Jimmy “Duck” Holmes is the proprietor of one of the oldest juke joints in Mississippi, the Blue Front in Bentonia. In the mid-2000s he began performing blues actively after many years of performing casually, and has already garnered several awards and many accolades. He maintains the tradition of the distinctive blues style from his hometown whose most famous exponent was blues pioneer Skip James.
There are times, late at night, when the burnt sienna pigments cut adrift from old jugs of corn liquor take to the wind. Their warm summons trip the unwary as easily as they ferry the willing. So it was, on such a night, at some abandoned roadhouse, that five sylvan avowed to form a band. Aglow from the dregs of moonshine shared betwixt, they drank a toast to the irony of their new appellation: The Haunted Windchimes.
No doubt, the willing vessels that today carry The Haunted Windchimes have moments when they look into each other’s eyes and catch flashes of that warm night so long ago. Chela Lujan (banjo), Inaiah Lujan (guitar), Desirae Garcia (ukulele), Mike Clark (monster vocals, harmonica, guitar and mandolin) and Sean Fanning (upright bass) are the corporeal manifestation of The Haunted Windchimes. Their latest album, Out With the Crow, reflects a barrel-aged maturation that punctuates their moonshine roots. The album and the band’s public performances make clear that The Haunted Windchimes aim to rekindle the flames of Americana music for generations to come.
The original Black Sabbath line-up, Ozzy Osbourne (vocals), Tony Iommi (guitar) and Geezer Butler (bass), recorded the album primarily in Los Angeles and were joined at the sessions by drummer Brad Wilk of Rage Against The Machine fame.13 was produced by Rick Rubin and the album will be released on Vertigo (worldwide) and Vertigo/Republic in […]
This combination of “singer-songwriter” and “banjo player” makes Northeast Southwest a very unique album. In many ways it is almost like two albums in one – one consisting of six singer-songwriter tunes; the other two songs are bluegrass style banjo picking hoe-down tunes. Rose is remarkable playing both styles. FLAC | 152 MB | UL […]
Tracks: 1.Steady Now 2.Spanish Moon Fall and Rise 3.Night Country 4.Shiloh Temple Bell 5.The Spell 6.Take One Thing Along 7.Roll the Wheel mp3 VBR~107 kbps | 21 MB | UL
Where Dylan’s first Greatest Hits took its title literally, Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 is a greatest-hits album only in the loosest sense of the term. While the double album does contain several genuine hits — “Lay Lady Lay,” “Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here with You,” the non-LP “Watching the River Flow” — it is largely […]
Following in the footsteps of other teenage blues guitar prodigies like Monster Mike Welch, Jonny Lang and Joe Bonnamassa comes young Austin Young and his band No Difference from Colorado. Like his forebears he also has fabulous technique and a great guitar sound and you can tell he has listened to and absorbed a variety […]