Tag: blues

Tony Furtado

These Chains

Funzalo Records

Discovering Tony Furtado is like finding out about one of your guitar heroes’ obscure influences — someone you’ve never heard of who’s been around for a while and plays to beat the devil.

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Joe Bonamassa

Had to Cry Today

Premier Artists

It was only a matter of time until upstate New York child prodigy guitarist Joe Bonamassa came into his own. Having explored everything from blues to boogie to Southern rock to jazz — and all between the ages of 4 and 27 — he’s back to the blues again. It’s safe to say he’s now graduated life’s university of music and is ready to pursue a Ph.D. in string wizardry.

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Delta Moon

Goin’ Down South

Deep Rush

Someone finally did it.

They created a band with two slide guitarists. But unlike double-lead-guitar groups such as the Allmans, Skynyrd or the Outlaws, Delta Moon doesn’t employ the note-for-note unison technique. The sliders play their notes in between each other’s, creating a strange polyrhythm with a unique effect on the central nervous system. Occasionally, they’ll cross paths, and that’s when the fun begins.

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Backdoor Men

Mohawk Combover 

Handsome Productions

All right, punk. You better get over here and listen to this reunion album by the notorious Backdoor Men. What’s that? You never heard of ’em? Where you been, livin’ under a rock or somethin’?

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Sam Bush

From his kickoff bluegrass-flavored instrumental, to the western swing finale immortalizing baseball’s Ozzie Smith, mandolinist Bush provides sheer musical joy on his fifth solo album...

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