Sister Rosetta Tharpe – By Jessica Fisher

There is a constant cultural obsession with the ‘father’ and ‘grandfather’ and ‘godfather’ of rock-n-roll. The patriarchal nature of our society has the musical historian ignoring even entertaining the idea that women have been involved in the formation of music, either in sound or subculture. It is important to push back against white-washing and recognize […]

Hear the new Mastodon Track “High Road” Right Now!

Metal fans rejoice! Atlanta’s own Mastodon have returned with a brand new track, which can be streamed here. Titled “High Road”, the new song sounds like a natural progression from the band’s 2011 release, The Hunter, which saw Mastodon abandon its progressive metal roots in favor of a more rock-oriented approach. The track comes off […]

Fillmore: The Last Days – The Unreleased Tapes

Disclosure – I flipping love the San Francisco Sound of the late 60s. So the rest of this is going to come with a little bias. The Fillmore West was a huge, historic concert venue that was open from 1968 to 1971. In that time, it played host to so many great concerts that it can be […]