Art Russell

Muddy Waters


Rollin’ with Raphael

Like Raphael Saadiq’s acclaimed 2008 album, The Way I See It—a downtown ode to the Motown-Stax-Philly International eras—his latest album due out May 10, Stone Rollin’, conjures up nostalgia, with dust-track roads and sock-hop, bluesy, British soul fusion.

May 9th, 2011 | Ericka Blount Danois | Articles

The Payback

On this date in 1992, James Brown was acknowledged by the Recording Academy for his extraordinary contributions to music with a…

February 25th, 2011 | Wax Poetics | Today in History
Juggs Final Album Cover

The Juggs

Combining the blues power of Muddy Waters with the sludgy riff-rock of Black Sabbath, the Juggs, fronted by vocalist/guitarist Kareem…

July 13th, 2010 | Wax Poetics | New Releases

Don Cello, In His Own Words

I’m from Philadelphia, born and raised. My musical life started in the ’50s, and whatever my parents had is what…

October 11th, 2003 | Zaid Madhaffer | Articles