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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 …
Youngkvist - Forms

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 …
dfbm #95 - Morning Raga Pt. 15

dfbm #95
Morning Raga Pt. 15

Contemplate over a new episode of Morning Raga and delve into a mix of acoustic guitar-centered music. Sometimes electrified, solo or as a duo, with 6 or 12 strings. Playlist ’You’re the next guy to inherit the throne, the next Leo Kottke.’ sai …
Tom Armstrong - The Sky Is An Empty Eye

Tom Armstrong
The Sky Is An Empty Eye

I can’t praise the Tompkins Square compilation “Imaginational Anthem Vol.8” enough. The record collectors Michael Klausman, Brooks Rice and label owner Josh Rosenthal issued a wonderful collection of ultra-rare solo guitar records from the last …
Jonas Meersmans - Monnift I

Jonas Meersmans
Monnift I

Fresh solo acoustic guitar from Belgium by Jonas Meersmans. He co-founded the instrumental quartet Codasync1 and has written several soundtracks for short movies in the past. Monnift I is his debut album and it starts with an innocent music box tune …
Toby Hay - The Gathering, Interview

Toby Hay
The Gathering

After three short, but sweet ep’s, Welsh guitarist Toby Hay releases his first long player on vinyl, the holy grail of all recording formats. With “The Gathering”, Hay offers beautiful, impressionistic guitar compositions, inspired …
Andy McLeod - In the Light of the Day

Andy McLeod
In the Light of the Day

Andy McLeod's music popped up one day, while I was browsing bandcamp. It was just a few demo songs he put online, but track titles like Morning Raga caught my eye and soon afterward my ear. That's actually the origin of the title of the "world-famous …
dfbm #94 - Morning Raga Pt. XIV

dfbm #94
Morning Raga Pt. XIV

After a bit of silence, I'm back with the Morning Ragas series. Two hours of acoustic (and occasionally electric) solo guitar music mostly in the realm of so-called American Primitivism. You might be tired of hearing the n-th derivate of Sunflower Ri …

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