blues rock

The Raconteurs: Broken Boy Soldier

I have been revisiting Jack White’s discography over the course of the few days. I remember how much I was into The White Stripes and The Raconteurs with their distinct styles. I thought that Jack White could not do wrong and he still has lived up to that notion. “Broken Boy Soldier” is one of […]

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Trevor Menear: Plates

Trevor Menear is a blues/garage rock musician that does his own take on these genres. His music can be both quiet and aggressive especially on track “Plates”. The song is instrumental but produces a melancholy atmosphere that hits its breaking point towards the end. Check it out above.

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Junior Kimbrough: Meet Me In the City

I first heard about blues legend Junior Kimbrough from listening to The Black Keys. Their cover songs of Junior’s material was really good but after listening to Junior’s “Meet Me in the City”, I have to say that Junior is absolutely amazing. His vocals are soul wrenching and forlorn as he sings about his woman […]

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Benjamin Booker: Violent Shiver

I just discovered Benjamin Booker and I must say that his self-titled album is quite possibly the best record I have heard in ages. I have been looking for new guitar centered music and I stumbled across him while listening to Shakey Graves on youtube. ┬áHis music is both explosive and moving with its blues/soul/garage […]

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Two Gallants: Some Trouble

Two Gallant’s new album “We are Undone” is one of their heaviest and aggressive records to date. The band have traded in their folksy guitar sound for a more distorted and loud aesthetic. One of the best tracks from their record is “Some Trouble” which is hard hitting and no-nonsense. Check it out above.

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