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четверг, 22 июня 2017 г.

Dry Pickin' - Leftovers Soup

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2017
Time: 33:49
Size: 81,9 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Out Of My Mind - 3:47
 2. 9,97 Blues - 3:51
 3. (That's Why) Everybody Loves The Blues - 3:27
 4. Feeling Bitter And Sweet - 3:44
 5. Fellow Travelers - 4:46
 6. Leftovers Soup - 4:10
 7. It's Time To Come Back To You - 3:19
 8. Vacation Blues - 3:13
 9. Rain - 3:27

"Our second album, written, played and recorded by ourselves. Made with love and passion for the music. We hope you will enjoy it as much as we do!"

Leftovers Soup

суббота, 17 июня 2017 г.

Jim Allchin - Decisions

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2017
Time: 50:10
Size: 115,8 MB
Label: Sandy Key Music LLC
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Artificial Life - 3:42
 2. The Mexican End - 3:16
 3. Bad Decisions - 3:04
 4. Healing Ground - 3:44
 5. Blew Me Away - 3:15
 6. She Is It - 2:59
 7. Just Plain Sick - 2:41
 8. Friends - 4:49
 9. You Might Be Wrong - 3:01
10. After Hours - 4:04
11. Don't Care - 3:19
12. Stop Hurting Me - 5:14
13. My Father's Eyes - 4:11
14. Destiny - 2:46

Jim Allchin is an American blues rock guitarist, philanthropist, and a former software executive. Decisions is Jim's third widely distributed solo album and was produced by Grammy and Blues Music Award winner Tom Hambridge, whose production credits include Buddy Guy, Susan Tedeschi and James Cotton, among many others.
Decisions features 14 new tracks performed by an all-star group of musicians including: Reese Wynans (Double Trouble, Joe Bonamassa), Michael Rhodes (Larry Carlton, Aaron Neville, Joe Bonamassa), drummer and vocalist Tom Hambridge, Mycle Wastman (NBC's The Voice), vocalist Miss Wendy Moten (appears on albums by Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy), LA's Heart Attack Horns and special guest Mr. Keb' Mo'.
Allchin also announced that iTunes and Apple Music will feature Decisions in "New Music" on the main pages as well as the Rock and Blues sections.
Producer Hambridge added: "Jim's adventurous decision to visit Nashville to co-write, collaborate and explore his craft speaks volumes of his commitment to the blues and his musical career. Working with him has been a real pleasure and we're very proud of each and every song on the record. We hope his fans new and old enjoy it!"

Decisions

Down South 78 - Shake Rag Blues

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2017
Time: 71:08
Size: 168,2 MB
Label: Rock & Swing Records
Styles: Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Got My Mojo Working - 3:18
 2. Recovery Room - 3:18
 3. New Orleans Ladies - 3:20
 4. Blue Suede Shoes - 2:15
 5. You're The River - 3:02
 6. Florida Lady - 1:49
 7. Lover Never Misses - 5:08
 8. Bo Diddley - 2:16
 9. 78 - 2:36
10. House Of The Rising Sun - 4:07
11. Shake Rag - 3:39
12. Happy Road - 3:36
13. One More I Love You Dear - 3:34
14. Colour Green - 3:02
15. Day I Left Memphis - 3:43
16. Warm & Tender Love - 3:58
17. Miss Torres - 3:30
18. My Strawberry Dream - 4:20
19. Barstool In Barstow - 3:28
20. Wish I Could Be (the Mockingbird Song) - 4:01
21. Too Many Tears in Mississippi - 2:56

Down South 78 - Blues & Rock n Roll - Tupelo to San Francisco! ;)
Jammin on their originals Too Many Tears In Mississippi, ShakeRag, 78, Time For One More Song, Recovery Room and other traditional blues and early rock n roll influenced tunes, plus their own spin on favorites from Lightnin Hopkins,
Howlin Wolf, Muddy Waters, Memphis Slim, Jimmy Reed, Elvis, Jimmie Rodgers and Led Belly.. Down South 78 (Brian West, James Pirkle, Kenneth Ray West, Derrick Jerrod Bogan) formed in June 2012.
They started as an acoustic band then recruited Derrick Bogan to join in which led to some fun local regular gigs at Stables,
Vanelli's and Nautical Whimsey in Tupelo, MS. Then requests to come perform often at surrounding festivals such as the
Tallahatchie River Fest, Oxford Blues Fest, Elvis Festival, The Mississippi Music Awards, City Of Tupelo Events,
Tootsies in Nashville, Buddy Guy's Legends - Chicago, Toyota - Blue Springs, MS, Huey's in Southaven, MS,
Commonwealth High School - Quezon City - Philippines and The Hard Rock Cafe on Beale Street - Memphis, TN and wineries in Northern CA.
Their lastest CD "Shake Rag Blues" releases in May 2017.

