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Louis Alberry - Louis Alberry

Louis Alberry
s/t

A fine solo acoustic guitar album from the British Isles by Louis Alberry. I always love it when musicians use field recordings to reference a place they try to describe with their music. Enjoy some guitar instrumentals introduced by the sound of wat …
Šimanský Niesner - Tance neznámé

Šimanský Niesner
Tance neznámé

American primitivism in Eastern Europe? One of the earliest connection might be the Dobro guitar, known a brand that built acoustic guitars with a metal resonator to amplify the sounds. The name originated in 1928 when the Dopyera brothers, John an …
Mouss - Les Adieux

Mouss
Les Adieux

Moss is a guitar player from the Western part of France and his album "Les Adieux" can easily be filed under American primitive solo guitar, but with a closer listen it's much more influenced by classical European music, than the blues. There is not …
Joseph Allred - Nightsongs

Joseph Allred
Nightsongs

The Garden Portal label out of Georgia just released two cassettes by Boston based guitarist Joseph Allred. One album, named "Aspirant" contains experimental sound collages and field recordings that reminds me of the times when I was exclusively list …
H Moore - Woods to Coast E​.​P.

H Moore
Woods to Coast E.P.

2019 # folk, psych folk, banjo
UK based banjo player H Moore released a bunch of very cool banjo centered eps over the last years. He mainly plays his own material but also recorded some known tunes like Fred Cockerham's "Little Satchel"1 or "Wabash Blues" on the Sarpa E.P.. It's …
dfbm #103 - Songs of Wild Nothing Pt. 11

Mixtape
dfbm #103 - Songs of Wild Nothing Pt. 11

Two hours of psych folk, americana, post-punk, private press oddities, exotic and esoterica, krautrock, drone and everything in between. Some brand new stuff and ancient, moldy crap from the bottom of my hard drive. It was time again to compile all t …
Scott Wainwright - Talking Backwoods

Scott Wainwright
Talking Backwoods

First I came across Scott Wainwright's album "Sentimental Debris" which is a pretty nice and pleasing mix of slide guitar, pre war blues and american primitivism. But then I checked out his 2018 album "Talking Backwoods" and the references to Aphex T …
Lorna Rowe - Who Tells the Runner

Lorna Rowe
Who Tells the Runner

2017
Fantastic solo guitar/american primitive mini album by Lorna Rowe from Canada, that flew a bit under the radar1. Alex Archibald introduced her music indirectly to me, via a facebook post. I'm really thankful for that. Lorna Rowe keeps it short and on …
Devin Frank - Evening's Fantasia

Devin Frank
Evening's Fantasia

Devin Frank hails from the Midwestern United States, Champaign-Urbana, IL, a town known for its University where the Netscape browser was developed and sound-artist Maryanne Amacher did graduate work in acoustics and computer science. That's all I kn …

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