There’s a wellspring of new sound via seven CDs filled to the brim with adventurous, pioneering complexity (Saft, Evans, Garner, MND FLO), deep gutbucket blues (Lynn), exquisite songcraft (Hitt) and one raw, rollicking early-rock collection that will make your head spin like Linda Blair in “The Exorcist.”
The Filled With Sound blog reports on native americana, southern rock, blues x3, soul deluxe and TV nostalgia.
Eminently listenable new sounds in jazz (x3), rock, latin, metal and blues.
The best of music (by genre), books and movies in 2016
The Filled With Sound blog reviews new releases by The Hot Club of San Francisco, the Jarrett Cherner Trio, Craig Hartley, WOLF! and new Elvis Presley music.
They come from all over the Northeast and beyond every summer to Bethlehem Pennsylvania for the largest free music festival in the country, now in its 32nd year.
At 77, Tom Paxton has taken over for Pete Seeger, who passed last year at 94, as our link to pure authentic folk music. Rudresh Mahanthappa rules supreme on the alto sax. And New England upstarts The Luxury takes a hint from bands like U2, Pink Floyd and Oasis.