"To be honest, I am not sure where my creative drive comes from. Sometimes thoughts or phrases just pop into my head, or I will notice something in my every day life and that becomes a piece of the puzzle which later becomes the complete song. I hope people are moved by my songs."
Lew Jetton: Deja Voodoo in the…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 29, 2022 at 9:30am — No Comments
"Music affects everyone, whether they realize it or not. You can overhear a song as you walk down the street, and it instantly changes your mood. Magic!"
Danny Willson: The Rock King is Back
Throw down the sword, proggers- Martin Turner‘s back in town!! Following on from shows that have seen the legendary ex-Wishbone Ash bassist/vocalist perform…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 27, 2022 at 10:00am — No Comments
"I think live music has amazing benefits on people’s mental health, it brings joy, relief, escapism and a warm social environment. As an audience member I have probably been to more gigs on my own than with anyone. You can go to a gig alone and be part of a community, smile at the person next to you when the band play something super cool, chat at the bar with people because you have a common interest. Music is great."…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 26, 2022 at 10:00am — No Comments
"Different types of music can affect people in different ways, sometimes it brings us together, sometimes it can divide us. We all have different tastes and that should be celebrated. I need music to move me, whether that be to get up and dance, sing out loud or whether it makes me reflect, touches my soul - either way it needs to move me. For my own music, I want it to move people but if it doesn’t move me then I don’t feel there’s there’s any way it will…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 18, 2022 at 5:30pm — No Comments
"I miss the context. I miss how small the music scene was in 1966-70. I miss the close-knit communities that thrived without the internet, without the media. I miss the sense of discovery music fans had before the algorithms started to force-feed us ''discoveries''. I think there's loads of great music and musicians out there today. Always interesting new bands in the US, UK, Europe and elsewhere. But I miss great songwriting combined with colorful and…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 17, 2022 at 6:00pm — No Comments
"Music heals people! That’s what I want to do. I want to heal hearts & lift spirits with my music."
Angela Easley: Unite People Music
In the tradition of all good southern stories, Angela’s begins on a Sunday morning singing in her church at the tender age of eight. At 13, Angela Easley won a local talent competition that included the…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 17, 2022 at 10:00am — No Comments
"I think it’s personal to everyone how music hits them. Songs inspire people and movements, but I never write that way. I write for myself to get things off my chest and feel better about my life. It’s the only thing that helps me. I want people to hear themselves in the songs I write, of course. But that’s never the goal. The goal is to get out of my own head."
Bennett Matteo Band: Shake The…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 14, 2022 at 8:51pm — No Comments
"Music has a great power to transcend and allow people of differing viewpoints to find common ground. A song can insight a similar emotional reaction for people across varying walks of life. Bridging the gap between divisions seems like an important thing to be working on at this point in time."
The Actual Goners: Roots Rock Highway…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 14, 2022 at 11:30am — No Comments
"Music has always been a social-cultural force in any society. Each generation is moved by its own contemporary sound and message. We can only give people the music that is in our hearts, and present it with the lived experience and musicianship that we’ve developed over the past 50 years. So, while music can certainly impact socio-cultural beliefs, we leave that up to the listener."
The North Star…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 12, 2022 at 10:30am — No Comments
"The hope is to have more original and creative music be more accessible and making unknown artists more known. The fear is The recording industry having less of a filter that is has now on the quality of music going to the public."
Professor Louie: The Roots of Rock n' Roll
Aaron L. Hurwitz, known by the stage name Professor Louie…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on April 10, 2022 at 5:00pm — No Comments
"Music is Devil’s work so we must make a deal and set the controls…"
Voodoo Drummer: For The Heart Of Music
Greek musician Voodoo Drummer (aka Chris Koutsogiannis), for more than 30 years he has appeared at festivals, theaters and venues in 24 countries so far, such as Rouge Cabaret Festival (Paris), Villa Celimontana Jazz Fest (Rome), Herodion…Continue
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"Music teaches people how to express their feelings when words are not enough. My musical path and career have taught me and is still teaching me how to interact and deal with other musicians and other people in life. The most important lesson that I’ve earned from my experience in music though is to stay true in what I want to be."
Dennis Pol: Guitarology…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 31, 2022 at 10:30am — No Comments
"The connections between music and culture and how it leads us to see how diverse people in the world can be. As a blues researcher, Ethnomusicology was great to make me see what my place as a Brazilian musician is that plays a musical style that was born in a different country, in a different century, in a very different society. It was important on helping me to see what the blues became in the world and how it arrives in Brazil and deals with the local…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 30, 2022 at 10:00am — No Comments
"I love traditional blues of the past. I wish we had some better recordings of some of the early artists. They were filled with authenticity and great storytelling. I think blues is in the heart and soul so I don’t fear the evolution of the genre as long as everyone keeps it real."
Sandy Haley: Feels Like Freedom
Southern California-based blues…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 30, 2022 at 9:30am — No Comments
"Music is a very healing art-form. If my music offers any solace to someone that might be having a hard time, then my job is done."
Harvey Valdes: Novare
Guitar Virtuoso Harvey Valdes’ Novare: J.S. Bach Lute Works on Electric Guitar – to be released by Destiny Records on April 8, 2022 – features sublime scores long performed by the world’s…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 30, 2022 at 8:30am — No Comments
"When rock 'n' roll first happened it was a threat to the mainstream. When Chuck Berry happened it was a threats white America. When the bad brains happened it was a threat to rock 'n' roll."
Popa Chubby: Emotional NYC Gangster
His career has always been about moving forward and carving a place for himself in the imposing terrain of…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 25, 2022 at 6:00pm — No Comments
"Απλώς ελπίζω, ότι μπορούμε να κάνουμε ένα βήμα τη φορά, να το παίρνουμε μια μέρα τη φορά και να γίνουμε καλύτεροι. Δε μου αρέσει να έχω να κάνω με το φόβο, δε σκέφτομαι έτσι. Δε μπορείς να σκέφτεσαι το φόβο, να σκέφτεσαι μ’ αυτούς τους όρους. Είναι αδύνατον να σκέφτεσαι έτσι. Δε φοβάμαι τίποτα, ελπίζω ότι όλοι μπορούμε να κάνουμε καλύτερες επιλογές. Γιατί πραγματικά είναι πάνω μας."…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 20, 2022 at 5:30pm — No Comments
"It is striking to discover how close Music is to us at all times. All it takes is a willingness to listen. To embrace the sound of listening. It is easy to forget, but I am luckily reminded again and again. To quote Robert Fripp, “Music is a benevolent presence constantly and readily available to all.” "
Alex Anthony Faide: Echo of the…Continue
Added by Michael Limnios Blues Network on March 18, 2022 at 5:00pm — No Comments
"The elimination of the sacred has affected everything. Music has suffered accordingly. The State has become the new god with technology as the tool for achieving its aims. The result of this is the relativisation of all music. Music has been ripped from its traditional functional roots."
Andrew Keeling: English Music Landscape…Continue
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