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Today we’re going to talk about a genre of blues that’s so rare it barely has a name. And if you look up that name in Wikipedia, nothing comes up. We’re talking about “trance blues.” We define trance blues as blues that has a strong electronic component, like samples, loops and drum machines. And woven […]
Ever since the 1960’s, when she worked as a solo blues singer and member of the Jim Kweskin Jug Band, Maria Muldaur has been dedicated to traditional American music–primarily blues and gospel. In 1973, she had her biggest hit record, Midnight At The Oasis. Maria and her band stopped by the KPLU Performance Studio during a tour celebrating the 40th anniversary of the […]
One of Seattle’s most sought-after bands, Industrial Revelation, performed live in the KPLU studios hosted by Abe Beeson. Track List: End Of Courtesy Old Man Soul Ingathering This excerpt from a recent Seattle Magazine article entitled, “The 50 Bands Rocking Seattle Right Now,” provides a great description of the band: With D’Vonne Lewis on drums, Evan Flory-Barnes on […]