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Toby Hay - Marteg EP

Toby Hay
Marteg EP

Welsh fingerstyle guitarist Toby Hay crossed my internet browsing paths last year, but it didn't struck a chord with me back in those days. He's a classical guitar trained musician and so his technique is great, but the music was sounding ver …
Dominick Joseph Gambini - s/t

Dominick Joseph Gambini
s/t

Fantastic recordings by a guy who listed Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and John Fahey as his influences. This short demo starts off with a cover version of "Sundogs" by Jack Rose (RIP). It's basically a constant, metallic drone made by moving a …
Beatified - Cellular Life

Beatified
Cellular Life

Beatified is the new project name of Mike Garrett, the founder of American Primitive Records. Maybe you've never heard of either one. American Primitive Records is a tiny label with a big name. I think they are working since years on releasing th …
Lac La Belle - A Friend Too Long

Lac La Belle
A Friend Too Long

Every time I get back from the United States into my cozy little German town, I realize how big America is, how much music is going on there, and how many amazing musicians collaborate, compete and dream the American dream of making a living doing wh …
Sarah Louise - Field Guide

Sarah Louise
Field Guide

Sarah Henson learned to play guitar and banjo at the foot of the black mountains in North Carolina. That's how the press text I've found, starts. Under the name Sarah Louise, she released two beautiful folk albums and especially her latest re …
dfbm #65 ~ Looking West

dfbm #65 ~ Looking West

Welcome to a new two hours long program. It's a compilation of most the music that I discovered over the last months. Many new artists are included as well as some classics. Most of them fit under the umbrella of John Fahey's coined label &qu …
Gregory Rago ~ Sophie Blanchard Falls to Her Death

Gregory Rago ~ Sophie Blanchard Falls to Her Death

Gregory "Georgie" Rago (born 1959) is a New Jersey mobster and "soldier" in the DeCavalcante crime family. That makes a good opening line, but is wrong. The Gregory Rago I want to introduce to you is a guitarist from Baltimore …
Nathan Golub ~ Ellerbee River Blues

Nathan Golub ~ Ellerbee River Blues

Nathan Golub hails from Durham, NC and he just released a really nice cassette on the new found label GFR Tapes. Golub's fingers wander over the fretboard of his acoustic and electric guitar, like if it's the easiest thing to do. He picke …
Magnus Dewi ~ Earth Plates

Magnus Dewi ~ Earth Plates

Superb American Primitive guitar compositions from France. David Durand aka Magnus Dewi recently opened for Daniel Bachman in Paris, FR* and in July he released his solo debut album, after playing for years in bands! He walks confidently through …

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