GALACTIC // A NEW LIGHT

GALACTIC // A NEW LIGHT If you’re a fan of Galactic’s early albums, sax player Ben Ellman thinks you’re going to like what you hear from the group’s new album, “into The Deep.” “It’s a...

REVEREND HORTON HEAT // GENERAL ZANINESS

REVEREND HORTON HEAT // GENERAL ZANINESS Fans of the Reverend Horton Heat haven’t exactly been flooded with new music from the band lately. After cranking out eight studio albums over the first 13 years...

JASON ISBELL // A CHANGED MAN

JASON ISBELL // A CHANGED MAN When Jason Isbell walks on stage these days, fans are quite literally seeing a changed man. In January 2012, Isbell went into rehab to kick an alcohol addiction that had been...

CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD

CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD In this day and age, lots of bands get their start through social media – posting self-made videos of songs on You Tube, while using other sites, such as Facebook and Myspace, to...

Interview with RHIANNON GIDDENS

Interview with RHIANNON GIDDENS If there’s one word Rhiannon Giddens detests, it’s genres. Classically trained in opera at Oberlin University, she moved on to a whole different style of music in becoming...

ALABAMA SHAKES // SOUND & COLOR

ALABAMA SHAKES // SOUND & COLOR Alabama Shakes’ new album, “Sound & Color.” is one of the boldest second albums in recent years, taking the fairly straightforward (but stirring) blues and soul...

311 // STEREOLITHIC

311 // STEREOLITHIC If 311 had one plan of action going into the making of its current album, “Stereolithic,” it was not to have a game plan. “Our manager was trying to get us to sit down and talk...