Mark Fosson - Solo Guitar

Mark Fosson
Solo Guitar

Digging in the Dust, the reissued demo tapes by Mark Fosson that he sent to Takoma Records in the late 70s, was one of the first records of a rediscovered American Primitive guitarists I've ever heard. Sure, there was Robbie Basho, Peter Walker, but …
dfbm #97 - Morning Raga Pt. 16

dfbm #97
Morning Raga Pt. 16

All strings considered. A new mix with most recent and almost forgotten solo acoustic and electric guitar work. tl;dr Tim Pilcher & Monica Lord released their debut on the label Dismal Niche a label from Missouri who also released a new Scott Tum …
Kevin Henry - Last Thoughts

Kevin Henry
Last Thoughts

Kevin Henry's album Last Thoughts is the soundtrack to a documentary and road movie he produced in 2006. In this award-winning documentary, filmmaker Kevin Henry retraces the travels of his grandfather Rob, a former rail-riding hobo who tape-record …
Rick Deitrick – Gentle Wilderness, River  Sun River Moon

Rick Deitrick
Gentle Wilderness + River Sun River Moon

Tompkins Square just reissued another gem from the treasure trove of their Imaginational Anthem Vol. 8 compilation, while the next one1 is already in the pipes. On that compilation, record collector Michael Klausman and Brooks Rice shared the most ob …
dfbm #96 - Songs of Wild Nothing Pt. VII

dfbm #96
Songs of Wild Nothing Pt. VII

After some silence I worked through my stacks of music to compile a new edition of Songs of Wild Nothing. tl;dr Starting off with an exclusive song by Simone Romei aka Desmoines. He recorded a beautiful folk album that should be of interest for every …
P.J. Phillips - Colder Days

P.J. Phillips
Colder Days

It's summer and yets it's cold right now. Either it's a glitch in the weather pattern or it's the nuclear winter looming ahead. Let's hope for the best. Cold Days is the first album by German/American guitarist P.J. Phillips hailing from the Ruhr are …
Harry Taussig & Max Ochs - The Music Of Harry Taussig & Max Ochs

Harry Taussig & Max Ochs
The Music Of Harry Taussig & Max Ochs

In 1965, Harry Taussig got invited to spend one hour in a studio to record his self-taught style of guitar music, that was influenced by Elizabeth Cotton, John Cage, and Stockhausen. The result was the self-published album Fate Is Only Once. Taussig …
Youngkvist - Forms


I love field recordings. Recordings of environmental sounds were my photographs. I used to record the sounds of water, nature, and places and embedded them in my own music, like pasting photographs into a photo album. I loved the effect of mild confu …
Interview: <br />Hayden Pedigo -  Greetings from Amarillo (Part I)

Hayden Pedigo
Greetings from Amarillo

"Greetings from Amarillo is a musical postcard but also an invitation to look around and spend some time in the audio rendering of the Texas Panhandle." That's how Hayden Pedigo describes his new album - a mix of cosmic electronica, hints of pop musi …

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