Articles Archive for September 2005

The Roadhouse 032
Posted in Uncategorized on 24 September 2005

We get back to the full sound of big guitars, big horns and big beats this week. Thanks to NorthernBlues, Alligator and Vanguard, there’s new music aplenty in this edition. Kenny Traylor, Charlie Musselwhite, Toni Lynn Washington, Guitar Shorty, and The Holmes Brothers take the fore, while seven more great blues artists bring up the […]

Early Adopters
Posted in Uncategorized on 20 September 2005

See – visiting the site does pay off. Sometimes you get good stuff first. Like this: In the spirit of Google, let’s call this the beta version of The Roadhouse Podcast Forum. It’s fully functional but not quite tweaked out yet graphically. Sign up and get in your $.02 before I make the official […]

In Time and TWIT
Posted in Uncategorized on 20 September 2005

The Roadhouse has had a bit of good press in the past week. The previous issue of Time Magazine mentioned ” … a blues podcast from Iowa … ” I guess that’s a mention – if you already know who they’re talking about. That was in the context of an article about Adam Curry, KYOU […]

Brain Like A Sieve
Posted in Uncategorized on 17 September 2005

I got a nice email from a listener this evening. In fact, the listener had submitted a logo for the logo contest. Any idea what I forgot in this week’s show? Actually, I put the show together earlier in the week so I could meet a Saturday commitment. The announcement of the logo contest winner […]

The Roadhouse 031
Posted in Uncategorized on 16 September 2005

The Roadhouse 031 is available for download from the above image link. Upbeat, backbeats and big beats dominate the 31st edition of The Roadhouse. James Booker, Chumslick Nick and the Sharks, Michael Burks, Stingray, and Edwin Holt should provide more than enough variety for your blues tastes. From Chicago to New Orleans, New York to […]

In The Lineup
Posted in Uncategorized on 15 September 2005

The Roadhouse has joined the lineup of The show will be streaming at 6:00 PM PT Monday-Saturday. TPS is primarily an online sports network (“TPS” stands for Trailer Park Sports). Ray Garcia has been doing the outstanding Blues Revue on TPSRadio for several months. I’m glad to join the lineup.

More Label Props
Posted in Uncategorized on 13 September 2005

Yet another label has joined The Roadhouse. Vanguard Records has provided permissions to play their artists in the show. They have a great catalog of artists, including Tab Benoit, James Cotton, Buddy Guy, John Hammond, Jr., Charlie Musselwhite, and many others. They also have some incredible sampler CDs, including The Blues At Newport, The Chicago […]

Issues With iTunes
Posted in Uncategorized on 11 September 2005

Some listeners have been reporting problems with the iTunes feed for The Roadhouse. iTunes occasionally reports that The Roadhouse feed is unavailable by noting it with an exclamation mark in the left margin of the podcasts section. I’ve seen the issue myself and can offer a solution, if you’re willing to take a few easy […]

The Roadhouse 030
Posted in Uncategorized on 10 September 2005

The Roadhouse 030 is available for download from the above image link. Twelve cuts strong, The Roadhouse 030 is a bit more acoustic than the norm. Credit that to the dog days of summer at The Little Blue House On The Wetlands. Billy Jones, The Turnarounds, Louisiana Bob Kirkpatrick, Susan Tedeschi, and Johnny Nicholas lead […]

Posted in Uncategorized on 6 September 2005

Today’s a first – 2 label permissions in a single day. I’m happy to welcome Rykodisc to The Roadhouse. They’ve provided permissions and have promo CDs on the way for such artists as Lightnin’ Hopkins, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee, Taj Mahal, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Robert Cray, Big Bill Broonzy, and Kelly Joe Phelps. The […]

Welcome Northern Blues
Posted in Uncategorized on 6 September 2005

After the fiasco that was Roadhouse 29 (technically, not musically), it’s nice to have some good news. As of this morning, we can officially welcome Northern Blues to The Roadhouse. Fred Litwin has graciously granted permissions to play Northern Blues artists in the show. Northern Blues features some great artists, including a current favorite of […]

Show 29 Is Fixed
Posted in Uncategorized on 4 September 2005

I awoke this morning to several emails regarding Roadhouse 029. Apparently, it was a huge file and seemed to be one version of the show overlapped with another. I checked my local copy downloaded with iPodder and, sure enough, it was unlistenable. Here’s what happened. I started to upload the show to Libsyn, then realized […]

The Roadhouse 029
Posted in Uncategorized on 3 September 2005

The Roadhouse 029 is available for download from the above image link. An even dozen fits the bill this week, as we move toward a full hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard – the best independent blues artists from around the world. Kenny Traylor, The Will Derryberry Band, Hubert Sumlin, Mike Dugan, and […]