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Omnivore Recordings Releases A Career-Spanning Five-CD Set Celebrating The Music Of NRBQ

November 11 release contains hits, rarities, concert favorites and previously unreleased gems, plus liner notes, ephemera and previously unseen photos. high noon n. : The most advanced, flourishing, or creative stage or period. NRBQ n. : An endlessly creative band on a 50-year high that continually amazes and delights its listeners. There aren’t many bands … Continue reading

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New Blues: Brian Langlinais — ‘Right Hand Road’

Brian Langlinais — Right Hand Road Label: Patoutville Records (Release Date: 9/16/16) This is American blues, roadhouse style, at its absolute best. What’s more, it’s roadhouse across the past century. These are timeless blues moves that stand the test of time, and in his new album, Right Hand Road, Brian Langlinais delivers them with the touch … Continue reading

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Yet Another Brilliant Album From Mason Summit — ‘Gunpowder Tracks’

Mason Summit — Gunpowder Tracks (Release Date: September 16, 2016) The future looks bright for Mason Summit. At the early stages of his career, the 19-year-old singer/songwriter seems to be starting out with a maturity that most artists don’t reach until their final comeback. He shows an understanding of the power of simplicity—the kind of … Continue reading

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The Blind Boys Of Alabama’s ‘Go Tell It On The Mountain’ And ‘Atom Bomb’ Coming In Expanded Editions From Omnivore Recordings On Nov. 4

The last of their four turn-of-the-century groundbreaking releases, and their first-ever holiday album are both expanded with bonus tracks. Omnivore Recordings continues its Blind Boys of Alabama reissue initiative with the legendary gospel group’s Go Tell It on the Mountain and Atom Bomb albums, both slated for November 4, 2016 release in expanded editions —in … Continue reading

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New Blues: Ronnie Earl And The Broadcasters — ‘Maxwell Street’

Ronnie Earl And The Broadcasters — Maxwell Street Label: Stony Plain Records inviting provocative soothing poignant cleansing give it a listen and you’ll have your own immediate reaction (it’s music that speaks to the soul) Maxwell Street, the new album from Ronnie Earl And The Broadcasters, is a tribute to both the storied Chicago street but also … Continue reading

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Giulia Millanta — ‘Moonbeam Parade’

Giulia Millanta — Moonbeam Parade Singer/songwriter/guitarist Giulia Millanta has released Moonbeam Parade, her fifth solo album of original work. She is helped out by fellow Austin, Texas artists David Pulkingham, Michael Fracasso, Charlie Sexton, Howie Gelb, and Kimmie and Gabriel Rhodes. Sometimes there’s just nothing to write about when reviewing a new album. Such is … Continue reading

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New Bluegrass: Blue Highway — ‘Original Traditional’

Blue Highway — ‘Original Traditional’ Label: Rounder Records Release date: 9/9/16 Bluegrass supergroup Blue Highway—recently voted “Favorite Bluegrass Band Of All Time”’ by the readers of Bluegrass Today—is about to release its 11th studio album, Original Traditional. It’s an all-original traditional bluegrass record featuring the group’s new dobro player (Gaven Largent). He will join the rest of the … Continue reading