The Black Keys – Chulahoma – Review

November 10, 2006

Chulahoma is the band’s own personal Kimbrough tribute, a six-song EP that closes out the band’s tenure with Kimbrough’s one-time home, Fat Possum.

T-Model Ford – Bad Man – Review

January 3, 2003

Bad Man is raw like a wound scrubbed with steel wool, jagged like the neck snapped from a bottle of Thunderbird ESQ, and chock full of soul and attitude.

Robert Pete Williams – Review

February 22, 2002

Robert Pete Williams passed away back in 1980, wasted by cancer; an original talent pretty much ignored by the market and most of his contemporaries.

Super Chikan – What You See – Review

April 1, 2000

Not the usual head-cuttin’ stompin’ blues curiosity the label specializes in. James “Super Chikan” Johnson’s soulful elaborations on old themes will win fans.

Bob Log III – Trike – Review

January 1, 2000

The guy’s so off the beaten path that he’s even weird for Fat Possum. Is it even blues? Fucked up new style blues from some avant-geek from Arizona.

Bob Log III – School Bus – Review

September 1, 1999

Blues purists may dismiss this slab o’ anarchic slide guitar’n’bass drum voodoo as mere hipster shuck’n’jive gimmickry. It’s sure not the “same old blues crap.”

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