Juke with John the Conqueror By VINCENT HARRIS For the Herald-Journal Listening to John the Conqueror’s 2014 album, “The Good Life,” is like stumbling upon the hottest juke joint in Jackson, Miss., on its sweatiest night. The trio, named after an African-American folk hero, gets down to business on every song. Singer-guitarist Pierre Moore slings […]
Nice ALIVE NATURALSOUND feature in the new issue of CLASSIC ROCK THE BLUES!
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 Lonesome Shack — More Primitive READ THE REVIEW HERE In my untutored opinion, the blues should punch you in the gut. It should make the little hairs on your arms and neck stand up. It should make you want to dance. It should make you want to booty call that certain […]
Magical Dirt – Radio Moscow (Alive Natural Sound) Written by The Barman on 14 June 2014. Radio Moscow’s “thing” is pretty easy to get your head around: Meandering but economical psychedelic guitar jams wrapped around bluesy vocals. Loud and comparatively clean with a dash of funk in the bottom end. On Album Number Four this […]
Lonesome Shack, “More Primitive” (Alive Naturalsound) More than anything else the blues is meant for dancing. The guys in Lonesome Shack seem to know this deep down in their bones. These three middle-aged white dudes from Seattle surely have little in common with Junior Kimbrough, R.L. Burnside and the great bluesmen of north Mississippi who […]
Swamp Dogg Speaks :: The Aquarium Drunkard Interview Jerry Williams Jr. didn’t adopt the handle “Swamp Dogg” in the early ‘70s in order to confuse, obfuscate, or mislead anyone. To hear the man tell it, he took on the name because it was imperative to do so. “It was born out of a necessity, to […]