Album Review: The Steel Woods – Straw In The Wind

An ominous steel guitar introduction ushers this eager listener into the journey that is Straw In The Wind, the debut LP from Nashville-based country rock outfit The Steel Woods—as the song builds like it’s virtually rising from the mighty cypress… Continue Reading

Interview: Luke Winslow-King

“I went on a musical pilgrimage after high school and ended up in New Orleans; it was like all my interests had come together in this one place,” says bluesy roots rocker Luke Winslow-King. The Cadillac, Michigan native was inspired… Continue Reading

Live Show Review: The California Honeydrops

Oakland-based five-piece bluesy soul machine The California Honeydrops performed at The Basement in Nashville recently; on tour in support of their latest release, A River’s Invitation, The Honeydrops have been tearing up the highways, with an itinerary packed full of summer festival… Continue Reading

Album Review: The California Honeydrops – A River’s Invitation

Faced only with the sounds on the album, one would be unlikely place The California Honeydrops as a Bay-area band fronted by a vocalist/multi-instrumentalist from Warsaw, Poland.  Instead, you would likely believe you were hearing sounds from somewhere like Memphis,… Continue Reading