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Video Premiere: Aaron Neville featuring Dirty Dozen Brass Band “Stomping Ground” from ‘Take Me To The River: New Orleans’

On April 1, Petaluma Records will release the soundtrack to Take Me To The River: New Orleans. The documentary will explore the musical history and cultural legacy of the city and its surroundings. Martin Shore directed the film, which is his follow-up to Take Me To The River which explored the heritage and musical influence…

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Yebba Releases ‘Live at Electric Lady’ Session on Spotify

Following the release of Yebba’s celestial cover of John Mayer’s “The Age of Worry” the 27-year-old has announced a surprise release of the full session from her time at New York City’s Electric Lady Studios. The five-song EP features tracks from her debut album Dawn, which was released in September of 2021. The songs were…

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Behind The Scene: Director Jesse Lauter on Leon Russell, Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks and “Learning to Live Together: The Return of Mad Dogs & Englishmen”

“I’m a mega-fan of Leon Russell and being able to work with him was, without a doubt, one of the greatest honors of my life. But I also had to put my professional hat on, and I felt like the team really captured his essence that week,” first-time director Jesse Lauter says of working with…

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Check Out Our January/February 2022 CD Artist Sampler

Stream the COMBINED playlist: FOLLOW Relix on Spotify to discover new tracks from every issue! TR3 (Ft. Tim Reynolds) “A Bone to Pick (Live)” From the album Wild in the Sky Self-released With a career spanning more than 40 years, two-time Grammy nominee and sonic innovator, Tim Reynolds is best known for his seemingly effortless…

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Check Out Our January/February 2022 Digital Artist Sampler

Stream the COMBINED playlist: FOLLOW Relix on Spotify to discover new tracks from every issue! Download the DIGITAL SAMPLER tracks for free: DOWNLOAD Red Vox “There’s A Place” Single Self-released  Red Vox is a New York City based indie rock band. Visions, their fifth LP, leans more towards harder rock than previous albums, as exemplified…

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Greensky Bluegrass and The Infamous Stringdusters Bring Winter Tour to The Capitol Theatre (A Gallery)

On Saturday, Greensky Bluegrass brought their winter tour to The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, N.Y. They were joined by the progressive bluegrass unit The Infamous Stringdusters. The band kicked off the first set with the second-ever performance of “Worry For You,” followed by a thirteen-minute long “Leap Year” and four tracks from the band’s latest…

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Frank Zappa: 200 Motels Soundtrack 50th Anniversary

Recorded in early 1971, the soundtrack to Frank Zappa’s “surrealistic documentary” 200 Motels rounds the horn for a “50th Anniversary Edition” (Zappa). With its plethora of alternate takes, demos, and early mixes, the six-CD-plus package elaborates to an almost excruciating degree the project’s weaknesses (misogyny, mostly) and, to a lesser extent, its strengths. While orchestral…

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Premiere: Big Chief Bo Dollis Jr. and the Wild Magnolias “Roll with the Big Chief” 50 Grand Remix feat. Big Ramp & 7th Ward Shorty

photo credit: Christine Dumochel The new album from Big Chief Bo Dollis, Jr. & The Wild Magnolias captures the feel of an authentic, local New Orleans gathering. Cyril Neville produced My Name Is Bo which melds second line, hip hop, funk, jazz, blues and the sounds of the Mardi Gras Indians. Big Chief Bo Dollis,…

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Boston Calling Shares 2022 Artist Lineup: Metallica, The Strokes, Foo Fighters, HAIM, King Gizzard & The Wizard Lizard and More

Boston Calling has shared its artist lineup for the 2022 festivities on Memorial Day Weekend, May 27 through 29, at the Harvard Athletic Complex in the heart of Boston, Mass.  Metallica, The Strokes and Foo Fighters will headline the three-day music festival. Rufus Du Sol, Weezer, HAIM, Run The Jewels, Glass Animals, King Gizzard &…

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Peter Frampton on David Bowie’s Gift, the Authenticity of ‘Almost Famous’ and Remaining Music-Driven Despite Muscle Disease

