Blues Music

RL Boyce: ‘I want the world to know what I do’

The Mississippi bluesman on his musical influences, living the slow life and his never-ending house parties<p>RL Boyce is the reigning master of hill country blues. A one-time drummer for Jessie Mae Hemphill, he took up blues guitar at the age of 22, but it was 30 years before he recorded his first …

Guitar

'Stranger Things' star fires agent accused of sexual assault after he Facebook 'poked' his victim

<i>Stranger Things</i> actor Finn Wolfhard has fired his agent after allegations of sexual assault surfaced, <i>Entertainment Weekly</i> reported.<p>Tyler Grasham, who …

Celebrity News

Friday Top: 29 Greatest Blues Guitarists Of All Time [News]

<b>Features</b>: As voted by UG community.

Guitar

A Guide to the Golden Age of the Ampeg B-15: 1960-1980

In 1960, The Ampeg Company, Inc. introduced the first combination amplifier dedicated to the bass guitar: the B-15. Conceived in 1958 by the late …

Bass Guitar

Raise an Eggo For Topshop's Undeniably Epic Stranger Things Collection

Once witnessed, your love for Topshop's <b>Stranger Things</b> collection will hit you like Mike Wheeler on a bicycle. Trust me, friends don't lie. In an …

Netflix

We Can Work It Out...

by Odele Ayres<p>A RECENT T&A article on the revival of Bradford’s 1960s underground Little Fat Black Pussy Cat Club has opened up an old debate …

John Lennon

Buddy Guy Announces January Residency At Buddy Guy’s Legends

As Tom Marker announced on Blues Breakers last night, Buddy Guy will return for his annual January residency at his club Buddy Guy’s Legends.Guy will …

Buddy Guy

The Movielife playing The Fest with Superchunk, NJ/LI in Dec (BV presale)

<b>The Movielife</b> have once again expanded their 2017 tour in support of <i>Cities In Search of a Heart</i>, their first album in 14 years.<p>Among the newly-added …

United Kingdom

X Recalls Rise and Fall of L.A. Punk Scene in 40-Year Celebration at Grammy Museum

When it comes to the great Los Angeles bands, critical consensus tends to come back to the same trifecta: the Beach Boys, the Doors, and X. One of …

Music

The Bluesfest Sideshows You’ve Been Waiting For Have Arrived

Just over a month ago, Bluesfest revealed the first snippet of its massive 2018 line-up, with legendary acts like Robert Plant, Lionel Richie, Chic, …

Music (Australia)

The epic final trailer for Stranger Things 2 has landed

A few more clues as to what we can expect when the show lands end of this month<p>At the end of this month, Netflix will welcome us back to Hawkins, Indiana where we'll get to see the gang again, as the eagerly anticipated <i>Stranger Things 2</i> returns. Picking up on Halloween, there’s <i>Poltergeist</i> and …

Netflix

Inaugural Logan Center Bluesfest is an all-encompassing celebration

When you think of the blues in Chicago, chances are the Blues Festival downtown and the North Side clubs come to mind.<p>But this weekend, one of the city’s leading cultural institutions — the University of Chicago’s Logan Center for the Arts — will celebrate the music on the South Side with an …

Chicago

Slothrust turn Britney Spears’ “…Baby One More Time” into a slinky blues rock song: Stream

​​<i>Photo by Shervin Lainez</i><i>10 Things… is a recurring new music feature in which an artist goes H.A.M. on a particular topic.</i>As far as pop phenomenons …

Music

To Do Today: Syd, Buddy Guy, and The Red Shoes

When discussing her debut solo album last year, <b>The Internet</b>'s <b>Syd</b> was modest and pragmatic. “This album is not that deep, but I feel like this is my …

Washington D.C.

Bluesfest 2017 Event Nominated For Two Huge Awards

industry > News<p>Bluesfest 2017 Event Nominated For Two Huge Awards<p>Santana @ Bluesfest 2017. Pic by Damien Stacey<p>Following its hugely-successful 2017 …

Music (Australia)

Watch Steve Miller, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Warren Haynes, Joe Bonamassa and More Play Freddie King's "I'm Tore Down"

On June 9, 2015—in celebration of what would've been Les Paul's 100th birthday—a truly impressive cast of six-string personalities gathered in New …

Guitar

British blues: New book heralds early days of Fleetwood Mac

LONDON (AP) — Mick Fleetwood was 16 when he left school, told his parents he wanted to pursue a career in rock 'n' roll, and went to London in search …

Fleetwood Mac

Fall Records Before The Fall

For his new album, <i>Roll With The Punches</i> (Exile/Caroline), Van Morrison decided to reach back to his first musical love, the blues. Working with a …

Van Morrison

The Pack A.D. Mix Blood, Social Consciousness, and Blues Rock for 'Dollhouse' Video: Exclusive Premiere

Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche said chaos within oneself is necessary to give birth to a dancing star. Though in today’s cultural and political …

Music

Stranger Things gets its own game for Android and iOS

Netflix Original series, Stranger Things, which is about to release its second season, now has its own Android and iOS mobile game.<i>Stranger Things:</i> …

Stranger Things

21 of TV's Most Clueless Parents Ever

As niche and specific as TV has become in recent years, there's one group of people who are always shafted: parents, especially in sitcoms. It seems …

TV

Here comes the Ponderosa Stomp, Americana music fest, lineup | NOLA.com

It's one for the money, two for the show, and three to get ready for the 2017 Ponderosa Stomp Americana music festival that takes place this week in …

New Orleans

Sexual Thunder! wreaks perfect storm of pleasurable grooves at Sexyfest 2017

Sexual Thunder! wreaks perfect storm of pleasurable grooves at Sexyfest 2017<p>Burke Joslin, Arcade Associate Editor • October 1, 2017 • Leave a …

Howlin' Wolf

12 Pro Guitarists Talk About the First Riffs They Learned

Every guitarist starts somewhere. We all have that first riff we mastered and that first song that inspired us to play. We recently asked 12 of our …

Guitar

Stone Temple Pilots' Debut 'Core' Turns 25: Why the Critics and Haters Were Wrong

thunder-clap drums and a bulldozer of guitar crunch follow frontman Scott Weiland’s a cappella introduction to Stone Temple Pilots’ debut album, , …

Music

What’s Cookin’

A big box just arrived with stuff from the Lefty Frizell archives:<p>For the new edition of the legendary Bear Family box this has to be checked, …

Music

Publishing Briefs: Reservoir Acquires Trove of Classic Soul; Rationale Signs With Warner/Chappell

In separate deals, <b>Reservoir Media</b> has acquired a string of soul music catalogs from such renowned artists/writers as <b>Willie Mitchell</b>, <b>Leon Ware</b>, <b>Norman</b> …

Music

IT: CHAPTER 2 Gets a Release Date

If you’ve seen director Andy Muschietti’s box office-busting horror film <i>It</i>, based on the wildly-popular and deservedly lauded Stephen King novel, you …

Geek

'Stranger Things' S2's New "Shadow Monster" Sounds Crazy Scary

By on<p>Filed Under Netflix & TV Shows<p>Mike Wheeler himself (Finn Wolfhard) has said <i>Stranger Things</i> Season 2 is the equivalent of moving from a Coca-Cola …

Netflix

Premiere: The Jar Family - 'Debt'

A distinctive, roots-laden return...The politics of austerity have hit hard across the country.Based in Hartlepool, <b>The Jar Family</b> have seen first …