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“Lazaretto” finds Jack White bruised and seeing blue

When Jack White accuses The Black Keys of ripping off his sound, I have to agree with the man. The White Stripes–and only The White Stripes–are responsible for bringing back the rawness to some seriously over-cooked rock-and-roll at the turn of the century and every band after only followed suit. Unfortunately, the distinction today is...

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The Jelly Project’s “Ugly Dirty” is one of the best rock releases of 2012

The Jelly Project‘s “Ugly Dirty” is one of the best rock releases of 2012 – period. This is a real rock band, through and through, and not the kind peddled by most music blogs in 2012. There’s no put on, no dabbling with ‘indie’, no attempt at being something it isn’t. Pure and natural, forceful and...

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Andrew Luttrell Band – Paint by Numbers CD Review (2012)

Gutwrenching and emotional with a traditional bluegrass/rock vibe, the Andrew Luttrell Band impress with the very atmospheric and foreboding “Landscape Plains”, a cut taken from the new release “Paint by Numbers”. Andrew Luttrell’s voice is reminiscent of seasoned artists like Blue Rodeo, Neil Young and Tom Petty, and the music fits in with the same...

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