Reviews

Triggers & Slips What Do You Feed Your Darkness?

Triggers & Slips What Do You Feed Your Darkness?

By Brian Rock Utah’s Honky-Tonk heroes, Triggers & Slips face their demons on their third album, What Do You Feed Your Darkness? With a balanced mix of tear in your beer ballads and boot stomping […]

Forrest McCurren’s Oh Me, Oh My

Forrest McCurren’s Oh Me, Oh My

By Brian Rock Forrest McCurren celebrates lovers, losers and loners on his debut, Oh me, Oh My. Following in the footsteps of 2021 breakout artist, Mac Leaphart; McCurren captures the everyman, country/folk stylings of Hayes […]

Kenny Roby Releases Self-titled New Album

Kenny Roby Releases Self-titled New Album

By Brian Rock Kenny Roby makes peace with himself on his eponymous seventh solo album, Kenny Roby. After the intense emotional reckoning of his 2020 release, Reservoir, this album finds Roby in a more centered, […]

Andrew Duhon’s Emerald Blue

Andrew Duhon’s Emerald Blue

By Brian Rock Louisiana troubadour, Andrew Duhon blends genres and colors on his third album, Emerald Blue. The evocative Folk singer adds a soulful timbre to his ballads and blues as he contemplates love, loss […]

The Barlow’s New Year, Old Me

The Barlow’s New Year, Old Me

By Brian Rock The Barlow share new music in their good old style on their third release, New Year, Old Me. Combining outlaw country, honky-tonk, red dirt music, and a bit of indie attitude, The […]

Janiva Magness’s Hard to Kill

Janiva Magness’s Hard to Kill

By Brian Rock Blues legend, Janiva Magness, shows her toughness on her sixteenth album, Hard to Kill. After thirty years of belting award winning Blues (including the 2009 B.B. King Entertainer of the Year award,) […]

TJ Summer Roundup 2022: 49 Winchester, Nicki Bluhm, The Muffs, Cristina Vane, Izaak Opatz and Jack Broadbent

TJ Summer Roundup 2022: 49 Winchester, Nicki Bluhm, The Muffs, Cristina Vane, Izaak Opatz and Jack Broadbent

By Brian Rock Summer’s here and it’s time for new clothes, new vacations and new music. As you wrangle over what to wear and where to go, here are a few, new can’t miss albums […]

Stacy Jones’s World on Fire

Stacy Jones’s World on Fire

By Brian Rock Stacy Jones blazes into her second decade of singing the Blues with the release of her seventh album, World on Fire. Jones and her talented band bring the heat with a combination […]

John Inghram’s Self-Titled Debut

John Inghram’s Self-Titled Debut

By Brian Rock Acclaimed sideman, John Inghram seeks to make a name for himself on his self-titled debut. Blending Laurel Canyon and Appalachian melodies with a healthy dose of southern rock, Inghram creates a unique […]

The Waymores’ Stone Sessions

The Waymores’ Stone Sessions

By Brian Rock The Waymores know way more about honky tonking then you ever will. Their full-length debut, Stone Sessions, shows off that vast knowledge with ringing guitars, weeping pedal steel, and a Buck-load of […]

The April Fools’ Wonderland

The April Fools’ Wonderland

By Brian Rock Minnesota quintet, The April Fools, dive deep into the musical rabbit hole on their fourth album, Wonderland. Combining 90’s indie Rock, 60’s psychedelic rock, outlaw country and a sprinkling of jazz, The […]

Steve Dawson’s Gone, Long Gone

Steve Dawson’s Gone, Long Gone

By Brian Rock Canadian, Juno Award winning producer, Steve Dawson kicks off a trio of new albums for 2022 with his ninth release, Gone, Long Gone. Combining piedmont blues, delta blues and southern California folk […]