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LONG AND WINDING ROAD

Being guided by a parent to listen to B.B. King and other blues artists. Discovering the music of The Stooges while living in Bangkok. Finding a permanent [click here to continue]

August 28, 2020 // 0 Comments

A COLORFUL PALETTE

As it should be, Chris Stamey’s name is all over his latest album — most notably as the songwriter, arranger and producer. And while Stamey also plays [click here to continue]

August 24, 2020 // 0 Comments

PURSUING HER PASSION

Country music doesn’t have an abundance of black artists, admits Miko Marks, but she says “it’s not as rare as one might think.” “There are people [click here to continue]

August 1, 2020 // 0 Comments

PARENTAL GUIDANCE

While filming a video for “Love Me Still,” the first single from 2014’s Whiplash Blues album, Annie Stela found out she was pregnant. Her child was [click here to continue]

July 21, 2020 // 1 Comment

NEWFOUND FLEXIBILITY

Self-described “lifelong retrofile” Jason Brewer says The Explorers Club has always been based around the songs he’d write with various collaborators. [click here to continue]

July 1, 2020 // 0 Comments

TIMELY TUNES

Arriving in time for Juneteenth and a day prior to the official start of summer are two solid singles from Ohio-based Colemine Records. “Fight On!” by The [click here to continue]

June 19, 2020 // 0 Comments

LATE BLOOMER

During the 1980s, David Haerle had rock-star desires, with one of his bands getting as far as playing original material in clubs around Los Angeles. That dream [click here to continue]

June 15, 2020 // 0 Comments

FEVER-ISH OUTPUT

When John McCutcheon returned to Georgia in mid-March after touring Australia, he was all set to record a new album. The songs were written, the studio time [click here to continue]

June 10, 2020 // 0 Comments

SUPPORTIVE SINGLES

The music community has reacted in myriad ways to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the same can be said following the May 25 death of George Floyd while in [click here to continue]

June 5, 2020 // 0 Comments

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