Music writing: 2019

current reviews

So Sensitive - Bedroom Drama
Heard Lately / album review

The Revelers - At the End of the River
American Blues Scene / album review

Loves of His Life: Albumism’s Steven Ovadia Selects the 10 Live Albums He Can’t Live Without
Albumism / album list

Erisy Watt - Paints in the Sky
Heard Lately / album review

Albumism’s Writers Select Their Five Favorite Albums of 2019
Albumism / year end

Sparky Parker - In the Dark
Blues Rock Review / album review

Ben Lee - Quarter Century Classix
Glide magazine / album review

Scott H. Biram - Sold Out to the Devil: A Collection of Gospel Cuts by the Rev. Scott H. Biram
Glide magazine / album review

John Frusciante’s Debut Solo Album ‘Niandra LaDes and Usually Just a T-Shirt’ Turns 25 | Anniversary Retrospective
Albumism / album retrospective

Nicholas David - Yesterday’s Gone
American Blues Scene / album review

Kamchatka - Hoodoo Lightning
Blues Rock Review / album review

Bob Margolin - This Guitar and Tonight
American Blues Scene / album review

Have Gun, Will Travel - Strange Chemistry
Heard Lately / album review

Neil Young & Crazy Horse’s ‘Live Rust’ Turns 40 | Anniversary Retrospective
Albumism / album retrospective

Joanna Connor - Rise
Blues Rock Review / album review

Tom Petty’s ‘Wildflowers’ Turns 25 | Anniversary Retrospective
Albumism / album retrospective

Brody Buster’s One Man Band - Damn! I Spilled the Blues
American Blues Scene / album review

Eric Clapton’s ‘Journeyman’ Turns 30 | Anniversary Retrospective
Albumism / album retrospective

Lizanne Knott - Bones and Gravity
American Blues Scene / album review

Mike Zito - Rock N Roll: A Tribute to Chuck Berry
Blues Rock Review / album review

Ghost Hounds - Roses Are Black
Blues Rock Review / album review

GA-20 - Lonely Soul
Glide magazine / album review

Mark Lanegan Band - Somebody’s Knocking
Glide magazine / album review

Eddie 9V - Left My Soul in Memphis
American Blues Scene / album review

Albert Castiglia - Masterpiece
Heard Lately / album review

Kelsey Waldon - White Noise/White Lines
Albumism / album review

Massy Ferguson - Great Divides
Heard Lately / album review

Stephen Clair - Strange Perfume
Glide magazine / album review

J.P. Soars - Let It Rein
Blues Rock Review / album review

The Paul Deslauriers Band - Bounce
Blues Rock Review / album review

Brittany Howard - Jamie
Glide magazine / album review

Michaela Anne - Desert Dove
Albumism / album review

Beth Hart - War In My Mind
Blues Rock Review / album review

“R.E.M.’s ‘Monster’ Turns 25:
Albumism / album retrospective

Sheryl Crow - Threads
Albumism / album review

Samantha Fish - Kill Or Be Kind
Blues Rock Review / album review

Lee Moses - How Much Longer Must I Wait? Singles & Rarities 1965–1972
Heard Lately / album review

Danny Bryant - Means of Escape
Blues Rock Review / album review

Vandoliers - Forever
Heard Lately / album review

Seth James- Good Life
American Blues Scene / album review

Robert Randolph and the Family Band - Brighter Days
Glide magazine / album review

Nick Moss Band Featuring Dennis Gruenling - Lucky Guy!
American Blues Scene / album review

40 Acre Mule - Goodnight and Good Luck
Blues Rock Review / album review

Coco Montoya - Coming In Hot
American Blues Scene / album review

Charlie Wooton Project - Blue Basso
Blues Rock Review / album review

Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters - Beyond the Blue Door
American Blues Scene / album review

South Austin Moonlighters - Travel Light
Heard Lately / album review

“ALBUMISM SELECTS: 20 Music Magazines That Inspire Us”
Albumism

HawThorns - Morning Sun
Albumism / album review

Amy LaVere - Painting Blues
No Depression / album review

“Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘Mother’s Milk’ Turns 30 | Anniversary Retrospective”
Albumism / album retrospective

Big Daddy Wilson - Deep in My Soul
Heard Lately / album review

Bryan Haraway - Bryan Haraway
Albumism / album review

Bird and the Bee - Interpreting the Masters Volume 2: A Tribute to Van Halen
Glide Magazine / album review

Left Lane Cruiser - Shake and Bake
Heard Lately / album review

Brad James - At Fellowship Hall
American Blues Scene / album review

Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers - No Good Deed
Blues Rock Review / album review

Gracie Currran - Come Undone
American Blues Scene / album review

Big Daddy T - Judas Goat
Heard Lately / album review

Griff Hamlin and the Single Barrel Blues Band - I’ll Drink To That
Blues Rock Review / album review