Shake Rag Blues

пятница, 16 июня 2017 г.

The Jake Levinson Band - Burnin' Daylight

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2012
Time: 45:41
Size: 105,0 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Swamp Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Vulture in My Sky - 3:20
 2. Git Up and Go - 2:51
 3. Backporch Blues - 3:36
 4. Don't Take Me Home - 4:09
 5. Just Past Mexico - 3:44
 6. Ball and Chain - 5:39
 7. Burnin' Daylight - 3:26
 8. Our Bucks Aint Got No Bang - 2:40
 9. Last Big Score - 3:14
10. Don't Go Lookin' for That Bone - 2:41
11. Home Sweet Home - 4:50
12. The Night - 5:26

The Jake Levinson Band has their own unique yet familiar sound- chock-full of the blues while blending soul, country, a little funk, and some latin and eastern spice all in the mix. The four piece band consists of guitar/vox, sax, drums, and bass. The Jake Levinson Band was started years ago in a little town in Guatemala by the name of San Pedro la Laguna. Now they are currently based in Austin, Texas. For booking please contact jakelevinson@yahoo.com

Burnin' Daylight

Hazmat Modine - Extra-Deluxe-Supreme

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2015
Time: 51:36
Size: 118,6 MB
Label: JARO Medien GmbH(JARO 4326-2)
Styles: Blues / Folk / World Fusion
Art: Front

Tracks Listing:
 1. Another Day - 4:25
 2. Plans - 5:11
 3. Your Sister - 5:36
 4. Up & Rise - 5:30
 5. Arcadia (Coffee, Salt & Laces) - 5:35
 6. Moving Stones - 4:01
 7. Whiskey Bird - 6:04
 8. All Of My Days - 4:51
 9. End Of Sweet Dreams - 5:01
10. Most Of All - 4:46
11. (Bonus Track) - 0:31

