you’d swear that Lonesome Shack hail from the deepest Mississippi Delta based on this teaser from their forthcoming album More Primitive. “Medicine” ambles along at the tempo of a stroll, or a heartbeat, with the rhythm battened down tight by Kristian Garrard’s steady rolling […]

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HOLLIS BROWN “Gets Loaded” on AMERICAN SONGWRITER

Hear Hollis Brown Cover The Velvet Underground’s “Loaded” The Band: Hollis Brown The Album: Hollis Brown Gets Loaded, a song-for-song recreation of The Velvet Underground’s 1970 classic, Loaded. The album (vinyl only, and limited to 500 copies) drops April 19, in support of Record Store Day. Fun Fact: To support Gets Loaded, Hollis Brown are […]

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SWAMP DOGG on the cover of LIVING BLUES!

SWAMP DOGG on the cover of the April issue of LIVING BLUES!

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BLACKGROOVES review of JOHN THE CONQUEROR “The Good Life”

The signature growling guitars and low lonesome drawl of John The Conqueror are back in full force with their second album, The Good Life. The Mississippi to Philly transplant Pierre Moore and his three-piece blues-rock outfit stomp out eleven tales of the rambling lifestyle—drinkin’, sinning, lovin’ and general bluesy behavior. Moore and his band are, […]

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