Articles Archive for June 2006

Talk, Talk, Talk
Posted in Uncategorized on 29 June 2006

I’ve tried in the past to spur discussion around blues and The Roadhouse. The forum didn’t work out so well. I do think discussion is a critical piece of The Roadhouse community, though, so today I’ve created a Google Group specifically for discussing blues and The Roadhouse. Blues In The Roadhouse Feel free to join […]

One Less Number
Posted in Uncategorized on 29 June 2006

I’ve talked a lot about how many opportunities there are for Roadhouse listeners to leave audio comments. In fact, I talked about it last week and finally received a comment on The Roadhouse Comments Line. Okay — there’s actually one less way. I recently took Windows completely off the latptop. A fresh Ubuntu install solved […]

The Roadhouse 071
Posted in Uncategorized on 24 June 2006

We’re running the rainbow in this edition with a full view of all the hues of the blues. Blues rock, jazzy blues and, of course, the traditional sound of this amazing musical form. If you’re new to The Roadhouse, you might be a bit surprised by the range of styles. But it’s all blues – […]

The Roadhouse 070
Posted in Uncategorized on 17 June 2006

Let’s just call this the cool blues edition of The Roadhouse. It’s a little slower with a few less horns and a few more harps and acoustic guitars. Maybe it’s just my way of pulling in and slowing down a bit in the sweltering heat of June at the little blue house on the wetlands. […]

The Roadhouse 069
Posted in Uncategorized on 10 June 2006

At 69 hours of the finest blues you’ve never heard, it sounds like a marathon. That’s 2.875 continuous days of the blues. Or a work-week and a three-quarters. Or, about the number of hours it would take to drive straight through from New York to Los Angeles and back to Chicago, averaging 69 mph. Larry […]

The Roadhouse 068
Posted in Uncategorized on 3 June 2006

Blue skies, brilliant sunshine, brand new artists, outstanding new labels – all converge right here, in a little dotpoint on the blues-time continuum that I like to call an hour of the finest blues you’ve never heard. Like a theoretical physicist searching for the beginning of time, you’ve managed to stumble across the singularity known […]