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Hanneke Cassel


Looking at past titles such as My Joy or Many Happy Returns, you can already suspect that Hanneke Cassel’s songs lean towards brightness and positivity. It’s rare to see her … Read more

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The Record Company

Photos by Lou Montesano When The Record Company released its debut album, Give It Back To You, in February 2016, the rock gods were pleased. Their first single, “Off The Ground,” … Read more

Kevin Eubanks

  Since his 18-year tenure as the guitarist and music director of The Tonight Show Band, which ended in 2010, Philadelphia-born guitarist, composer Kevin Eubanks has been busy releasing projects and building an inventive … Read more

Laura Tate

Dallas-born and raised singer and actress Laura Tate called in top notch Los Angeles session musicians, for this, her fourth album. Tate has spent time in New York and Nashville … Read more

Paul Childers

Despite the provocative title, Paul Childers’ Naked Poetry provides a fairly unassuming debut, one that’s filled with unabashedly easy listening melodies akin to John Mayer’s earlier efforts… before Mayer found … Read more

Peter Rowan

Well, this is a genuine surprise, though why anyone should be surprised by any change of musical direction from Peter Rowan is anyone’s guess in reality. For decades Rowan has … Read more

Los Straitjackets

The premise sounds intriguing: The much respected surf band and off-kilter instrumental ensemble Los Straitjackets offering up an entire album of Nick Lowe classics. And indeed, a cursory listen finds … Read more

Tommy Emmanuel

Ask any fan of modern guitar, be it acoustic, electric or slide, to name their favorite player and you’re virtually guaranteed a debate, discussion and even disagreement as names flow … Read more

Little Steven

As summer approaches, we get a big blast of that Jersey Shore rock ‘n’ soul with horns from Little Steven, his first solo album in almost two decades. Bruce’s sidekick … Read more

The Steel Woods

Not to be confused with The Steel Wheels, Steeldrivers, Steelism or other bands that have similar names, this is the debut album from this Nashville-based rock band, The Steel Woods. … Read more