Indie Artist William Steffey

Although we may be highly influenced by the music that came along before the digital age, the beauty of technology is how it has opened doors for Indie artists to record, produce and distribute their music without the 100s of thousands usually put up by a record company and promoters. William Steffey is one ofContinue reading “Indie Artist William Steffey”

New Releases by Some Classic Rockers and Singer Songwriters

Are you as burnt out as I am? I’m ready for something new … something different … something that I can get into and forget everything that’s been going on. Tommy Castro and the Painkillers just put out a new blues album. If you’re a fan of the blues, you’ll be happy to know thatContinue reading “New Releases by Some Classic Rockers and Singer Songwriters”

The Blues: New Releases

I’m sitting here, listening to Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown sing about being “Born In Louisiana.” This might be called “mellow” Blues. In fact, most of this album, “10 Days Out: Blues From The Backroads” might be called “mellow” blues.  But, then again, since when does the blues have to be hardcore? Kenny Wayne Shepherd got togetherContinue reading “The Blues: New Releases”

Sly and The Family Stone takes you Higher!

Everybody is a Star The best thing that could have ever happened to me and Sly was the release of the new box set – Sly and the Family Stone, Higher! Growing up in the 70’s I was spoon fed Sly. I wasn’t living in San Francisco, and even if I was, I am pretty sureContinue reading “Sly and The Family Stone takes you Higher!”

New Releases by Classic Artists

Cher has just released yet another album. No, the plastic surgery hasn’t hurt her singing voice. Still, the constant beat that accompanies her voice, one that we hear on 90% of the Pop tunes put out by idiotic record producers of today, tends to be annoying after a couple of songs.  I wish it wasContinue reading “New Releases by Classic Artists”