Articles Archive for February 2006

The Roadhouse 054
Posted in Uncategorized on 25 February 2006

Playlist iMix The 54th Roadhouse Podcast is the number edition. Divide 2,340 by 52 weeks and you’ll know the birthday I’m celebrating today. Michael Burks, Matt Schofield, Dan Treanor, Saffire – The Uppity Blues Women, and Holland K. Smith provide the music. Listener comments, a Mardi Gras Roadhouse Rewound, and an update on the HART […]

The Roadhouse 053
Posted in Uncategorized on 18 February 2006

Playlist iMix A frigid winter blast sets in on the Midwestern US, but the 53rd Roadhouse Podcast will help generate enough body heat to keep you warm. Omar and The Howlers, Rory Block, Erskine Oglesby, Ruthie Foster, and Mike Anderson easily outpace the overworked Roadhouse furnace. Six other artists keep the fire going alongside a […]

Welcoming Another Visionary
Posted in Uncategorized on 14 February 2006

Though I’ve already played a cut from their roster, I’m glad to announce today that “Ruf Records”: has officially joined The Roadhouse family. They’ve provided permissions today to play their artists in the show and have sent a promotional package of recent releases. Thanks to Thomas Ruf, Nancy Edwards and the entire Ruf staff. Nancy […]

No Worries, Here
Posted in Uncategorized on 13 February 2006

I’ve only just read the “Wired”: article on “podfading”:,70171-0.html?tw=wn_index_12 – the phemonenon of podcasts fading away before the 10th episode. Although hard figures are elusive, host Rob Walch of the podcaster-interview program “Podcast411”: estimates at least a fifth of podcasters don’t make it to their 10th show; he expects the podcast graveyard to become even […]

The Roadhouse 052
Posted in Uncategorized on 11 February 2006

Playlist iMix It’s a year-ending edition of The Roadhouse Podcast – 52 consecutive editions of the finest blues you’ve never heard. I’ll look briefly in the rear-view mirror at some of the highlights, then roll on forward with Hubert Sumlin, The Teague Stefan Band, Johnny Flash and the Rockets, Eddie Turner, and Marcia Ball. The […]

The Roadhouse 051
Posted in Uncategorized on 4 February 2006

Playlist iMix The Roadhouse 051 is a puzzle of diverse styles, moods and artists. As a whole, they make up a perfect picture of the diversity of the blues from modern to traditional, electric to acoustic, upbeat and downtempo. Musical pattern recognition rules the day as we piece this puzzle together to produce an hour […]

More Thoughts On The Annoucement
Posted in Uncategorized on 2 February 2006

Warren Kelly at Blogcritics took note this morning of the move to Podshow. Podshow Wins One, Loses One Podshow, the podcasting network that brings you Adam Curry, C. C. Chapman, and many other “A-list” podcasters, announced last week the addition of The Roadhouse Podcast — one of my personal favorites. Host Tony Steidler-Dennison announced […]