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Justin Pigott, Peter Bonneman, Crystalline Roses - Split

Justin Pigott, Peter Bonneman, Crystalline Roses
Split

This release is mind-blowing for several reasons and I don't know where to begin, laying out some of the facts that I found. Maybe it's enough to mention Fahey as the Godfather of solo acoustic guitar to make you interested in this. It would be en …
William Tyler ~ Blue Ash Montgomery

William Tyler ~ Blue Ash Montgomery

Funded by a Kickstarter campaign, Lightning Records out of the "desert" of Los Angeles recently releasend the first batch of a quarterly tape edition and fanzine. Their goal is to bring Rock 'n Roll back in peoples life (what ever this …
Nick Schillace ~ Landscape and People / Box Canyon

Nick Schillace ~ Landscape and People / Box Canyon

With all the press about american primitivism and John Fahey I miss one name the most. It's Nick Schillace. I don't know why he remain unmentioned I can only assume that he was a bit too early releasing his solo guitar work. Also his John Fah …
Sean Proper ~ We are Wounds

Sean Proper ~ We are Wounds

Sunshine State Florida is probably one of the least places that comes to mind when you spin some Basho or Fahey records. Proper proved that when he stated in an interview I did with him a year ago: I felt very disconnected from the music …
Daniel Bachman ~ Orange Co. Serenade

Daniel Bachman ~ Orange Co. Serenade

The busiest guitar slinger in business right now is Daniel Bachman and after he got picked up by Tompkin Square Records he shot himself into your dad's favorite radio station (yes, WFMU, but I mean NPR) and several times around the world (if worl …
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 …

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