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Marcella Simien: Beyond Swamp Soul

Marcella Simien has been a fixture of the Memphis scene for over six years now, often with her band, Marcella &...

David Parks’ The Q Tape: Quintessential, Quality...

Though the 17th letter of the alphabet has become problematic in recent times, redolent as it is of anonymous sowers...

Heirs of the Dog: George Jonestown Massacre’s Riffs Raise...

Hearing Joecephus and the George Jonestown Massacre rock a heavy groove, you might feel compelled to exclaim,...

Reigning Sound Come Home

In “Oh Christine” from the new album A Little More Time With Reigning Sound, Greg Cartwright sings, “Amber strands /...

Kickman Teddy is Cruising with a New Hit Song

Kickman Teddy is cruising solo these days. Teddy, who played drums in the alternative hip-hop/rock band, FreeSol, is...

That’s Doctor Bobby Rush to You

Bobby Rush, the forever young blues man based in Mississippi who won his first Grammy Award at age 83, and his second...

Steve Cropper Lives by the Groove and Fires One Up

Speaking with a player whose work dates back to the first days of Satellite and Stax Records, I didn’t expect to hear...

Lisa Nobumoto: Fanning the Flames of the Jazz Masters

Singer Lisa Nobumoto knows a thing or two about jazz history. In fact, when she lived in Los Angeles, she was a...

The Flow: Live-Streamed Music Events This Week, April...

As we move into May, the streams flow on. Though in-person music is making a comeback, many still recognize the need...

The Flow: Live-Streamed Music Events This Week, April 22-28

As stages and restaurant patios open up in the idyllic days of April, the live-streamed music ecosystem remains...