In Heavy Rotation: Roots & Blues

Rounding up a quartet of must-hear recent releases: NORMAN BLAKE, Day by Day; MARK O'CONNOR, Markology II; MIKE ZITO, Resurrection; and TIFFANY POLLACK, Bayou Liberty.
by David McGee
 

 
 

In Heavy Rotation: Blues

A potpourri of recent blues albums worthy of attention. Behold the diversity and soulfuness of what's being wrought by MIKE ZITO, BOB CORRITORE AND FRIENDS, MARIA MULDAUR and SUE FOLEY.
by David McGee
 

 

 

The Elite Half Hundred of 2016, Part 2

Albums 26 through 50 in Part 2 of the Elite Half Hundred of 2016
by David McGee
 

 
 

The Zito Doctrine

Moving forward from the blunt confessions of 'Gone to Texas,' MIKE ZITO, working with producer TOM HAMBRIDGE, lets 'er rip in glorious fashion on the incendiary MAKE BLUES NOT WAR, one of 2016's best.
by David McGee
 

 

 

Beat Me Daddy, Five to the Bar: Best Albums of 2013

Led by MICHAEL MARTIN MURPHEY's career statement RED RIVER DRIFTER, our Albums of the Year honorees offer a wide range of musical experiences in different styles.
by David McGee
 

 
 

Samantha Fish, In Progress

SAMANTHA FISH has sidestepped the sophomore jinx on her outstanding MIKE ZITO-produced second album, BLACK WIND HOWLIN'. Still a work in progress, she's showing admirable growth both vocally and instrumentally, and is becoming ...
by David McGee
 

 

 

Hope, Redemption and a Sky Big as God

Having conquered his demons, MIKE ZITO explains how it all happened and what brought him back from the abyss on his powerful new album, GONE TO TEXAS
by David McGee