Carolina Chocolate Drops: roots country and blues music

Mike Rimbaud Reader Find

By Mike Rimbaud in New Music on Saturday 17 November 2012

Carolina Chocolate Drops are the best live acoustic group I’ve seen in a long time. Their sound is roots country and blues music with banjo, dobro, fiddle, jug playing and foot stomping. Singer Rhiannon Giddens is radiant, one of the most charismatic performers I’ve ever seen, and her voice is transcendent and beautiful. Along with […]

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Seasick Steve

Francis Andrews Reader Find

By Francis Andrews in Video on Thursday 13 November 2008

This guy is a legend in my eyes; up there with the Tom Waits’ and Dr Johns’ of the zimmer-frame generation. My only hope when I hit my late 60s is to still be rocking it as convincingly as Mr Steve, perhaps strutting a pair of denim dungarees and having perfected that deep, deep Southern […]

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Black Keys Attack & Release Vinyl and CD

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Prizes on Tuesday 20 May 2008

We’ve extended our give away of the new Black Key’s album — Attack & Release to Tuesday at 1pm EST. To be in with a chance of winning, leave a message under this post saying ‘Yup, I’ll take that’, or words to that effect. Open to all subscribers.

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