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C Joynes / Nick Jonah Davis - Split Electric

C Joynes / Nick Jonah Davis
Split Electric

For Split Electric, the two U.K. guitarists C Joynes and Nick Jonah Davis routed their guitars through a set of stomp boxes and pedals and into amps, to explore the universe, electricity has to offer. Even if recorded at different times and locations …
Jonathan Nankof - Solo Guitar I

Jonathan Nankof
Solo Guitar I

With Solo Guitar I, Boston, MA based Jonathan Nank released a handful of recordings that appear like a lofi basement picker session - fragmented, full of tape hiss and fuzzy distortion. Don't be fooled by the outsider aura these recordings co …
Jan Mörgenson - Fensch

Jan Mörgenson
Fensch

Today, Jan Mörgenson from Metz, France sent me an email, written in German, telling me about his upcoming record and it turns out he is originally from Denmark and is playing the steel string guitar in the always-appreciated style of Mr. Fahey …
dfbm #80 - Cosmique Chords

dfbm #80
Cosmique Chords

How to glue psych- and raga rock, krautrock, british folk and solo guitar together? Just fill the gaps with artists who operate between those fields. Artists who know how to patch a Korg MS 20 as well as pick tricky patterns on a steel string guitar. …
Alex Archibald - Early Suburban Terrorism

Alex Archibald
Early Suburban Terrorism

​Alex Archibald is another master of fingerstyle guitar solis inspired by Fahey's american primitive style. His playing is strong and melodic. He keeps the pieces on "Early Suburban Terrorism" short and on point. Between strong steel …
Matt Sowell - North Winds Callin'

Matt Sowell
North Winds Callin'

Matt Sowell is an american primitive style guitar player from Minneapolis, with a strong preference for the lap steel/slide guitar. First I thought Matt released his newest material on new years eve as a free/pay what you like download, but the t …
dfbm #78 - Morning Raga Pt. VI

dfbm #78
Morning Raga Pt. VI

​ After some silence, welcome back to two hours of pastoral guitar excursions and cosmique freeform exercises. Old and new guitarists from Italy, Belgium, France, the United Kingdom, Turkey, Japan, Argentina and from the United States. Some of the …
Haberman - Estudios EP

Haberman
Estudios EP

Thanks to the Internet, for many of us the world of music became so much bigger. We finally didn't need to know some special record collector who had all these rare treasures and who taped them for us. No need to order records their description i …
Richard Osborn - Freehand

Richard Osborn
Freehand

​2015 seems to be the year of Robbie Basho (after 2014 was more of a Fahey year). The documentary is finally out and so many great Basho reissues and new music, inspired by Basho's exceptional work, got released. One of them is Richard Osborn, …

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