Joanne Shaw Taylor
Blues Rock Review / interview

BB King Band - A Tribute to The King
Heard Lately / album review

Eric Tessmer - EP 2
Blues Rock Review / album review

Black Keys - Let’s Rock
Glide Magazine / album review

Jontavious Willis - Spectacular Class
Blues Rock Review / album review

Tim Baker - Forever Overhead
Heard Lately / album review

Michael Lee - Michael Lee
Blues Rock Review / album review

Ranky Tanky - Stand By Me EP
American Blues Scene / album review

“Why It’s Finally Time to Get Rid of Music Charts”
Consequence of Sound / essay

Drivin N Cryin - Live the Love Beautiful
No Depression / album review

Dennis Brennan & the White Owls- Live at Electric Andyland
Heard Lately / album review

Diana Rein- Queens of My Castle
American Blues Scene / album review

Duff McKagan - Tenderness
Glide Magazine / album review

Bloodest Saxophone - Texas Queens 5
Heard Lately / album review

Mavis Staples - We Get By
Albumism / album review

“Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble’s ‘In Step’ Turns 30”
Albumism / album retrospective

Matt Pearce & The Mutiny - Gotta Get Home
Blues Rock Review / album review

Adam Holt - Kind of Blue
Blues Rock Review / album review

“Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble’s ‘Couldn’t Stand the Weather’ Turns 35”
Albumism / album retrospective

Christone “Kingfish” Ingram - Kingfish
Blues Rock Review / album review

Leo Bud Welch - The Angels In Heaven Done Signed My Name
Heard Lately / album review

Bob Corritore & Friends - Do the Hip-Shake Baby
Heard Lately / album review

Felice Brothers - Undress
No Depression / album review

Shlomo Franklin - Apt. 16
No Depression / album review

“Tom Petty’s Debut Solo Album ‘Full Moon Fever’ Turns 30”
Albumism / album retrospective

Joanne Shaw Taylor - Reckless Heart
Blues Rock Review / album review

Bear’s Den - So That You Might Hear Me
Glide Magazine / album review

Stef Paglia - Never Forget
Blues Rock Review / album review

Bohannons - Bloodroot
Albumism / album review

Brandon Santini - The Longshot
Heard Lately / album review

Yawpers - Human Question
Albumism / album review

Ally Venable Band - Texas Honey
Heard Lately / album review

Shane Dwight - No One Loves Me Better
Blues Rock Review / album review

Erya Lyytinen - Another World
Blues Rock Review / album review

“Muddy Waters’ ‘Folk Singer’ Turns 55”
Albumism / album retrospective

Mary Lane - Travelin’ Woman
Heard Lately / album review

Alexis P. Suter Band - Be Love
Blues Rock Review / album review

Atomic Road Kings - Clean Up the Blood
Heard Lately / album review

Manx Marriner Mainline - Hell Bound for Heaven
American Blues Scene / album review

Matt Andersen - Halfway Home By Morning
Blues Rock Review / album review

Austin Meade - Waves
No Depression / album review

Townes Van Zandt - Sky Blue
Albumism / album review

John Mayall - Nobody Told Me
Glide Magazine / album review

Lonesome Shack - Desert Dreams
Glide Magazine / album review

Arlen Roth - Tele Masters
American Blues Scene / album review

JD Simo - Off at 11
Blues Rock Review / album review

Tedeschi Trucks Band - Signs
Blues Rock Review / album review

Ryan Bingham - American Love Song
Glide Magazine / album review

Drenge - Strange Creatures
Glide Magazine / album review

Gary Clark Jr. - This Land
Albumism / album review

Katarina Pejak - Roads That Cross
American Blues Scene / album review

Colin Linden & Luther Dickinson - Amour
Albumism / album review

Eric Gales - The Bookends
Blues Rock Review / album review

Mavis Staples - Live In London
Glide Magazine / album review

Bob Mould - Sunshine Rock
Glide Magazine / album review

John Fusco and the X-Road Riders - John Fusco and the X-Road Riders
Blues Rock Review / album review

Conversations with Tom Petty by Tom Petty & Paul Zollo
Albumism / book review

Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung: The Work of a Legendary Critic - Rock ‘N’ Roll as Literature and Literature as Rock ‘N’ Roll by Lester Bangs
Albumism / book review

Seth Rosenbloom - Keep On Turning
Albumism / album review

Chris O’Leary - 7 Minutes Late
No Depression / album review

Kentucky Headhunters - Live At The Ramblin’ Man Fair
American Blues Scene / album review

Sakis Dovolis Trio - Cross The Line
Blues Rock Review / album review

“Van Halen’s 1984 Turns 35”
Albumism / album retrospective