Before playing several sets at this year's SXSW festival in Austin, including a stop at the Colorado Music Party, local rock group Sarah & the Meanies stopped by the CPR Performance Studio to play us a few songs.
"From His Head to His Heart to His Hands," a 3-CD 1-DVD compilation of blues guitarist Mike Bloomfield, flows like a long awaited biography. Bloomfield articulates and punctuates throughout with licks we all have installed in our brain.
Intentionally or not, singer-songwriter Angel Olsen’s acerbic new album “Burn Your Fire for No Witness” dropped right around that most divisive of calendar dates, Valentine’s Day. The timing proves apt for these 11 songs rife with untold desire, regret, and yes, love.