Howlin Wolf

Howlin Wolf – “Smokestack Lightnin'”: A Hypnotic One-Chord Drone Piece Three-Way

Howlin Wolf is available @ iTunes. by Walter Price   One of the most recognizable and influential songs of all time, “Smokestack Lightnin’” has been referred to as ‘a hypnotic one-chord drone piece’. And, this, is what the origins of Rock N’ Roll is. Ask Ike Turner next time you see him…Howlin’ Lord (Chester Arthur Burnett)…

joe strouzer

EXCLUSIVE Track x Track: Joe Strouzer – 9th Ward Tape

Joe Strouzer – 9th Ward Tape is available via Little Paradise Records. by Walter Price   Hand-me-down traditional blues, folk, and jazz songs have been the foundations of popular music since the dawn of recorded music. Sometimes whitewashed to fit the times and/or radio audiences. Which can seem illegitimate or labeled ‘cultural appropriation’ in modern times, but…

Shukura Chapman Rearview

Shukura Chapman EP Rearview out now. by Walter Price   I hope I get this geography correct. Brisbane based, New Zealand raised, UK born soulful singer-songwriter Shukura Chapman has just released a new 3 track EP titled Rearview. So many attractive and magnetizing layers about this release. Here are just three. First, Chapman handles drums, vocals, guitar and ukulele…

JT Coldfire

JT Coldfire

JT Coldfire R.I.P.    “I absolutely love the life I live because I live the life I love. And  even though it does get difficult for my family, they are my biggest supporters. I wouldn’t trade it for anything.” – JT Coldfire    More of JT’s story here.   Introduce your music to a worldwide audience with TABC…

Terry Lee Hale review

Terry Lee Hale Jawbone

Terry Lee Hale’s new Album Bound Chained Fettered by Walter Price   Terry Lee Hale has released a new album (via Glitterhouse Records) titled Bound, Chained, Fettered and this time the singer-songwriter has changed perspective gears from what he conveyed on his brillant 2013 album The Long Draw. Bound, Chained, Fettered is first person in open landscapes, an…

howlin' lord

Howlin’ Lord

  “I prefer to record at night. There are less distractions and every little sound counts.  In the daytime a creaking floorboard can pass you right by, in the still of the night it gets your full attention. That’s why I record where possible under cover of darkness.” – Howlin’ Lord   Howlin’ Lord: Facebook  / Website…