Blues Boom is a column that will target on presenting the cream of the crop of blues, modern blues, neo blues & blues rock sound. Eight tracks will be featured on every post that every blues fan should directly move to.
“Simple music is the hardest music to play and blues is simple music”. – Albert Collins
A blues rock n’roll banger is the best way to start by British outfit Little Triggers and their banger ‘Loaded Gun‘ from their debut album. They explain about the track: “Loaded Gun is about falling for someone you know you shouldn’t – that femme fatale you know is going to burn you out,” explains frontman Tom Hamilton. “The protagonist in the song claims to be advising the next sucker not to fall in love, but it’s clear he’s done so already and it’s too late for him.” If you like Led Zeppelin, just press play:
…Next we have a crossover gem (blues, jazz, soul, funk) by Chicago scene veteran avery r. young and his ‘sit down job‘. A supernatural liberation anthem!:
Canadian roots, country, blues artist Suitcase Sam gifts us with a playful jazz/blues ‘treasure’ called ‘The Sweetest Hippopotamus‘, from the ‘Get It To Go‘ EP:
Next up we have Orlando’s Blueanimal with a flawless blues/90s rock/alternative country ‘Better Than This‘ (Radio Edit); Make sure you also check out the full killer version here!
Get ready for a high-energy, dirty blues, rock band from Christchurch, New Zealand Hypnumb and their killer tune ‘On Fire‘….
Nigerian American rapper, singer and multi-instrumentalist who hates being put into a box Femi (Taiwo) and his ‘beast’ ‘Space for My Guitar‘ is an autobiographical account of literally and metaphorically leaving the past and opening up to new possibilities. A magnificent blend of blues, jazz, soul….
Juke is a four-piece, “post-blues,” hybrid with a high motor and bottomless soul, spearheaded by frontman/harmonica-whiz/singer, Eric Garcia. Check ‘That Last One‘, and defo won’t be the last one… Mutant blues!
Ending this ‘session’, three young German men who turn round after shouting Circus Electric are ‘Looking For Love‘ in an electrifying blues rock dynamite. Turn it up loud!
‘Blues Brother’: Christos Doukakis