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Song Premiere: King Buffalo’s “Eta Carinae”

January 28, 2020
The psych-rock power trio unleashes an eight-minute opus blending elements of drone, stoner rock, and “War Pigs" from their forthcoming Dead Star EP.
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Jimmy “Duck” Holmes Song Premiere, Featuring Dan Auerbach and Marcus King

October 4, 2019
The 72-year-old Delta bluesman’s Auerbach-produced Cypress Grove captures the raucous sounds of the juke joint.
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Bill Frisell and Thomas Morgan: “Mumbo Jumbo” Song Premiere

April 11, 2019
An amazingly exploratory performance that ties together a lost colleague, a fabled basement club, and some breathtaking improvisations.
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Christone “Kingfish” Ingram: “Outside of This Town” Song Premiere

April 4, 2019
An emerging young blues guitarist from Clarksdale, Mississippi, looks to the music’s future—and his own—but builds on the foundation of his heroes: from Albert and Freddie King to Jimi Hendrix and Prince.
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Jeff McErlain feat. Robben Ford “It’s Your Groove” Premiere

February 15, 2019
Check out the first track from McErlain’s forthcoming album that hearkens back to Ford’s early fusion days.
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Song Premiere: Doyle Bramhall II’s “Love and Pain”

September 6, 2018
The second single from DB2’s forthcoming album, Shades, is an introspective, fuzz-laden groover that tackles tragedy and celebrates collaboration.
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Emil Werstler: “Devil in the Room” Song Premiere and Interview

July 19, 2018
A heavy metal virtuoso steps away from the genre for a solo debut packed with beats, samples, quick-cut style shifts, and—of course—plenty of scalding guitar.
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Joey Landreth: "Forgiveness" Song Premiere

June 21, 2018
Hear the latest solo track from one of slide guitar’s brightest new stars.
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Webb Wilder: “New Day” Song Premiere

April 19, 2018
A roots-rock/Americana veteran shares a feedback-soaked preview from his upcoming collection of unreleased gems, Powerful Stuff!
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Song Premiere: Michael Landau’s “One Tear Away”

January 11, 2018
A session legend who's played on classics by Joni Mitchell, Miles Davis, Michael Jackson, and Pink Floyd shares a track from his new album, Rock Bottom.
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Song Premiere: Tinsley Ellis’ “Sound of a Broken Man”

December 12, 2017
The blues guitar hero shares a track from his upcoming album—and the Tao of the wah-wah according to Tom Dowd.
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Hannah Wicklund & the Steppin Stones: "Ghost" Song Premiere

December 4, 2017
At it for a decade, this young blues-slinger’s self-titled new album marks a musical coming-of-age for the bandleader. Listen to the exclusive premiere of her new single, “Ghost.”
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Wand: “Bee Karma” Song Premiere

August 10, 2017
The L.A. rockers have a new guitarist, a new album, and this new song that comes with a dancing clown video.
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Sonny Landreth Album Premiere: 'Recorded Live in Lafayette'

June 26, 2017
We go behind the scenes on the slide master’s epic live set that features both his working electric trio and a stripped-down acoustic group.
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Yonder Mountain String Band: "Eat In Go Deaf (Eat Out Go Broke)” Song Premiere

June 22, 2017
One of the country’s most popular newgrass bands debuts a scorching instrumental from their latest album, Love. Ain’t Love.
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North Mississippi Allstars: “Run Red Rooster” Song Premiere

April 26, 2017
The brothers Dickinson return with a grinding blues ’n’ roll homage to their home turf’s tough sound, spiked by slicing slide guitar from Luther Dickinson and guest Kenny Brown.
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Eric Gales: 'Middle of the Road' Full Album Premiere

March 6, 2017
Hear the untraditional blues-guitar beacon’s new collection of inspirational songs, which includes collaborations with Gary Clark Jr. and Lauryn Hill.
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Davy Knowles: 'Three Miles from Avalon' Full Album Premiere

October 13, 2016
The bluesman goes back to basics with his coalescing live band to capture a raw, late-’60s vintage vibe on his third solo LP.
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Goodbye June: “Danger in the Morning” Video Premiere

October 13, 2016
A triple-guitar attack, spacious ’verb, and Southern swag flow through the Nashville group’s latest riff-laden stomper.
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Devon Allman “Say Your Prayers” Song Premiere

September 2, 2016
Hear the rocking debut track from the 6-stringer’s brawny upcoming third solo album, Ride or Die.
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