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Live Review: Taj Mahal Trio at the Belly Up, October 7, 2013

Photo credit: C. Taylor Crothers
Photo credit: C. Taylor Crothers

When a musician books one of his children as the opening act, it’s hard not to write it off as nepotism and wistfully focus on my beer. Thankfully, as Fredericks Brown kicked off the evening, my expectations were pleasantly adjusted. Continue reading…

Review: Heartless Bastards; May 1, 2010; Casbah, San Diego

There are bands you passively enjoy, and then there are those whose music, for whatever reason, fits like key to lock in that musical sweet spot deep within your brain. Heartless Bastards have always been the latter type of band for me, and I don’t know whether it’s their gritty Southern influences, lead singer Erika Wennerstrom’s bluesy alto, or some mysterious combination of the two, but I’ve been proselytizing them to the world since I first heard their music. Continue reading…