Tag: Alive Naturalsound

HERALD JOURNAL 85-26 interview with JOHN THE CONQUEROR

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 […]

I-94 BAR review of RADIO MOSCOW “Magical Dirt”

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 […]

WASHINGTON POST (AP) review of LONESOME SHACK

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 […]