THE MOTU SAMPLER COLLECTION –LIMITED EDITION- is the NEWEST CD from the 2009 Regional International Blues Challenge (IBC) Winner: MOTU! MOTU is also a recent winner of two 2008 BILLBOARD World Music Awards! This CD was originally designed as a limited edition handout for the Memphis IBC as it demonstrates the instrumental performance versatility, and writing expertise, of this unique and talented artist! Now this limited edition CD is available to the public! With over 120,000 song plays on MySpace, and Ten Released CDs that have sold over 40,000 copies at venues, and to a growing underground Global Fan Base, MOTU is a Blues Delta Roots INDIE Force to be Reckoned with!
Read what the experts are ALL writing about MOTU:
“Dr. Richard Michelson, a formidable blues guitarist and very raw singer... we are talking some serious blues.”
“The constant toothy presence of MOTU’s electric guitar is a tightrope walk across a pit of hungry gators in the tradition of blues greats like John Lee Hooker and Buddy Guy! ”
-The Deli Magazine; Music Recipes from the Big Apple
“Such passionate, and impressive, music says volumes about the talent possessed by MOTU.”
“Dr Richard (motu) is a fabulous slide guitarist...the best part of an Oreo cookie...even without the milk.”
"The new one from MOTU & The Roadhouse Jesters is chock full of rockin' good blues. Pop it in the CD player and crank it up! "
- Jerry Schaefer, host of Graveyard Blues on Long Island, NY's ONLY Classic Rock Station 103.9 WRCN FM.
“This is a feel good and have a drink type of music. Thank you MOTU!”
“What makes it work is the deft slide work of Richard Michelson (Motu)”
“It’s the magnitude of Michelson’s grasp of Blues music...whether he is playing his smooth slide guitar or honkin’ on his harp.”
–Dig This Real Magazine
“Interpretive, talented and visionary are all words that can be applied to the stringed fluency of Motu.... The Blues Lives!”
–The Long Island Blues Society
All of MOTU’s albums have won critical acclaim. THE MOTU SAMPLER COLLECTION –LIMITED EDITION- is MOTU’s Tenth (10th) Official CD Release! It contains eleven (11) great MOTU originals and it again demonstrates the versatility, and skill, of guitarist Dr. Richard Michelson.
Listen to this new CD and learn why the Long Island Blues Society calls him, "Interpretive, talented, and visionary!"