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Mighty Souls Brass Band – A Mighty Big Sound

Mighty Souls Brass Band – A Mighty Big Sound

The Mighty Souls Brass Band’s debut album Lift Up is exactly what you need to listen to when you’re having withdrawals from all the Mardi Gras fun. If you missed out on finding that little baby in your king cake this year, mix up a drink, put Lift Up on, sit back and crown yourself […]

GILL LANDRY – PIETY & DESIRE

GILL LANDRY – PIETY & DESIRE

With Gill’s debut album The Ballad of Lucy Lawless Soirez, he cemented himself into my musical life. That album was everything I wanted for a soundtrack while cooking, drinking with friends, reading, or basically anything that’s chill and enjoyable. Gill’s one of those guys you might not have heard of but you’ve probably heard. While […]

MELODY GARDOT – MY ONE AND ONLY THRILL

MELODY GARDOT – MY ONE AND ONLY THRILL

My first exposure to Melody Gardot came via her 2008 album, Worrisome Heart. The first time I heard her I emailed the following to my wife: Melody Gardot. I don’t know much. But I know I like her. She makes me wanna smoke cigarettes and drink vodka outta funky glasses. Much has been made about […]

EILEN JEWELL – SEA OF TEARS

EILEN JEWELL – SEA OF TEARS

When I started ninebullets.net I really didn’t listen to too many woman singers. It wasn’t a conscious decision, really, so much as habit. Eilen Jewell was one of the singers that helped break that habit with her 2008 effort, Letters From Sinners And Strangers. When I read on songs:illinois that she was changing her sound […]

WILLIE NELSON and WYNTON MARSALIS – TWO MEN WITH THE BLUES

WILLIE NELSON and WYNTON MARSALIS – TWO MEN WITH THE BLUES

I think I’ve mentioned on here how far behind I am when it comes to listening to the cds that show up in my mailbox. It had gotten so bad that there was a box of unlistened cds that I packed when we moved (7 months ago) and still had not touched since. So, I […]

MELODY GARDOT – WORRISOME HEART

MELODY GARDOT – WORRISOME HEART

Worrisome Heart had a tough road to travel before making it to our ears, and had it not been for a horrible accident when Melody Gardot was nineteen we may not have ever heard her voice at all. At nineteen, Melody was riding her bicycle when she was struck by a car, ending up with […]