B&T 956 – Rivherside – Electraw Blues Album
A new full album of this French electro blues pioneer.
After playing for many years in different blues bands, Renaud Villet, a singer/guitarist/producer based in Clermont-Ferrand (France) launched his solo career in 2012 under the name Rivherside. His first album, “Something on My Mind,” was strongly blues / roots orientated. It received great reviews and as a result Rivherside did more than 80 concerts as a one-man-band. In 2014 he decided to broaden his horizons and began to mix Blues with Electro and Hip-Hop sounds, releasing the self-produced, 4-track “Electraw Blues EP.” Rivherside also began performing live in this electro configuration, playing samples and using Ableton Live software. In 2015 he collaborated with rapper TDB and together they released the “Inner Voices” EP in early 2016 . And now, he’s back with a new 12-track album; all as part of Rivherside’s ongoing quest to push the envelope of the Blues universe. The music is available on all the download and streaming platforms and here are the links to
BA 516 – BLu ACiD – Silence
an electro soul ballad, released digital only and available on all major download and streaming platforms. Here are the links to itunes and spotify.
Today we released a new track:
B&T 955 – Same Thing On My Mind remix – Byther Smith & miXendorp
a remix of an acoustic Byther Smith track. The original track was released also on Black and Tan Records in 2001. The track will be released digital only and is available on all download and streaming platforms. Here are the links to iTunes and Spotify.
today we released a new track by BLu ACiD.
The track will is available at all download and stream platforms and here are the links to itunes and spotify
this review was published in the latest BluesLetter of the Washington Blues Society:
Doug MacLeod – Live in Europe
Doug MacLeod’s latest release on the Netherlands- based Black and Tan label captures the two-time Blues Music Award-winning acoustic bluesman live in 2006. While his most recent release on California-based Reference Recordings have certainly garnered “Dubb” some well-deserved recognition, Live in Europe features 11 songs from an out-of-print DVD, The Blues In Me. This is the first digital-only release I have reviewed in the Bluesletter, and while I miss holding a CD in my hands and reading the liner notes and story behind the production of this release, I think that Live in Europe represents the future. A future that distributes music on a number of digital platforms, such as Amazon Music, iTunes and Spotify. Continue reading review Doug MacLeod / Washington Blues Society
Naast de talrijke albums die deze storyteller al op zijn conto heeft staan bracht ‘Black and Tan Records’ ook nog eens in eigen beheer een serie uit van studio albums van deze Doug MacLeod tussen 2002 en 2008. De missing link was in deze verzameling misschien wel deze ‘Live In Europe’.
Continue reading review Doug MacLeod – Live in Europe in Rootsville (Belgium)
Released today: B&T 954 – Doug MacLeod – Live in Europe
Besides four studio CD’s that we released on Doug MacLeod we also recorded one of his live shows. Those live recordings were released on a limited edition concert DVD in 2007. The DVD is no longer available and there for we decided to make this great music available on other platforms. The release will be digital only and available as streams and downloads on all the platforms. This is the first official (audio) release of Doug playing live as a solo artist. Here you can listen five tracks of the new release.
After the succesfull project with Boo Boo Davis in 2014 BLu ACiD did several other projects and here is one of the results:
BA 513 – BLu ACiD – Stuck Anyway
This track will be released digital only and from today available on all major download and streaming platforms (like itunes and spotify):
B&T 954 – Doug MacLeod – Live in Europe
We are preparing another great release ! Between 2002 and 2008 we released four great studio CD’s by Doug MacLeod on Black and Tan Records. But since the real magic comes out during his shows we also recorded a live concert in 2006. These live recordings were released on a limited edition concert DVD (The Blues In Me). The DVD is no longer available and we think it is time to make this great music available on other platforms. We edited the recordings and extracted eleven complete songs from the two live sets. This will be the first official (audio) release of Doug playing live as a solo artist.The release will only be available as stream and download on all the platforms. Scheduled release date is March 3, 2016.
Escutem One Chord Blues do Boo Boo Davis
O Boo Boo Davis é um daqueles músicos de Blues que estão bem escondidos no coração do Mississippi, mais exatamente na cidade de Drew, a cidade da ativista Mae Bertha Carter e do pai dos irmãos Manning da NFL. Boo Boo tocou por décadas em St. Louis e teve a oportunidade de servir como banda de apoio a diversos músicos que por lá passaram, B.B. King antes da fama foi um deles. Ao contrário do que você pensa, esse não é um Delta Blues, o som dele é eletrificado, mas ainda é possível encontrar o Delta em suas canções.