HOWELLDEVINE: Modern Sounds of Ancient Juju

          HowellDevine Modern Sounds of Ancient Juju Arhoolie 550   In 2013, HowellDevine’s delightful Jumps, Boogies & Wobbles became the first new blues album that the roots-music devotees at Chris Strachwitz’s Arhoolie Records had released in 25 years. That speaks well for the relaxed but … → read more

HOWELLDEVINE: Jumps, Boogies and Wobbles

          HOWELLDEVINE Jumps, Boogies and Wobbles Arhoolie 544   This popular, Northern California-based neo-traditional blues duo – rough-hewn slide guitarist and cuttingly astringent harmonica ace, Joshua Howell, and imaginatively rhythmic percussionist Pete Devine – sure sound like they’re having loads of fun on this ten-track … → read more