The Sweetwater Hillbillies On The Road CD Review

“Backwater Slap Jar Soul Sauce” is a lively track that sets the stage for what is to follow from the all-star act The Sweetwater Hillbilles on their On Their Road, establishing a high standard that is continued in the album’s second track, “Baton Rouge”. “Baton Rouge” is an impeccably-mastered track that benefits greatly through the multi-part vocal harmony and a rotating cast of instrumental contributions. While the track may only be three minutes, the complex dynamics of the track will require listeners to spin the effort multiple times before understanding everything that The Sweetwater Hillbillies have included. Continue reading “The Sweetwater Hillbillies On The Road CD Review”

The Sweetwater Hillbillies – Backwater Slap Jar Soul Sauce

The Sweetwater Hillbillies have released their first single off of their latest album, On the Road. “Backwater Slap Jar Soul Sauce” is a bouncy blues-tinged track that operates at the juncture of blues, bluegrass, country, and southern rock. The effort allows each element of the band to shine, with particular high notes reached by the vocals, guitars, and fiddle. The track crackles with an honest, down-home approach and a production that guarantees airplay. The rhythms crafted here will tattoo themselves deep into the hearts and souls of listeners, setting up fans nicely for subsequent tracks on On the Road. Continue reading “The Sweetwater Hillbillies – Backwater Slap Jar Soul Sauce”