"The blues connects me completely to my past, helps me understand my present, and tells me my future."
Reverend Shawn Amos: Further Blues
Shawn Ellis Amos is an American songwriter, singer, record…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on February 4, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments
"Blues music is communication on an elemental level."
The Rex Granite Band featuring Sarah Benck: The True Spirit of Blues Rock
Winners of the 2017 OEA "Best Blues" award, Omaha Nebraska’s Blues/Rock original, The Rex Granite Band draws it’s fresh/retro sound from a variety of…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 30, 2018 at 10:00pm — No Comments
"I realized how much we have in common from our passion, struggles, heartbreaks and love. The blues express those feelings the most."
Greg Sover: Philly Soul Express
Greg Sover is starting out 2018 on all cylinders! Greg’s new…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 30, 2018 at 9:00pm — No Comments
"Music is very powerful in creating good or bad mood and I personally like to avoid any loud and aggressive sounds. Instead I tend to choose easy, calming music which encourages contemplation."
Danuta Matysik: The Colors of Blues
“Pictures from the Road. People and Places” titled the project of Polish artist Danuta Matysik, will be presented as…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 30, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments
"Η καλύτερη συναυλία που είδα ποτέ ήταν ο Β.Β. King στο Βεάκειο τον Ιούλιο 2000. Τα βιβλία της εφηβείας μου είναι το “Σύντομο Καλοκαίρι της Αναρχίας” του Χ.Μ. Ετσενσμπέργκερ και το “Do It” του Jerry Rubin. Η πρώτη φράση που μου έρχεται στο μυαλό από τη βιβλιογραφία είναι το "ω, τι θλιβερό να πεθαίνει ο άνθρωπος" από την Αγωνία του Μάξιμ Γκόρκυ. Η αγαπημένη μου ταινία είναι το If του Lindsay Anderson με τον Μάλκολμ Μακ Ντάουελ. Αγαπημένος σκηνοθέτης είναι ο…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 25, 2018 at 1:30am — No Comments
"I hope blues as a genre can continue to evolve while still staying true to its roots…if not it may become extinct over time."
Johnny Fink: Modern Twist to Old Sounds
Award winning blues band, Johnny Fink and the Intrusion announces the release of their long-awaited debut Cd entitled simply JFI (2017). JFI is the band’s first cd containing 9…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 23, 2018 at 11:00pm — No Comments
"People trying new things like Muddy Waters, Elmore James, Howlin Wolf, They really created something new. Most modern blues bands try to sound like an old record. In that case I’d rather listen to the old record."
ElectroBluesSociety: Organic Dance music
ElectroBluesSociety are a Dutch-based "Organic Dance music" duo mixing electronics with raw,…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 23, 2018 at 9:00pm — No Comments
"A genuine bluesman (or woman) also has a sense of humor that goes deep – they don’t take themselves or much of anything except their music too seriously."
Mick Kolassa: The Heart of Blues…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 23, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments
"I think the feel of people has change because now it has become more materialistic. Back then it was more about the people."
Ian McDonald: Soul with Psyche…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 22, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments
“My Dad was the Father of the blues and one of its founding members. His music has affected generations of musicians and he will ways be my musical hero.”
“Mud” & Big Bill Morganfield: Muddy Waters Legacy
Larry “Mud” Morganfield eldest son of the undisputed king of the Blues Muddy Waters has been delivering his charismatic Chicago blues of the…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 19, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments
"I think it’s just reinforced my view that we are all equal, all human and all spinning on the same giant rock, we all share the same hopes, dreams and problems after all."
Half Deaf Clatch: Blues Roots Tales
Drawing from his obsession with pre-war country blues, Half Deaf Clatch (aka Andrew McLatchie) has been impressing audiences all over the UK…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 19, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments
"I miss the sense of feeling connected to that larger thing that goes all the way back. It may because we are just naturally losing our revered icons that brought us this far. I may be completely wrong but it seems to me that our young talent could embrace the past and add their contribution to pay the blues forward."
Leon Rodriguez: The (Lone) Star of Music…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 18, 2018 at 9:00pm — No Comments
"Music is the answer to all of these problems. Great music addresses these issues by illustrating our emotional makeup as humans. The things that bring us joy, the feelings of pain and isolation, these feelings have no race, no economic status, no gender."
Lex Grey: The Madam of Urban…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 11, 2018 at 9:30pm — No Comments
"My fear for music is that it looses its ability to speak for people who need to be heard and becomes simply a marketing tool for big corporations. This isn’t a new development but it is intensifying without question."
Kings & Associates: Down Under Tales
Since their humble beginnings winning the 2014 Adelaide Roots & Blues Association…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 10, 2018 at 9:00pm — No Comments
"The world can be a scary place. I want to surround myself with beauty, and my music photography would fit that bill. My thought is that one should have art around that makes them smile or is inspiring."
Michael Mastro: Images of Music
Photographer Michael Mastro based in Mobile, Alabama says: “Following an education in Photolithography at Don…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on January 10, 2018 at 8:30pm — No Comments
"Anytime a person immerses themselves in the music and culture rom other traditions, there is much to be learned. In the United States, the emergence of blues music and its acceptance throughout society as a popular form of entertainment played a significant role in bringing people together."
The Backtrack Blues Band: Sweet Home…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 31, 2017 at 2:00am — No Comments
"I miss the reality and rawness of music of the past. Most music today seems so slick and overproduced, as if it was written in an office conference room."
Jim Shaneberger: Vintage Sounds & Vibes
The Jim Shaneberger Band is a group of hardworking musicians hailing from West Michigan. Led…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 21, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments
"Since the Blues plays such an important role in the American music and culture and the American culture is so influential all over the world nowadays I think listening to the Blues and learning about its history can be beneficial to pretty much anyone."
Ilya Portnov: Strong Brew
Ilya Portnov is among the most innovative and technically…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 21, 2017 at 8:57pm — No Comments
"Blues is a feeling, that comes from within. That’s why most blues singers sing with there eyes closed. Most lyrics are written about what they are going through or how they feel about life. It sometimes be sad or sometimes happy feelings."
Martha High: The Soul of…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on December 13, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments
"Music of the future (and the now) has some of the best tools I can imagine being used by the new crop of composers, producers, DJs and performers."
David Goldflies: The Sky Is The Limit …Continue
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