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If you’re looking for the ultimate guitar photo books, you need look no further than the Foxy Lady Project; a new limited-edition volume that features life-size photographs of 61 different classic guitars.
The project came about when photographer Maxime Ruiz made a life-size blowup of a photo of a guitar that he’d taken. Ruiz and his colleague Gilles Devicq, a Paris-based image marketer, were impressed at how visually striking it was. At first they thought they’d do a… Read More
Leslie Craig is an infinitely charismatic country-rock singer/songwriter with a deeply pronounced soul influence. A full time working performer by the age of 17, Leslie is a local favorite in Nashville and fronts a versatile band that’s capable of matching her every turn as she veers effortlessly from rock to blues to country to soul, all in her inimitable, soaring rootsy vocal style. We sat down with her to discuss her influences and lots more in this… Read More
Where is the love? Well, it is right here, and her name is Caroline Jones. With an onstage temperament of a gentle soul comes sweet vocal tonality and musicality, and she is as welcoming as you could possibly hope for from an artist. While her influences – including Son House, Ella Fitzgerald, and other notables – had notably strong vocals, Caroline is also a clear contender with a robust and… Read More
Part outlaw country, part Southern rock, Swampdawamp are a heavy-hitting outfit from Nashville, TN. Led by charismatic frontman Gig Michaels, Swampdawamp is a true working class rock outfit that likes to party while also maintaining a social consciousness. Recently the band’s patented brand of “swamp rock” – a raw distillation of hard rock, blues,… Read More
Barrio Tiger is a four-piece outfit from the eastside of LA that’s garnered a good local following through incendiary live shows and a garage rock sound that’s as fierce as their name implies. With veteran LA scene-maker Calixto Hernandez out front and lead guitarist Jimmy James, formerly of the Hangmen and the Masons, in support, Barrio Tiger have been a mainstay on the LA scene for a couple of years now; opening shows for the likes… Read More
Hailing from northern Indiana by way of Chicago, the Crawpuppies are a very cool Midwestern rock outfit with a classic rock-inspired take on contemporary alt rock. Local favorites throughout the Chicagoland area, the band has opened for such touring arena rock luminaries as Everclear, Cracker, Hanson, and Counting Crows. A prolific cover band, the Crawpuppies also compose catchy originals as you can see from this clip of the band doing a pop up live video in Chicago.