Label: EMI - 7243 4 89913 2 4,EMI - CDM 7243 4 89913 2 4,EMI - 4 89913 2 Series: Le Pagine Più Belle - 23 Format: CD Compilation, Reissue Country: Italy Genre: Classical Style: Opera, Classical
We just a house, which has consumed much of my time over the past couple months. We are settled in, and I should resume updating this blog regularly.
Second, the following review is a follow-up review for the new Peanut Butter Conspiracy album. I typically only review studio albums on vinyl from the 60s, but I the amazing opportunity to make an acquaintance of Alan Brackett.
I decided that reviewing this CD would make a good fit for the blog. I made every effort at an unbiased review despite making the acquaintance of Alan. Barbara is the labor of love that Alan Brackett self-released earlier this year.
In general, these musicians eschewed the high production values and pop outlook of the Nashville-dominated industry, to produce music with a lo-fi sound, frequently infused with a strong punk and rock roll aesthetic, bending the traditional rules of country music. Lyrics are often bleak, gothic or socially aware. In other respects, the musical styles of artists that fall within this genre often have little in common, ranging from traditional American folk tunes and bluegrass, through rockabilly and honky-tonk, to music that is indistinguishable from mainstream rock or country.
Indeed, many alternative country artists come from punk and rock backgrounds.
Imperial (Remix) - DJ Poska - Whats The Flavor? 38 (Cassette), Itje Witje Zat Op Een Hekje - Bassie Adriaan - Liedjes Uit Grootmoeders Tijd Deel 2 (VHS), , Light Links 4 - Various - Bits And Pieces (Vinyl, LP), Childhoods End - Various - Grand Cru 2007 (CD)