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This week, Sound Sunday does the blues. It won’t be sad and you won’t be laughing. But you will be rocking, back and forth, in the rhythm of the songs. Come meet some of the most talented artists who’ve got the blues and music that has soul.
Genre: blues, soul, rock
Who knew Swedes had the blues. This Stockholm-based band has been around since 2007. Moving On is the first single off their sophomore record Here We Are.
Genre: rock, soul, blues
“Remember why you started” is pinned to her studio wall. Red, aka The Coppertone, has been working on a new album for three years. Her fans are waiting. The Bakery EP will help pass the time. If soul speaks to you, why not let it in?
Genre: blues, rock, soul
“Sunday Morning” is dripping with Blues, Soul and Southern attitude. The EP features special guest John Popper from Blues Traveler on harmonica and Nigel Hall from Warren Haynes Band and Soulive. You can download the EP for free from NoiseTrade.
Genre: blues, rock
Dani Dorchin’s debut album was recorded live to capture the sound of a live performance. No overdubs were used. Dani plays the bass drum with his right foot, hits the snare drum and hi hat cymbal with his left foot, plays guitar, harmonica and sings.
Genre: country, rock, americana, blues
This is the EP I wanted to make for years, but I never had the right people, the right time or the right energy. The people involved in making this have been close friends and musical allies for years, and to produce this with them was a pleasure. We all worked incredibly hard to produce this material and are all stoked about it. Hope you enjoy, Patrick
Genre: americana, blues, country, folk, soul
People that see Lee live try to explain their natural attraction to his performance. It’s a kind of electricity. You see the passion in his eyes. You believe what he’s singing. His energy is captivating. His live performances are known to lift up, shake down, and send you off with a new voice in your head. The songs themselves are soundtracks—to his own journey, and journeys we all are on.
Genre: blues, soul, rhythm & blues, soul-jazz
A strong dose of the blues goes down like single malt scotch when taken with a hit of Hammond organ centric blues band Lazy Eye. Their debut album “Move Me”, released July 2013, was voted blues album of the year in the South Australian Roots & Blues awards. Straight from the street comes their brand of soul inspired blues… From the swamp to the city to the down home and gritty. Download House Of Trouble free from NoiseTrade.
Genre: blues, electronic, rock
Stereo Frontier is a five piece outfit from Southern Wisconsin. They are devoted to making music and making friends, while keeping the jams coming and the good times rolling.
Source: Stereo Frontier Homepage
Genre: alternative, acoustic, theatrical, blues, folk pop, ambient folk
Young Mario Lottari hails from the UK. Just like the rain in London, the blues is but a minor backdrop. The core of the music is theatrical folk.
To The Roots
Genre: blues, roots music, swamp stomp
They call him the king of swamp stomp. Recording artists and producer Iron Mike Norton is recognized as one of the most innovative blues artists of our time. If you listen closely, you’ll notice his creative use of elements from modern and traditional genres alike.
Genre: experimental, blues, gothic jazz, psychedelic punk, rock’n roll
When garage punkers meet progressive musicians strange things are bound to happen. White Blacula is one such strange, happening thing. Fronted by the enigmatic performance poet Gym, and featuring members of Zombina and the Skeletones, a.P.A.t.T, The Laze and Ex Easter Island Head, Liverpool’s White Blacula deliver obnoxious rock n’ roll with an absurd twist, which can at any time be absolute pop or total noise.
Source: While Blacula Homepage
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