Interview: Sugaray Rayford Gets Deep

Photo: Sugaray Rayford by Allison Morgan Interview: Sugaray Rayford Gets Deep By Martine Ehrenclou Grammy nominated Soul-blues powerhouse vocalist and songwriter Sugaray Rayford is a musical force. A dynamic singer and performer, Rayford’s last album, Somebody Save Me was nominated for a Grammy Award, produced by Eric Corne. He won Blues Music Awards for ‘BB … Read more

Avant-Americana UK Band Curse of Lono Premiere Live Performance of ‘Man Down’ – American Blues Scene

People In Cars is the new studio album from London-based alternative rock band Curse of Lonofollowing 2017’s debut Severed and As I Fillwhich earned the band the Bob Harris Emerging Artist Award at the UK Americana Awards in 2019. Recorded with long-term collaborator and producer Oli Bayston (Spiritualized, Teleman, Boxed In) and engineer Iain Berryman … Read more

Featured Interview – Stephen Hull – Blues Blast Magazine

Cover photo © 2022 Bob Kieser Singer/guitarist Stephen Hull, of the aptly-named Stephen Hull Experience, wasn’t always a blues dynamo, capable of nailing just about any blues style, yet somehow projecting a distinct, personal voice. Before that, he was a child in a car, going with his father to get his weekly haircut. And listening … Read more

Ray Wylie Hubbard & Willie Nelson Join Forces to Release New Single ‘Stone Blind Horses’

Ray Wylie Hubbard and Willie Nelson join forces to release new single and video ‘Stone Blind Horses’ from Hubbard’s upcoming star-studded album, ‘Co-Starring Too’ out March 18 via Big Machine Records. Co-Starring Too Features All-Stars Willie Nelson, John 5, Steve Earle, James McMurtry, Ringo Starr, LzzyHale, Heart’s Ann Wilson, Wynonna & more. “Stone Blind Horses” … Read more

Vincent Abbate – Who Is The Blues Vol. 2: The Interviews

Vincent Abbate – Who Is The Blues Vol. 2: The Interviews Blues Encounters 2000-2020 Self-published 265 pages Softcover edition An American now living in Germany, Vincent Abbate has been writing about blues artists and the music they have gifted to the world ever since he first discovered the music in 1992. His work has … Read more

Interview: Bernard Allison – ROCK AND BLUES MUSE

Photo: Bernard Allison by Lisa Gray Interview with Bernard Allison By Martine Ehrenclou World class contemporary bluesman Bernard Allison is a virtuosic, blues guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. The son of Blues Hall of Famer Luther Allison, Bernard grew up with many of the blues greats who influenced his style, among them his father, Edgar Winter, … Read more