Favorite Web Locations

WWOZ  The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Station, a community radio station currently operating out of the French Market Corporation Offices in New Orleans, Louisiana.

New Orleans –  Excellent and pretty much comprehensive site of maps, news, tips, etc. Start here for your trip planning.

A Closer Walk NOLA – A musical tour of New Orleans – a must website for music fans before a visit to New Orleans.

It’s New Orleans – Web radio for locals, exiles and New Orleans lovers everywhere.  Beware: Listening can be addictive.

64 Parishes – A project of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities which has partnered with communities, institutions, and individuals to explore Louisiana’s past, reflect on our present, and imagine our future.

OffBeat MagazineThe definitive guide to New Orleans and Louisiana’s music, arts, culture and cuisine.

KAOS Olympia’s community radio station since 1973. Home of Sweeney’s Gumbo YaYa.

Basin Street Records –  New Orleans-based Jazz, Blues, Funk, Rhythm and Blues, and Rock. (Kermit Ruffins, Jon Cleary, Henry Butler to name a few)

Milo Records – New Orleans traditional, folk-influenced music (Gal Holiday, Gregory Good, The Roamin’ Jasmin).

Home of the Groove – Features rare, hard to find, often forgotten, vintage New Orleans-related R&B and funk records with commentary.

Jay Mazza New Orleans music scene writer, author of   “Up Front and Center- New Orleans Music at the End of the 20th Century”

My Spilt Milk covers New Orleans’ music and culture first and anything else that interests the author second.

Sir Shambling’s Deep Soul HeavenConcentrating on deep soul and southern soul recordings from below the Mason – Dixon line in the Golden Age between about 1960 and 1980.

Louisiana Music Archive – Outstanding fan portal for New Orleans music … slightly inelegant but packed with information.

Cracking the Cosimo (Matassa) Code  – A compilation of New Orleans R&B and soul recordings in the post-Fats Domino era.

45cat.com – An online archive dedicated to the magic of the vinyl seven inch single (or 7″ or 45).

Gumbo Pages – Another NOLA expat, Chuck Taggart who had a radio show called Gumbo YaYa among others. His blog is a compendium of information that shares his love for home town.


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