Ten years ago, Barbes Records released Hazmat Modine’s debut album, Bahamut, which quickly went on to become a cult classic. Pitchfork probably captured it best by describing it as “generalized roots music that takes from pretty much any roots it sees fit,” and went on to praise the album as “true world music, weird and wonderful to the last note.”
Now ten years later, Barbes is releasing Hazmat Modine’s third studio album: Extra-Deluxe-Supreme: an artistic statement that is the culmination of ten years of musical adventures around the world.
The new album confirms Hazmat Modine’s place as a band of outsiders oblivious to the rules that govern today’s music scene. The group itself is a heterogeneous collection of musicians with a fondness for odd instruments and an all-inclusive view of what constitutes American music. Extra-Deluxe-Supreme is their most classically American album to date. It draws from Gospel and R&B, from Country Blues and early jazz, and displays a strong attention to songcraft, inspired by a long line of American songwriters from Tin Pan Alley to Stax and Motown.
Hazmat’s sound is still defined by their signature tuba and harmonica, as well as their original horn section, guitars and accordion – with the addition of your usual assortment of marimba, doshpuluur, Igil, railroad spikes, claviola, rocks and cimbalom.
Hazmat’s eclecticism is probably what got them noticed in the first place. The band is known for having collaborated with famed Tuvan throat singers Huun Tuur Tu, Benin’s Gangbe Brass Band as well as Natalie Merchant. They count “American songwriting and African music” as their “biggest influences,” and first got noticed by German director Wim Wenders for the Calypso-like Bahamut, which Wenders included in his movie Pina.
Extra-Deluxe-Supreme does away with the more obvious genre hopping and exotic colors of its predecessors. After ten years of leftfield collaborations and extensive touring in places as varied as Siberia, Borneo, Brazil, Germany, Mexico, New Zealand and Turkey, Hazmat Modine seems to have absorbed it all and wholeheartedly embraces its own forged identity as an American band with its own idea of what American music means.
“Twenty years ago” explains bandleader Wade Schuman “I had to sort through all the complicated detritus of singing in an idiom that has its origins in Southern and rural music but I also embrace being a New Yorker. I like the idea of a New York music which by its nature is eclectic.”
One essential New York tradition remains that of the professional songwriters, starting with Tin Pan Alley and the likes of Irving Berlin (who inspired the song Plans) “Tin Pan Alley affected everything. It was really about the idea of a journeyman songwriter and the fact that we were creating our own music in the 20th century.” You could say that they created the template for all the songwriting teams that would emerge later in Memphis, Detroit, or the Brill Building.
In keeping with the idea of a songwriting team, most of the songs on the album were co-written by Wade Schuman and bandmate and guitarist Erik Della Penna. “Sometimes I’ll write the verse, and Erik will write the chorus. Or if I have a melody he will write the lyrics. We have absolutely no system,” says Schuman about their collaboration. “Neither of us has a preconception of how to do things”
Still, Hazmat Modine has not renounced its fondness for eclectic sources and transcultural feedback, as exemplified by their collaboration with Alash, another band from Tuva. “I brought in the Tuvans again because I thought that they intersect perfectly with a certain kind of American idiomatic language” says Schuman. “On the song Your Sister for instance, I’m going for a kind of rural American sound but the irony is that the Tuvans are playing their own version of the fiddle and banjo and flute – it’s exactly where the tonality of Asia and the Midwest meet.”
For the past ten years, Hazmat has kept a busy touring schedule in most of Europe – with forays into Asia and Latin America. The band has been the recipient of France’s prestigious French Charles Cros Award, a German Records Award and was nominated for a BBC award. Its US appearances, however, tend to be limited to their hometown.
It is true that Hazmat Modine may confuse American audiences. “In most bands everyone looks kind of similar to each other but I think Hazmat doesn’t fit anybody’s idea of a normal band. We are not one ecosystem” says Schuman. The band includes men and women of all ages, blacks and whites, rock and jazz musicians. The diversity is a reflection of Schuman’s wide range of interests. “I think that’s an important ingredient to what the band is. I pick people who wouldn’t naturally go together. People who have a very different background from me and from each other.”
And indeed, band members have all contributed different aspects of the American musical experience Reeds player Steve Elson toured with Johnny Otis and then went on to work with David Bowie for many years. Guitarist Michaela Gomez is a veteran of the rich Brooklyn trad jazz scene. Trumpet player Pam Fleming has toured with Burning Spear (and smoked weed with Fela in Lagos) Accordion player and singer Rachelle Garniez has worked with Jack White and written for musical theater. Erik Della Penna has toured and recorded with Natalie Merchant for over a decade, as well as worked with Joan Baez and Joan Osborne. Drummer Tim Keiper has spent years playing with Vieux Farka Toure, Cyro Baptista and the Dirty Projectors. He has visited Mali numerous times to study calabash and N’goni.
Hazmat’s only other original member, along with Schuman, is tuba player Joseph Daley. “Joseph was my guru in a way because he saw something in the kind of raw band leader that I was; he saw something that we could do.”
Joseph Daley is a native New Yorker, born in Harlem to a West Indian family and raised on the Lower East Side. As a teenager he started playing out with Latin musicians such as Monguito Santamaria and Jerry Gonzalez. He went on to work with some of the most influential artists of the past forty years including Sam Rivers, Charlie Haden’s Liberation Orchestra, Taj Mahal and Howard Johnson.
The heteroclite nature of the band remains one of its most defining characteristic – and perhaps its main driver.  The sense of creative freedom and disregard for constraining rules that permeates Hazmat Modine’s music is particularly evident on their latest album, which Schuman calls “the product of a maturation of a kind of musical journey” “’
“I think our band is like a really good NYC diner” concludes Schuman. “The food comes from every tradition you can think of, but in the end it’s really the ultimate American comfort food.”

Extra-Deluxe-Supreme

четверг, 15 июня 2017 г.

