Posts Tagged ‘bluesy-rock


June 20, 2010

I’ve liked the Black Keys since at least my freshman year of college. I may have heard them before then, but I can’t be sure. I have no idea what song I heard by them first but I do know that “Set You Free”, off of Thickfreakness, is a song that goes on just about […]

THE KILLS – Live At Electric Ladyland [EP]

February 17, 2009

This is an EP that can be downloaded from iTunes. It features new recordings of songs from two of the three albums the duo has released: “Sour Cherry” and “Getting Down” from 2008’s Midnight Boom, and “Pull A U” and “Kissy Kissy” from their 2003 debut, “Keep On Your Mean Side”. They have also included […]

The WeeksComeback Cadillac

September 17, 2008

They’re a five-piece (two of which, the drummer and guitarist, are brothers) from Jackson, Mississippi. This is their debut album. If this is what Southern rock is nowadays, you can count me in. Rockandroll with bluesy-garage rock overtones, and a lead singer that sounds like he’s smoked one too many cigarettes. Imagine the Kings of […]

The Duke Spirit – Neptune

February 22, 2008

The second album from this confident, female-fronted rock band from England. Liela Moss fronts the group and sings in a lovely voice full out authority (and with a British accent!). The band backs her up with tight rock that has bluesy-rock influences, somewhat akin to the older stylings of the Rolling Stones. Very well-done, this […]