Blues (Music genre)
Blues is a music genre that originated in African-American communities of the United States at the end of the 19th century from spirituals, work songs, field hollers, shouts and chants, and rhymed simple narrative ballads.
Blues in Reviews
Music Review | posted 30.09.2011
Bill Orcutt
How The Thing Sings
Bill Orcutt has fetched his battered guitar from the attic and tries to work out a version of post-modern blues. This record is a challenge worth a try.
Recent Articles
Music Review | posted 25.05.2020
Various Artists
Artificial Dancers – Waves Of Synth
You think you already know everything about synthesizer music from the 1980s? Then, thanks to »Artificial Dancers – Waves Of Synth« you can practice in humility.
Music Portrait | posted 14.05.2020
Muriel Grossmann
Abstraction with a sea view
Saxophonist Muriel Grossmann reaches abstraction on the Balearic Islands, rides the waves with hard bop and even amazes billionaires with standards. Who is the secret pioneer of the spiritual revival?
Music News | posted 25.03.2020
Jake Sollo
Reissued: »Boogie Legs«
Jake Sollo’s album »Boogie Legs«, first released in 1980, will be reissued by Tidal Waves at the end of May. Exclusively with us there will be a Yellow Vinyl Edition.
Music List | posted 02.06.2020
Rafael Anton Irisarri
10 All Time Favs
Ambient? Maybe. But with splinters of metal, neo-classical and other stuff. Rafael Anton Irisarri paints overwhelming sound paintings with thick brushstrokes. For us the American composer has revealed his influences.
Music Review | posted 26.05.2020
Hessel Veldman
Eigen Boezem
DIY recordings made in the eighties in the Dutch city of IJmuiden: »Eigen Boezem« exposes music by Hessel Veldman.