Well, just came across some new blues I actually liked

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LoobsLoobs Frets: 1704


Wicked. Kinda reminds me of a mix of Black Keys & White Denim. Hadn't heard him before tonight. 
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  • This is in Classifieds?

    Err, Gary not exactly hidden his light under a bushel so I’m a bit surprised he’s new to you. The studio albums are a bit of an acquired taste as he doesn’t stick to this kind of formula although the live stuff is more straight blues.

    I first knew of him through one of the Clapton Crossroads DVD’s where he is the absolute star of the event. 

    I feel the warm, healing, liquid presence of God’s genuine cold-filtered grace. 
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  • JerkMoansJerkMoans Frets: 144
    GCJ is cool as.  Saw him live last year: electrifying.  Don't rate the albums particularly: too much hip hop production for this meat and potatoes man.  But wow, can he play!
    Self-confessed Blues Lawyer
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  • Moe_ZambeekMoe_Zambeek Frets: 1893
    The live album is great. Not so keen on the studio stuff. He really rips it up live though. Very gnarly guitar sound.
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  • This is in Classifieds?

    Err, Gary not exactly hidden his light under a bushel so I’m a bit surprised he’s new to you. The studio albums are a bit of an acquired taste as he doesn’t stick to this kind of formula although the live stuff is more straight blues.

    I first knew of him through one of the Clapton Crossroads DVD’s where he is the absolute star of the event. 

    +1 amazing live, seen him twice and he doesn't disappoint
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  • As above. Get the live album!
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  • https://youtu.be/GELpPrm38xk

    Cool appearance on Later, which happens normally for, err, nobody. 

    Also it appears he’s on the Justice League soundtrack !

    https://youtu.be/r7imYeuAfkg
    I feel the warm, healing, liquid presence of God’s genuine cold-filtered grace. 
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  • LoobsLoobs Frets: 1704
    This is in Classifieds?

    Err, Gary not exactly hidden his light under a bushel so I’m a bit surprised he’s new to you. The studio albums are a bit of an acquired taste as he doesn’t stick to this kind of formula although the live stuff is more straight blues.

    I first knew of him through one of the Clapton Crossroads DVD’s where he is the absolute star of the event. 



    Why the attitude? I clearly accidentally posted it here. 

    He's new to me because I don't really listen to much blues, at least not contemporary blues. 
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  • Loobs said:
    This is in Classifieds?

    Err, Gary not exactly hidden his light under a bushel so I’m a bit surprised he’s new to you. The studio albums are a bit of an acquired taste as he doesn’t stick to this kind of formula although the live stuff is more straight blues.

    I first knew of him through one of the Clapton Crossroads DVD’s where he is the absolute star of the event. 



    Why the attitude? I clearly accidentally posted it here. 

    He's new to me because I don't really listen to much blues, at least not contemporary blues. 
    :astonished: but of friendly chit chat, even trying to be helpful, certainly no ‘attitude.’ 
    I feel the warm, healing, liquid presence of God’s genuine cold-filtered grace. 
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  • cruxiformcruxiform Frets: 1360
    That was fucking brilliant. Thanks for posting :)
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  • LoobsLoobs Frets: 1704
    Loobs said:
    This is in Classifieds?

    Err, Gary not exactly hidden his light under a bushel so I’m a bit surprised he’s new to you. The studio albums are a bit of an acquired taste as he doesn’t stick to this kind of formula although the live stuff is more straight blues.

    I first knew of him through one of the Clapton Crossroads DVD’s where he is the absolute star of the event. 



    Why the attitude? I clearly accidentally posted it here. 

    He's new to me because I don't really listen to much blues, at least not contemporary blues. 
    :astonished: but of friendly chit chat, even trying to be helpful, certainly no ‘attitude.’ 
    OK, no problem. Just sounded a bit snarky. 
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  • the_jaffathe_jaffa Frets: 350
    I really like him. Proper good stuff. 

    It's well worth watching his set from last year's Glastonbury too. Excellent stuff. 


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  • english_bobenglish_bob Frets: 1913
    Loobs said:

    Kinda reminds me of ... White Denim.  
    That reminds me. Did you hear the new song they teased on Twitter the other day? Sounds niiiiiiice.

    Don't talk politics and don't throw stones. Your royal highnesses.

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  • LoobsLoobs Frets: 1704
    That's awesome. I really need to see them live. 
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  • Moe_ZambeekMoe_Zambeek Frets: 1893
    I often wonder what it is Gary has that makes what he does seem so authentic yet not simply backwards-looking / retro / pastiche? 
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  • PlectrumPlectrum Frets: 320
    I often wonder what it is Gary has that makes what he does seem so authentic yet not simply backwards-looking / retro / pastiche? 

    Talent.
    One day I'm going to make a guitar out of butter to experience just how well it actually plays.
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  • Moe_ZambeekMoe_Zambeek Frets: 1893
    Plectrum said:
    I often wonder what it is Gary has that makes what he does seem so authentic yet not simply backwards-looking / retro / pastiche? 

    Talent.
    Clearly :) what I'm interested in though, is how that manifests itself. That may be impossible to define or identify of course.
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  • LoobsLoobs Frets: 1704
    Glasto set is ace. What a cool motherfucker, too. 
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