Teddy Wender & Jazzmatik - The Blue Album

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2013
Time: 63:29
Size: 146,0 MB
Label: Protown
Styles: Blues/Urban Blues
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. I'm Ready - 2:39
 2. I'm A Man - 4:44
 3. Dog House - 3:43
 4. You Don't Love Me - 4:33
 5. Parchman Farm - 3:38
 6. Another Man Done Gone - 2:27
 7. She Caught The Katy - 3:14
 8. Sweet Talking - 3:53
 9. Hallelujah I Love Her So - 2:14
10. You Got Me - 3:35
11. Come Back Baby - 3:12
12. Personal Manager - 3:20
13. Big Red Dog - 4:06
14. Play With Fire - 3:17
15. Rollin' - 3:21
16. Maggie's Farm - 3:53
17. Bad Things - 3:31
18. Yaa Yaa - 3:59

You've never heard a blues record like this!! Packed with 18 tunes, some Old favorites and Some new classics!!"This was the most fun I've had in years" I hope you dig the groove!! Thanks Teddy Wender/
When I first heard the blues I was hooked. I remember Joe Berger and I taking the bus to Flushing to the only record store that sold blues records. That's when I discovered the genius of Ray Charles. My uncle, Sidney Feller was his arranger and conductor and great friend. When I finally met Ray I told him that I'd been stealing his licks. He said "That's okay son, that's what I did too!" I included his "Hallelujah I Love Her So" on the Blue CD. I had the great luck to play with Albert King  years  ago. I covered his classic, "Personal Manager" as well. I finally got the chance to cover some of my all time favorites the "JazzMatiK" way. Also on the Blue CD are some a brand-new originals. Check out the iPhone solo on "Come Back Baby". The JazzMatiK crew laid down the best tracks to date, some featuring blues great Michael Powers, The Blue CD continues the "JazzMatiK" journey with so much more to come.
Hope you dig the groove!
Teddy Wender
Stay tuned for "JazzMatiK" Goes Country.

The Blue Album

Wild T & The Spirit - True Bliss

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2004
Time: 70:03
Size: 161,4 MB
Label: Bullseye Records of Canada
Styles: Blues Rock
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. Heaven Knows - 5:18
 2. Jungle Love - 4:25
 3. High School Confidential - 3:51
 4. True Bliss - 4:13
 5. Love's Holiday - 5:26
 6. Jenny - 4:55
 7. Hard To Believe - 3:36
 8. All The King's Horses - 4:07
 9. You're The One - 5:27
10. Can't Get You (Outta My Mind) - 5:27
11. Dangerous - 4:26
12. Happy Song - 5:46
13. Hello - 5:49
14. Midnight Lady - 7:10

Wild T & the Spirit is a Canadian blues rock band, fronted by guitarist Toney Springer.
Formed in 1990 by Springer with bassist Brian Dickie and drummer Danny Bilan (formerly of Moxy), the band released its Warner Bros. debut album, 'Love Crazy', in 1991. Bassist Kojo Ferguson toured with the band in support of 'Love Crazy' , appearing in the video for "Midnight Blues". Nazeem Lakay soon replaced Brian Dickie on bass.
The following year, Springer was invited to play guitar on David Bowie's album Black Tie White Noise. Following that album and tour, Wild T & the Spirit released their second Warner Bros. album, 'Givin' Blood', in 1993, and the band toured Canada as a supporting act for Bon Jovi to promote the album. 'Givin' Blood' earned a Juno Award nomination for Best Hard Rock Album at the 1994 Juno Awards, and gave the band a Canadian chart hit with "Loveland".
In the latter half of the 1990s, Springer spend time in Chicago, Ill. performing as a sideman with various blues artists. Springer returned to Toronto and the band continued to play concert venues throughout Eastern Canada with new members, bassist Chas Laurie and former Frozen Ghost drummer John Bouvette. In 2000, band released the new album 'Strange Modern'. Chaz Laurie left the band and was replaced by bassist Guenther Kapelle (Chris Antonik Band, Todd Wolfe).
The band followed up with 'True Bliss' on Bullseye/Taxim Records in 2004, with bassist Guenther Kapelle. Jeff Healey, Carole Pope, and keyboardist Peter Nunn (Honeymoon Suite, Gowan) also appeared on 'True Bliss' as guest musicians. The band began a busy tour schedule throughout Canada, USA, UK and Europe. In 2008 the band released the album 'Fender Bender' on Jazzhaus Records and continued on with their heavy tour schedule. The new album was received well by fans and critiques alike. The band has just released a new album in 2015 called 'Live'. A pure live album recorded in Toronto, Canada that best describes the band.
The current lineup consists of Springer, bassist Guenther Kapelle and drummer Dave Langguth (Kim Mitchell, Nelly Furtado, Gilby Clarke).

