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Daniel Bachman ~ s/t

Daniel Bachman ~ s/t

Daniel Bachman is working hard to stay on top of business. Touring the US, recording a bunch of tracks, touring Europe then back to the US and so on. And in the meantime, while slowley the PR machinery is starting for his next new album on Bathetic R …
Laboule ~ Refugio

Laboule ~ Refugio

Laboule is Paolo Novellino from Northern Italy that means somewhere around the mighty Alps. Robbie Basho's "Rocky Mountain Raga" seemed to change him and he focused again on guitar. Refugio is a relaxed folk album between songs and solo acoustic …
Lac La Belle ~ Bring on the Light

Lac La Belle ~ Bring on the Light

Lac La Belle is an American Folk duo from Detroit that consists of the two great musicians Jennie Knaggs and Nick Schillace. The latter one released two solo guitar records in 2005 and 2008, unfortunately under the radar and earlier than American Pri …
Andrew Bowsher ~ Porthcawl Primitive

Andrew Bowsher ~ Porthcawl Primitive

Andrew Bowsher from the UK is another steel string wizard with a more experimental approach. In Porthcawl Primitive he mixes field recordings into his tunes to create a geographic reference point (or just to let you trippin' a bit harder) and tap …
James Tweeddale ~ Passage

James Tweeddale ~ Passage

Fredericksburg, Virginia brought up at least two great and well known guitarists, Daniel Bachman and Jack Rose. The first one is pretty much influenced by the latter one, who is dead - unfortunately. But since solo acoustic guitar music got some more …
dfbm #62 ~ Play For The Spring

dfbm #62 ~ Play For The Spring

Today is Walpurgis Nacht in Europe. Means people are getting drunk and fall into bonfires and shit like that. I stayed at home and collected two handful of songs and then put them in order, hoping it makes a good listening experience. Be prep …
Frank Hurricane - Off tha Chain

Frank Hurricane
Off tha Chain

​With Quintorian Blues, Frank Hurricane recorded a true American record. Released on Feeding Tube Records (which is both a store and a weirdo-noise label in first place), you’ll find this double album at the intersection of Spoken Word, Ameri …
Don Bikoff ~ Hallowed Ground

Don Bikoff ~ Hallowed Ground

2012 and 2013 was the year where so called American Primitive got back in the focus of media attention. Sure, Fahey is timeless and every now and then, there was a guitarist extraordinaire, but in said years, the Tompkins Square Label, well known for …
Nick Castell ~ The Water Margin

Nick Castell ~ The Water Margin

Back in 2010 I found Nick Castell's music on bandcamp and was stunned by his variety of styles and his playing skills, because he seemed so very young. But after an interview I made with him, it was clear how he approached music. As an ethnomusic …

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