“My creativity has jumped since I’ve been off the road,” reveals Peter Frampton, who retired from regular touring at the end of 2019 due to inclusion body myositis— a progressive muscle disorder that produces inflammation, weakness and atrophy.  Frampton shares the story of this diagnosis—as well as the full sweep of his career—in the memoir…

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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Shares 2022 Lineup: The Who, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters and More

The renowned New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has announced it will finally return to New Orleans this April into May – today, Jan. 20, organizers shared the official 2022 lineup. For weekend one (April 29 – May 1), headliners will be The Who, Foo Fighters, Lionel Richie, The Avett Brothers, Nelly, Jason Isbell and…

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The Weight Band Share Title Track to Forthcoming Album ‘Shines Like Gold’

The Weight Band: Brian Mitchell, Matt Zeiner, Albert Rogers, Michael Bram, Jim Weider (l-r) *** The Weight Band debuted in 2013 at Levon Helm’s barn in Woodstock, NY with the goal of preserving the legacy of Helm’s fabled group, The Band. Jim Weider, a former member of The Band, co-founded the collective and continues to…

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Courtney Barnett: Everything Is Suddenly Fixed, Until It’s Not

Courtney Barnett was already in a dark place before the world turned upside down. “I was feeling depressed, and a close friend was trying to shake me out of that,” the Melbourne-based singer/ guitarist says, as she thinks back on the slump she found herself in during the latter part of 2019. “I was encouraged…

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“We Hadn’t Played Together in Forever”: Tom Hamilton and Holly Bowling on ‘Lacuna’ and Beyond

Tom Hamilton and Holly Bowling are two of the jamband scene’s most active musicians. Whether it’s Bowling performing her complex solo piano ruminations and reinterpreting Grateful Dead classics alongside Phil Lesh, or Hamilton balancing his pensive singer-songwriter roots with his no-holds-barred guitar work with Joe Russo’s Almost Dead and Billy & The Kids, they’ve both…

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The Bogie Band and Joe Russo Announce Debut LP ‘The Prophets In The City’

The Bogie Band and Joe Russo have come together to announce their debut album The Prophets In The City due to release on March 25 via Royal Potato Family. The group have shared the title track as the first release off the LP and is out today, Jan. 18 on all streaming platforms. The group…

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Video Premiere: The Heavy Hours “Take My Heart (I’ll Take Yours Too)”

photo credit: Jess Williams *** The Heavy Hours will return to the stage in February for an extended tour supporting Brett Dennen. In anticipation of those dates, the group will release a new single on Wednesday.  “Take My Heart (I’ll Take Yours Too)” is the follow-up to this past August’s Wildfire EP, which was produced…

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Goose Announce Debut Radio City Music Hall Show, Share Celebratory Single “Borne” (Exclusive Relix Presale)

Photo by Danny Clinch Connecticut-born rock band Goose have announced their return to New York City for their inaugural appearance at the iconic Radio City Music Hall. The band are set to take the stage of the 6,000 seat theatre on June 25. Goose’s performance will feature an opening acoustic set to showcase the incredible…

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Everyone Orchestra Confirms February Dates

Everyone Orchestra conductor Matt Butler has confirmed the participants for his improvisational outfit’s February run. The project, which recently celebrated its 20th anniversary, will make appearances at Ardmore, PA’s Ardmore Music Hall (2/24), New York’s Brooklyn Bowl (2/25) and Cambridge, MA’s The Sinclair (2/26). The core band for the three shows includes Butler, guitarist Al Schnier (moe.),…

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The Reverend Shawn Amos & The Brotherhood Honor Ida B. Wells with New Song “Weight of the World”

photo credit: Ryan Pettibone *** The Reverend Shawn Amos & The Brotherhood are releasing a new single today in honor of Martin Luther King Day weekend. The group explains that “Weight of the World” is “a song about strong Black women—the ones we know, the ones unknown, the ones taken from us, and the ones forgotten…

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Jason Isbell Tests Positive for COVID-19, Postpones String of Shows

Jason Isbell has tested positive with a breakthrough case of COVID-19. As a result, the next two concerts have been canceled, and the following five will be rescheduled for future dates.  The musician broke the news via Twitter, “Got myself a breakthrough case of COVID.” See the full Tweet below.  Shows scheduled for Jan. 11…