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Sunshine of your blues

I’ve borrowed the title of the Cream song because Cream borrowed heavily from the blues. Without the blues, Baker, Bruce, and Clapton, would not have reached the lofty status to which they were elevated by the rock media of the time. The blues has always provided foundation and direction for musicians seeking to discover and

Easily, Seamlessly, Joyously: Swimsuit’s various musical pursuits; new album

Amber Fellows talks about “the magic of Swimsuit.” Somehow, the Ypsi quartet always seems to come up with the workings for a good song “as soon as we get together.” This is marvelous, but it’s also impressive, considering the extent of each member’s busy-ness with other musical projects. Guitarist/singer Dina Bankole balances two other bands: