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The Funk, the Soul + the Holy Groove

Released today! Aside from the two very insightful reviews by Robert Fontenot in OffBeat Magazine for the previous two albums — Texas, Texas and See Red — much of the minor “alternative” music press are awkwardly trying to shoehorn Deltaphonic into some Procrustean category or other. The clue to their music is . . . in the…

Music Noir Americana

I’m so glad that Robert Fontenot in OffBeat has again unequivocally given the Deltas the thumbs up. I’ve been thinking about how to characterize this band and independently came up with the idea that Deltaphonic are the musical analog to film noir. This time of year I usually visit Baton Rouge but I’ll have to settle for listening to track…

Albums of the year

If I were to choose an album of the year it would be Texas, Texas by Deltaphonic (my other recommendations below). Robert Fontenot as usual gets it (first quote) as does Kevin Quinet (second quote): [T]hese 11 tracks work just fine as road trip music for problem drinkers who like to think of themselves as one step ahead of…