Ana Popovic On Hendrix And The Blues

The blues is considered by most to be an American genre of music. How did it find its way to you in Belgrade? My father Milton is a huge blues fan and I grew up listening to his record collection. He introduced me to all the blues greats and by the time I was 7 I’ve heard American Texas blues, Chicago blues, Delta blues, great … Continue reading Ana Popovic On Hendrix And The Blues

Top Ten Music-Related Movies

  Originally I thought that I would put up that Rachael Yamagata single in lieu of a list. Then something was nagging in the back of my mind: “What’s next, no Christmas? Are we going to stop putting Fritos on our ham sandwiches?” The answer: Of course not. It’s Friday, and that means we’re putting up a list, dammit! The criteria for this one is … Continue reading Top Ten Music-Related Movies

Chicago Blues Festival June 10th-June12th

There’s a lot going on this weekend in Chicago. I’m headed over to Rib Fest to check out my friends Fort Frances, and following that with Ezra Furman and the Harpoons. There are some good shows elsewhere, but if I didn’t have plans, I’d be getting ready to do a little jammin’ at the Chicago Blues Fest. We get a lot of festivals in the … Continue reading Chicago Blues Festival June 10th-June12th