International Women's Day: Sexism in Rock n Roll

For International Women's Day, I'm going to share a story with you. A few years ago I auditioned to play guitar on a European tour with a signed, progressive-talking band whose whip-thin male singer flaunted his androgynous appeal. 

We…

Tedx JC: Honoring West Africa's Influence on America

I woke up in tears for three days in a row after the Nov 8 election.  I'm sickened and enraged every day by the blatant racism from Trump supporters. A Canadian friend of mine has an interesting theory - that…

15-Minute Meditation Lesson

Want to learn how to meditate? Here's a 15-minute meditation lesson I recorded for one of my Pledgers. He said I could share it with everyone!

So...choose a comfortable seat with your spine straight. Gently close your eyes. Commit to…

Live Video: JC Summerfest

We played Jersey City Summerfest recently with the most spectacular backdrop any band could have - New York City.

Here are a couple of the live videos our good pal Lisa Swarbrick shot and edited. Check out the beautiful city…

Help Blues Legend Henry Gray

When I was writing The Language of the Blues, one of the kindest people I interviewed was legendary blues pianist Henry Gray.

Mr. Gray has played the blues for more than seven decades, with Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, the…

PledgeMusic Campaign Fully Funded!

Hey guys - I'm thrilled to report that you helped push my first-ever PledgeMusic campaign over the top to 125% funded! 
This enabled me to finish and pre-release my Wild Little GIrl EP the Pledgers. 
And now you can stream…

Interview: BluesAmerica

Hit the link to listen to my in-depth interview with Drew Verbis of BluesAmerica. He debuts my new song "10 Miles to Clarksdale" and...well, take a listen to find out the rest! 


The Dutch Guy Blog

From The Netherlands this morning: "Congratulations Jimi Hendrix and Sheryl Crow on your beautiful baby! ‘Cause with her soaring vocals and these captivating solo licks, Ms Devi simply is my number one blues-rock chick!"

Visit The Dutch Guy to read…

Beth & Cat Sing "All That I Need" in the Car

This is so frickin' cute! Jersey City artist/photog Beth Achenbach and her wife, Jersey City Independent editor Cat Hecht, singing "All That I Need" in their car.

Where do YOU sing your favorite Devi song? Send me a video at …

Jamming with Chip Stern

I went up to music critic Chip Stern's apartment in the Bronx to trade him an office chair for a BOSS ME-20 and this little theremin/guitar jam happened. Chip's apartment is a mind-blowing wealth of vinyl, photos, instruments and…