Tag Archives | Blues

Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears @ Brooklyn Bowl 9/6/17. Photo by Mike Golembo (@Instalembo) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears Rocked Out in Brooklyn Bowl REVIEW+PHOTOS: BLACK JOE LEWIS & THE HONEYBEARS @ BROOKLYN BOWL 9/16/17

Brooklyn Bowl, NY — Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears are an Austin-based band that melds blues, jazz, funk, soul and rock into a distinct rock and roll sound that pays heritage to rock and roll’s past while giving it an innovative twist for the modern age. On September 16th, they brought their rocking sounds […]

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Fiona Silver @ The Standard 8/9/17. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Fiona Silver Is Golden At The Standard’s “Desert Nights” [PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: FIONA SILVER @ THE STANDARD 8/9/17

Hollywood, CA- The first thing that caught my attention was her eyes … her epically smoldering eyes. My friend, and fellow contributor, Cortney Armitage, had posted a photo on Instagram and I was instantly intrigued. Now, knowing that Cortney’s taste in music is pretty stellar, I decided to find Fiona’s music on the Internet to see […]

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Fiona Silver. Photo by Cortney Armitage (@CortneyArmitage) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Fiona Silver’s “Little Thunder” Is A Perfect Dark Sparkle [Album Review] BC ALBUM REVIEW: FIONA SILVER'S "LITTLE THUNDER"

“People are like stained – glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.” ~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross With this said, Fiona Silver’s voice will draw you in like a sparkle in the darkness. As […]

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Tinariwen @ KCRW'S Apogee Sessions 3/29/17. Photo by Dustin Downing. Courtesy of KCRW. Used with permission.

With Tinariwen, The Desert Blues Have Never Sounded More Empowered [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: TINARIWEN @ KCRW'S APOGEE SESSION 3/29/17

Like many others in the wake of February’s drought-breaking rain, I made the trip to Joshua Tree National Park following highly corroborated promises of flowers blooming in this desert for the first time, supposedly, in years. Attached to the park map provided upon entry is Joshua Tree’s Spring 2017 informational newspaper, whose feature story “A […]

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Vaud and The Villains. Photo courtesy of the artist. Used with permission.

Vaud and The Villains Bring Their Raucous Good Time To The Broad Stage [REVIEW+PHOTOS] REVIEW+PHOTOS: VAUD AND THE VILLAINS @ THE BROAD STAGE 3/13/17

It’s rare to see a band larger than five members in Los Angeles. So, it’s an extravagance to see a 19 member jazz troupe…BUT to call Vaud and The Villains simply a jazz group is to diminish their over-the-top grandeur. For when you’re in their presence, you are simply taken to new heights and eclectic […]

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Son Little at Music Tastes Good 2016, September 23rd. Photo by Derrick K. Lee, Esq. (@Methodman13) for www.BlurredCulture.com.

Music Tastes Good Got Lost In Son Little’s Soulful Blues REVIEW+PHOTOS: Son Little @ Music Tastes Good 9/23/16

CLICK HERE to check out the rest of our coverage of Music Tastes Good 2016 RECAP:  Whoever thinks that traditional rhythm and blues has been slowly fading away needs to look up Son Little, stat. Music journalists have been arguing that traditional blues has been consumed by hip-hop, that the inbreeding of musical styles created offspring that only […]

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