True Bliss

Wild 'T' and the Spirit - Love Crazy

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 1991
Time: 41:41
Size: 97,0 MB
Label: WEA
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. Mean Mama Jam - 1:24
 2. Mean Mean Mama - 3:44
 3. Love Crazy - 3:45
 4. Yvonne - 4:26
 5. Can't Getcha (Outta My Mind) - 4:32
 6. Shotdown / Spellbound - 3:48
 7. Midnight Blues - 4:10
 8. Crash and Burn - 3:41
 9. Two of a Kind - 3:58
10. Betsy-Lu - 3:58
11. Life Goes On - 4:10

Tony "Wild T" Springer has hung with the best of them. David Bowie, Jeff Healey, Bon Jovi, Deep Purple, Jay Leno, David Letterman and Arsenio Hall are just some of the musical acts and personalities that have been blown away by Wild T's guitar.
Wild T is originally from Tunapuna, Trinidad. Though one may find similarities to Jimi Hendrix, ironically it was T's first exposure to Steve Howe and classic Yes that inspired him to take up guitar.
Moving to Toronto, Canada, T quickly gained a reputation on the local club circuit. Since then he has recorded two albums (Love Crazy 1991 and Givin' Blood 1995) with his own group, Wild T and the Spirit for Warner Brothers. He has also recorded an album (Black Tie, White Noise) with David Bowie and has appeared with Bowie on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with David Letterman and the Arsenio Hall Show.
He has toured with Bon Jovi and Deep Purple throughout North America and has performed thousands of club shows. In '99 he was asked to portray Jimi Hendrix in Daydream Believers - The Monkees Story because of his resemblance and showmanship.

Love Crazy

среда, 7 июня 2017 г.

Big Gilson & Blue Dynamite - Cab Driver Blues

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 1998
Time: 55:25
Size: 128,0 MB
Label: Top Cat Records
Styles: Blues/Blues Rock
Art: Full

Tracks Listing:
 1. Cab Driver Blues - 4:07
 2. Halleluia, Halleluia - 3:32
 3. Hey Doc - 4:22
 4. Ghreen's Boogie - 4:22
 5. Tropical Feelin' Blues - 4:39
 6. Big G. Billy - 4:08
 7. Helena - 5:22
 8. Tangerina - 5:43
 9. Ice Cream Woman - 4:39
10. Happy Hooker - 3:42
11. Jammin' In Big D - 6:42
12. Cab Driver Blues (Acoustic Version) - 4:00

Brazilian blues-rock guitarist Big Gilson returns with his second release Cab Driver Blues, again showcasing his love and understanding of the American art form. Collaborator and fellow Brazilian Alan Ghreen is featured on Hammond B-3 providing a jazzier edge to Gilson's raucous electric style. Assembled for this Topcat release is an impressive modern blues backup band that includes Bugs Henderson, Hash Brown, Kenny Neal, and Holland K. Smith.

Cab Driver Blues

Edo - What Kind of Blue

Bitrate: 320K/s
Year: 2017
Time: 29:18
Size: 67,3 MB
Label: Self Released
Styles: Blues/Guitar Blues
Art: Front

Tracks Lisring:
 1. What Kind of Blue... - 4:10
 2. Just Unlucky - 2:49
 3. Hard Time Coming - 3:36
 4. Love Is Blind - 4:00
 5. Sweet Lovin Baby - 3:42
 6. Train Train - 3:46
 7. Devil Woman - 3:44
 8. Well, Well , Well - 3:27

A diverse blend of blues, mixed with rock.It's all about the guitar, well it was when I was 12. That melange of wood, strings, and sound had me memorized. Soon I lost sight of everything except for three chords and the truth. After being kicked out of several bands for being "too creative" I locked myself in the studio to create something that speaks to my soul. I hope it speaks to yours as well.

What Kind of Blue