Tone Stith Talks “FWM” EPs, New Music, Memorable Moments In Career (Exclusive Interview)

We recently had a chance to catch up with Tone Stith for an interview. During our conversation, we touched on his plans for the coming year, the success he’s been celebrating lately, upcoming new music and tours, looking back at his latest two EP’s “FWM” and “Still FWM”, working with Chris Brown and HER, and … Read more

Interview/ Premiere: Emma Rawicz –

Photo by Mario Lazoladz Emma Rawicz comes to us with her brand new single ‘Mantra’ premiering on the site today. Rawicz switches from tenor to soprano sax for ‘Mantra’, where she outlines a meditative melody and harmonic loops with the serene guitar lines of guitarist Ant Law that express the piece’s title. Rawicz’s virtuoso soprano … Read more

Interview with Albert Cummings – ROCK AND BLUES MUSE

Photo: Albert Cummings by Nick Spanos By Martine Ehrenclou Regarded as a blues/rock guitar virtuoso, expressive singer and song writer, Albert Cummings has built a reputation on his guitar wizardry and thrilling live performances. With a career spanning 20 years, Cummings first garnered attention from Double Trouble (Stevie Ray Vaughan’s rhythm section) who produced his … Read more

Interview: Elles Bailey, Multi Award-Winning Blues/Roots Vocalist, Songwriter

Photo: Elles Bailey by Rob Blackham By Martine Ehrenclou Multi award-winning UK vocalist, songwriter and bandleader Elles Baily has powered her way to the forefront of the British blues and roots scene not just with her rich, smokey voice but with her strong songwriting chops that reveal a young artist with passion, grit and determination. … Read more

FMP: The Living Music – Interview with Markus Müller ~ The Free Jazz Collective

An Interview with Markus Müller about the book FMP: The Living Musicreviewed here. By Martin Schray and Paul Acquaro Mr. Müller, the FMP exhibitions in Munich in 2017 and in Berlin in 2018 were a wonderfully created and fantastic look back at the wok of FMP. How and when did the decision to also do … Read more

Interview with Moonchild on 10 Years Working Together, Releasing Starfruit, and Collaborating with Black Female Creators

You can probably feel the excitement in my words, talking to one of my all-time favorite bands out there. The legendary LA soul & jazz trio Moonchild have a special anniversary in 2022 – 10 years “working & growing together”, which was marked by their truly outstanding 5th studio album Starfruit (read my album review). … Read more

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

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

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

Featured Interview – Joanna Shaw Taylor – Blues Blast Magazine

Cover photo © 2022 Laura Carbone Are some people destined to end up in certain professions? With the talented Joanne Shaw Taylor, who began playing professionally at a very young age and was recently nominated for a Blues Music Award for Best Blues Rock Artist, that certainly seems to be the case. Blues Blast Magazine … Read more