New Music to Note - March 2022

New Music to Note – January 2022


  • Dave Specter: “Six String Soul — 30 Years on Delmark”
  • Dionne Bennett: “Sugar Hip Ya Ya”
  • Joe Barr: with Breezy Rodio: “Soul for the Heart”
  • Chickenbone Slim and the Bisquits: “Serve It to Me Hot”
  • The Soaked Lamb: “Two to Two”
  • Othman Wahabi & The Blues Punk Machine: “I’m Coming Home”
  • Boo Boo Davis + Elctro Blues Society: “Transatlantic Quarantaine Sessions”
  • Fatt Max: “Deltalectric”
  • Amiya: “Roots”
  • Ricci / Krown: “City Country City”
  • Sugar Queen and the Straight Blues Band: “Better Days”
New Music to Note - March 2022

New Blues Releases of Note for December 2021


The Washboard Resonators — Streamlined Rag


JD Simo (USA) — Mind Control


Elvin Bishop & Charlie Musselwhite — 100 Years of Blues


Daniel Bahamondes  — Amor Presto


Manny Fizzotti — Nobody Understands


Gov’t  Mule — Heavy Load Blues


A.J. Crawdaddy — Steppin’ Out


Joe Bonamassa — Time Clocks


Hannah PK — Blues All Over My Shoes


Ben Levin — Still Hear


The Union Blues — We All Need The Morning

New Music to Note - March 2022

New Music to Note
November 2021


Dionne Bennett — “Sugar Hip Ya Ya”

Little G Weevil — “Live Acoustic Session”

Jimmy Haggard — “Warm Me Up”

Zac Harmon — “Long As I Got My Guitar”

Buffalo Nichols — “Buffalo Nichols”

Maskinen för Blues — “Maskinen för Blues”

Ben Levin — “Still Here”

Malayan — “Big Fish”

Corey Harris — “Insurrection Blues”

Big Daddy Wilson — “Hard Time Blues”

Captain Morgan Express — “No Weirdos Please”

Mississippi Sounds — Welcome to the Land

Sue Foley — “Pinky’s Blues”

Malford Milligan & The Southern Aces — “I Was a Witness”

Southern Avenue  — “Be The Love You Want”


New Music to Note - March 2022

New Releases of Note for October 2021


Tommy Castro — Tommy Castro Presents a Bluesman Came to Town


Eric Bibb — Dear America


Samantha Fish — Faster


Johnny Tucker (featuring Kid Ramos and the Allstars — 75 and Alive


Lester Williams — The Texas Blues of Lester Williams


Otis Rush — I Won’t be Worried No More


Héctor Anchondo — Let Loose Those Chains


Cat Rhodes & The Truth — Blues Sitting On My Doorstep


Ghalia Volt — Jam In The Van Live Session


The Supersoul Brothers — Shadows & Lights


Rusty Ends Blues Band—Self Titled


Carolyn Wonderland — Tempting Fate




New Music to Note-September 2021

New Music to Note-September 2021


  1. Southern Avenue — Be the Love You Want

  2. The DogTown Blues Band — Search No More

  3. Johnny Tucker, feat. Kid Ramos and the Allstars — 75 and Alive

  4. Rodd Bland and the Members Only Band — Live on Beale Street: A Tribute to Bobby “Blue” Bland.

  5. Gráinne Duffy — Voodoo Blues

  6. The Shrimps — So Worried

  7. Bette Smith — The Good, The Bad, and The Bette

  8. Mojo Buford — Mojo Working

  9. Sugar Ray Norcia and the Bluetones feat. Little Charlie — Too Far from the Bar

  10. Alabama Slim — The Parlor

  11. Tony Holiday’s Porch Sessions — Volume 2

New Music to Note-September 2021

New Blues Releases of Note-August 2021


Christone “Kingfish” Ingram — 662 (Alligator)

Ben Rice Shake A Hand- (Self-release)

Rodd Bland And The Members Only Band — Live On Beale Street: A Tribute To Bobby “Blue” Bland (Nola Blue)

Joe Bonamassa — Now Serving: Royal Tea: Live From The Ryman (J & R Adventures)

Joseph Spence — Encore (Smithsonian Folkways)

Tedeschi Trucks Band — Layla Revisited (Swamp Family Music)

Tom Feldman & Noah Levy — Brothers in the Mud (Self Released)

The Shrimps – So Worried (Bone Union Records)

The Amy Ryan Band — Shake & Shimmy (Self Released)

Electro Blues Society feat. Boo Boo Davis — Choogie Billum (Black and Tan Records)

Adam Schultz — Soulful Distancing (Blind Raccoon)



New Music to Note-September 2021

Here’s a collection of new music releases for July.

