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Toby Hay - Morning/Evening Ragas

Toby Hay
Morning/Evening Ragas

End of March, when most of the world was under a more or less strict lockdown due to the still ongoing pandemic, Welsh guitarist Toby Hay produced a mini-music-series on Youtube. Equipped with a stringed instrument of his choice and some recording eq …
Jesse Sheppard - Unknowing

Jesse Sheppard
Unknowing

Jesse Sheppard is the acoustic 12-string part of the American psych-folk jam duo Elkhorn and the Alan Lomax of today's American primitive scene. He's responsible for the Glenn Jones and Jack Rose DVD The Way it Used to Be and all the HD videos of you …
Cruel Willie - wistful lullabies/electric fantasy

Cruel Willie
wistful lullabies/electric fantasy

Cruel Willie is the alter ego of Andy McLeod from Fredericksburg, VA, a name you might have seen on this site before. On wistful lullabies/electric fantasy, McLeod flips through his record collection and pulls out early Fahey albums with rags and blu …
Elijah McLaughlin Ensemble - s/t

Elijah McLaughlin Ensemble
s/t

Out of the Windy City of Chicago, comes this fantastic debut by the Elijah McLaughlin Ensemble. A modern day avant-garde string band consisting of guitar, bass and hammered dulcimer. The hammered dulcimer exists in almost every folk music tradition a …
dfbm #106 - Morning Raga Pt. 21

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dfbm #106 - Morning Raga Pt. 21

Let's start 2020 with a round-up of another two hours of American primitive/solo acoustic guitar gems that I accumulated over the last months. TL;DR I couldn't help but start with Jakub Šimanský and a track from his second installment of Face to Fa …
Toby Hay - New Music for the 12 String Guitar

Toby Hay
New Music for the 12 String Guitar

Welsh guitarist Toby Hay goes back to his roots and recorded an album of just him and his custom 12-string guitar. For the last years, Hay was touring and recording with additional musicians, widening his musical spectrum and escaping from the limits …
Regular Expression - Kasuga Suite

Regular Expression
Kasuga Suite

Regular Expression is Isaac Vallentin from Canada, but also this string of characters. /([A-G](#|b)?)(\(?(M|maj|major|m|min|minor|dim|sus|dom|aug)?(\+|-|add)?\d*\)?)(\/([A-G](#|b)?))?/g 1/2 I like both. Since this isn't a programming blog I want to …
Joost Dijkema - Time Thief

Joost Dijkema
Time Thief

If you are of the age were your parents put up records with songs and fairy tales to entertain you, then the record cover could remind you on one of those children records. If you flip the cover and check the back, you could easily mistake that hands …
dfbm #105 - Morning Raga Pt. 20

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dfbm #105 - Morning Raga Pt. 20

Time for a new edition of the Morning Raga, the mix with focus on american primitivism and solo guitar instrumentals. These are tracks that are in this playlist forever and I'm happy to finally put them out and I already started a new one. There is a …

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