Looks like Austin’s Black Joe Lewis is ready to get back into the swing of things – he’s signed to Vagrant, readied a new album, and lined up a bunch of tour dates. Awesome. The new LP is titled Electric Slave, and it’ll be available for you to own on August 27. If you’re local, you can catch him (and his Honeybears) for free at KGSR’s Blues On The Green on June 26. Enjoy.
:Black Joe Lewis – Skulldiggin: I really dig this track, but it’s definitely a different approach for him. There’s no infectious hook to be found, and in place of his usual soul-inspired sound is some sort of garage rock sledgehammer. To get what he’s going for, just be sure to crank the volume.