Christopher Dean Band — Songs from French Street

Guy Davis — Be Ready When I Call You

Gerald McClendon — Let’s Have a Party

Debbie Bond — Blues Without Borders

Mojo Holler — Root

Adam Schultz — Soulful Distancing

Tiffany Pollack & Co. — Bayou Liberty

Mark Cameron — Back From the Edge

Cedric Burns — I Be Trying

New Music to Note-September 2021

June 2021 New Music to Note

There is so much good music out there. To help sort through it, we recommend starting here.

  • Bob Corritore & Friends – Spider In My Stew (VizzTone)
  • Clint Morgan – Troublemaker (Lost Cause Records)
  • Crystal Thomas – Now Dig This (Dialtone Records)
  • EG Kight – The Trio Sessions (Blue South Records)
  • Guy Davis – Be Ready When I Call You (MC Records)
  • JP Williams Blues Band – JP & Ekat (Self Release)
  • Michael Houlberg – A Gentle Dance EP (Self Release)
  • Mick Fleetwood & Friends – Celebrate The Music Of Peter Green and The Early Years Of Fleetwood Mac (BMG)
  • Misty Blues – None More Blue (Self Release)
  • Reverend Freakchild – Supramundane Blues (Treated & Released)
  • Rob Stone – Trio In Tokyo (Blue Heart)
  • Robert Finley – Sharecropper’s Son (Easy Eye Sound)
  • Steve Cropper – Fire It Up (Provogue)
  • The Black Keys – Delta Kream (Nonesuch)
  • The Blue Quarantinos – Phoning It In (Keeping the Blues Alive)
  • Tomislav Goluban – Express Connection (Blue Heart)
  • Tommy Z – Plug In & Play (South Blossom Records)
New Music to Note-September 2021

May 2021 New Music To Note


AJ Fullerton – The Forgiver and The Runaway (VizzTone)


Chris Cain – Raisin’ Cain (Alligator)


Clarence Spady – Surrender (NOLA Records}


Eddie Turner – Change In Me (7-14 Records)


Gary Moore – How Blue Can You Get (Provogue)


Great Republic South – Repbubilc Radio (Live) (Bone Union Records)


Jimmie Bratcher – I’m Hungry (Ain’t Skeert Tunes)


Kim Simmonds – Struck By Lightning {Panache}


Maria Muldaur – Let’s Get Happy Together (Stony Plain)


Popa Chubby – Tinfoil Hat {Self Release}


Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band – Dance Songs For Hard Times (Family Owned Records)


The Steve Keeenan Band – In My Hands (Self Release)


Valerie June – The Moon and Stars: Prescriptions For Dreamers (June Tunes Music)





New Music to Note-September 2021

April 2021 New Music Releases

There is so much good music out there. To help sort through it, we recommend starting here.

Alex Maryol – In The Meantime (Self Release)

Artur Menezes — Fading Away (VizzTone)

Cousin Harley – Let’s Go! (Little Pig Records)

Curtis Salgado – Damage Control (Alligator)

ElectroBluesSociety – ElectroBluesSociety featuring Boo Boo Davis (Black & Tan)

Erwin Helfer & The Chicago Boogie Ensemble – Celebrate the Journey (Sirens)

Franck L Goldwasser – Going Back to Paris: The Paris Slim Mountain Top Sessions 1998/1999 (Self Release)

Grant Haua – Awa Blues (Dixiefrog)

Layla Zoe – Nowhere Left to Go (Self Release)

Mike Felton – Fast Mikey Blue Eyes (Landfill Records)

Nalani Rothrock – The Rock House Sessions (Self Release)

Paul Size – Can’t Lose Playing the Blues (Feffrey Records)

Queen Esther – Gild the Black Lily

Rick Fines – Solar Powered Too (Self Release)

Rick Holmstrom – See That Light (Holmstrom Music)

Robert Ealey and His Five Careless Lovers – Live at the New Blue Bird Nite Club (Record Town Records)

Rowland Jones – Live! (Self Release)

Steven Tyler – Existential Blues (Self Release)

Sunday Wilde – Peace in Trouble (Self Release)

The Rusty Wright Band – Live From the End of the World – First Wave (Sadson Music)