Congratulations to Electro-Fi artist FRUTELAND
JACKSON for being nominated for Blues Music Awards in the categories of Best Acoustic
Album and Best Acoustic Artist by the Blues Foundation of Memphis, TN. Members can
vote for Fruteland at www.blues.org.
Congratulations also go out to Electro-Fi artist
MARK HUMMEL whose brand new release WAYBACK MACHINE has reached # 1 on the
U.S. Roots Music Report Blues Charts just one week after release.
Mel Brown and the Homewreckers
Best of the Electro-Fi Years
Special Vinyl LP
It's hard to imagine a Guitarist who could win the admiration of
such a diverse group of Artists as: T-Bone Walker, B.B. King, Jimi
Hendrix, Stevie and Jimmie Vaughn, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings,
Etta James, Bobby Blue Bland, John Lee Hooker and Buddy Guy.
Mel Brown was such a Guitarist. Selecting a "Best Of" collection
from an Artist of Mel's limitless creativity was no easy task. Hopefully
we've been able to shine a light on his Soulful, Blues Guitar driven tracks
recorded for the Electro-Fi label between 1999 - 2009. Mel's bringing it
to the" boiling point "adaptation of "In The Mood" is a Master Class,
and his 12 minute reimagining of "Hey Joe" celebrates both his musical
Released in a numbered limited edition of just 500 copies to commemorate
the 10th anniversary of Mel Brown's passing.
" An eminently worthy addition to Mel Brown's legacy. The music has been
specially remastered for Vinyl and sounds gorgeous".
- John Valenteyn,
Maple Blues magazine
Click on our Vinyl Section to purchase.
AVAILABLE NOW VIA SPECIAL PRE-SALE
ONLY ON THE ELECTRO-FI SITE
(Official Streetdate: 01/17/20)
With Special Guests: Chicago Guitar Maestro BILLY FLYNN, Red Hot
West Coast Combo THE DEEP BASEMENT SHAKERS, and Mississippi
Bluesmaster JOE BEARD.
Brand New CD Release from Grammy Nominated Harmonica Ace Mark Hummel.
“MARK HUMMEL is one of the Very Top Notch guys on the Blues Harmonica
Scene Today” - Chicago Blues Legend BILLY BOY ARNOLD
16 Glorious Tracks Recorded by CHRIS KID ANDERSEN
at Greaseland Studios, San Jose,CA.
NEW RELEASE FROM
Good As Your Last Dollar
Chicago Acoustic Bluesman FRUTELAND JACKSON with Special Guests: HARRISON KENNEDY, JACK DE KEYZER, JULIAN FAUTH, BUCKY BERGER and ALEC FRASER.
"Forthright and Intelligent, Fruteland has the Style and Improvisational instinct to carry on as one of the Premier Acoustic Blues Artists of Today". - DOWNBEAT
Blues Harp Legend JAMES HARMAN hit # 1 on the Living Blues Radio Chart with his Electro-Fi debut disc "Bonetime" back in 2015, not to mention 5 BMA nominations including "Album of the Year". Now James is back with a Brand New CD "fineprint" and it's a cause for celebration, with 13 Original tracks, both newly recorded and specially selected from James' incredible music archives.
Produced by James Harman and guitarist extraordinaire Nathan James. Special guests include Kid Ramos, Gene Taylor and Jeff Turmes (Mavis Staples). James describes himself as a Full Service Bluesman since 1962, and he's Z.Z. Tops first call harpman. "fineprint" is sure to be welcomed into the company of the top Blues recordings of 2018.