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MUSIC REVIEW | Gary Clark Jr. – The Story of Sunny Boy Slim (2015)

“To sum up Gary Clark Jr.is more challenging every day. He’s a musical universe unto himself, expanding at a nearly immeasurable rate, ever more hard to define — as a mind-blowing guitarist, a dazzling songwriter and engagingly soulful singer.”  And that statement comes from the good people at garyclarkjr.com, so you know it’s spot on.  419 more words


Gary Clark Jr: Sonny Boy Slim

The only thing that’s traditional electric blues about this new CD from Clark is the title. For a man who could presumably get very rich playing formulaic blues with lengthy solos, it’s a good move. 312 more words

Live Performance Spotlight: "Grinder" by Gary Clark Jr.

Gary Clark Jr. is a blues-rock musician whose work has been influenced by people such as B.B. King and Chuck Berry. His most recent album… 116 more words


Austin City Limits reveals 2015 webcast schedule

Austin City Limits will live stream a variety of this weekend’s performance on Red Bull TV.

The Strokes, Run the Jewels, Father John Misty, ASAP Rocky, Alabama Shakes, The Decemberists, Gary Clark Jr., Royal Blood, Brand New, Billy Idol, Kurt Vile are among the scheduled artists. 166 more words

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The Story of Sonny Boy Slim (2015) by Gary Clark Jr.

We could really use the blues right now. The current cultural climate is part angry, part ambivalent, and the blues seems like the perfect style of music to give us both an outlet for our anger and a salve for our ambivalence. 663 more words


Musician of the Day: Gary Clark Jr.

Gary Clark Jr. is the face of modern blues music. Clark is bringing that classic style from the 70’s  into the mainstream of the modern music industry, while also putting his own spin on it. 226 more words

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Know My Name

Inspired by Gary Clark Jr.’s “Bright Lights.”

The faux-hardwood flooring spanned the entirety of his vision as he lifted his head up off the floor. A bottle of Jack Daniel’s sat an arm’s length away. 931 more words