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{Review} Statesboro Revue-Jukehouse Revival

album artworkStewart Mann and his brother Garrett have been fronting the southern rock outfit Statesboro Revue for a number of years now.  Stewart’s voice is evocative, versatile, powerful and soulful.  Garrett’s guitar playing is drenched in the traditions of Allman and Betts.  … Read the rest

{Brad's Corner} July 2015: Friends and Family

{Brads Corner}

The old saying that “friends are the family you choose,” is so very true.  When you go through hard times you discover this via a very unscientific mix of flakiness and sturdiness.  You find out who you can count on and who you can’t.  … Read the rest

Music’s a Garden…Dig It

Much has been made about the salad/tomato female country singer comments.  It’s a sad, brutal reality for female artists, these guys just delivered the facts coldly, directly and oddly.  The good news for fans of our kind of music is that country radio doesn’t really impact or dictate what we listen to or dig.  … Read the rest

{Brad's Corner} June 2015: Comfortably Numb No More

{Brads Corner}

The past few years I’ve drifted, almost subconsciously, away from focusing as intently as usual on lyrics.  Melodies and guitars began to overshadow the words of the songs I dug.  I attribute this to my children coming in to my life and a bit of boredom and complacency with much of the music I’ve been hearing.  … Read the rest

{Brad's Corner} May 2015: It’s Okay

{Brads Corner}

The recent buzz of the Chris Stapleton record has caused a great deal of talk to spread across online music fandom.  As with any quick rise in status, (see Sturgill Simpson), there is an expected backlash.  Even if it is a minor one.  … Read the rest