Blues

The Bones of J.R. Jones’ Chilling Performance at Bootleg Theatre LA

I had been missing hand-written set times stapled to the front door and freshly printed set lists dropped at the foot of the stage. This nostalgic and ‘not often experienced enough’ craving needed to be nourished. Hallelujah! My prayers have been answered by The Bone of J.R. Jones with a devoted and deeply impassioned record release […]

“Yves Klein Blue” Tunes In To Stevie Wolf’s Chromatic Feels

The hues of human emotion will infinitely vary for as long as we continue to expand our personal perspectives. One passionate singer/producer has expressed his exposure to an abundance of a blue aura in his seemingly black-and-white world. Stevie Wolf’s latest single, “Yves Klein Blue,” challenges his belief of love as his lyrics question if […]

The King’s Parade Addresses Gender Imbalance In Soulful Single “Woman”

“You play ball like a girl!” -The Sandlot And all the little ways we’ve undercut our counterparts continue to add. Witnessing gender imbalance on a daily basis, London quartet The King’s Parade is using their music to instead celebrate and uplift – an alt-soul anthem for empowering the feminine. The tides are turning, and we […]

Dirtwire’s New Single “Stranger” Will Have You Stomping Around The House

Stuck in bed with nothing to do but wait for my body to heal, music has been my medicine. After a couple surgeries and doctors prying into places the sun don’t shine, it’s tough to find the energy to much of anything. Thankfully, Dirtwire‘s latest blues-tinged stomper “Stranger” has me shaking and moving like I’m […]

[VIDEO] Retro-Soul Revolutionaries Gary Clark Jr. & Leon Bridges Release Collaborative Visuals

Visuals accompanying Gary Clark Jr.’s 2015 surefire blues socko ‘Shake’ featuring retro-soul revolutionary Leon Bridges were released last week. We haven’t stopped shakin’ it since. Don’t stop, baby keep on moving Please don’t stop, baby keep on grooving Yeah Don’t stop, baby shake it loose Don’t stop till you lose your blues   The tune, off […]