This week on Old School Record Review, Dave sat down with Scott Holiday of Rival Sons to talk about the band’s music and Scott’s creative approach. You can check out Dave’s review of Rival Sons’ album Great Western Valkyrie here. Download Podcast Here Stream Podcast Here Download in iTunes Stitcher Website- http://www.rivalsons.com/ Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/rivalsons Twitter- […]Read more "Old School Record Review #42- Scott Holiday of Rival Sons"
This week on Old School Record Review, Marc Athlan Skyped into the show to discuss his love of slide guitar and some of the advanced techniques that he has mastered. Please refer to the YouTube playlist below for full videos of Marc’s slide technique demos. Download Podcast Here Stream Podcast Here Download in iTunes Download […]Read more "Old School Record Review #34- Marc Athlan"
by Dave Keneston It’s hard to imagine that the Allman Brothers Band may be coming to end after 2014. With the announcement of the departure of Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes, the future is uncertain at best. After 45 years of brotherhood and family, it’s only right to give respect and due acknowledgment to the […]Read more "Top Ten Favorite “Duane Era” Allman Brothers Band Songs (Part Two of Two)"
by Dave Keneston The Allman Brothers Band has undergone many incarnations throughout its 45 year history, but the most famous and influential era has to be the original lineup of Duane Allman, Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, Berry Oakley, Jai Johanny Johanson (Jaimoe) and Butch Trucks. From early 1969 to Duane’s tragic death on October 29, […]Read more "Top Ten Favorite “Duane Era” Allman Brothers Band Songs (Part One of Two)"
Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band by Dave Keneston Ever wondered what would have happened if Paul Bunyan was abandoned at birth and adopted by Son House? What if he was raised on Charlie Patton and Bukka White records? Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band brings that fantasy to fruition and features the larger than life voice […]Read more "Lumberjack Blues"
Talking Timbuktu Ali Farka Toure with Ry Cooder Once in a while, an album slips by you that you should have been listening to for the past twenty years. You finally come across it and after the first listen, you feel a swelling of regret in your chest for missing out on what is clearly […]Read more "International Relations: From Mali to the Mississippi Delta"
by Dave Keneston Here we are folks, down to my top five songs featuring slide guitar. It has been fun listening to all these songs again and getting that same rush I always get. These top five crush me so hard and further my love of slide. I have to thank these artists in advance […]Read more "Top Ten Favorite Slide Guitar Songs (Part 2 of 2)"
by Dave Keneston When the editor of Old School Record Review asked me to write this article I was somewhat reticent because I feel my strengths are more geared towards interacting with someone one on one or in a small group. However, my love and near ridiculous obsession with the sweet singing sound of slide […]Read more "Top Ten Favorite Slide Guitar Songs (Part 1 of 2)"