Soulful and talented Orlando-based chanteuse Cat Ridgeway makes a memorable mark with a fresh batch of offerings ranging from pop-, soul-, and country rock-inflected ditties to more ambient r&b-infused fare, on her recent release, Nice to Meet You.
It’s a look at where the music of the Dead stands today as expressed through the words and experiences of twenty musicians who continue to preserve Garcia’s legacy.
The Sons of the Soul Revivers and Alex Jordan drop pleasing new releases.
Van Beek and his crack outfit of Tulsa-Sound practitioners echo Cale, Clapton, Leon Russell and the down-home blues grooves of sawdust barrooms across the heartland.
Ride along as Girl brushes elbows with David Crosby, Joan Baez, Michael Bloomfield, members of the Grateful Dead and marries musician David Freiberg of the Quicksilver Messenger Service, Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship.