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Oh Be Joyful LP

by Daniel Bachman

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White Oak 06:25
Marfa, TX 05:02
Perigee Moon 04:07



They say that Fredericksburg, VA is the most haunted city in America and it's sons have surely been imbued with the spirit of the American Primitive guitar. The distinct sounds you will hear on Oh Be Joyful are inspired by the traditions and lore of Fredericksburg, also the hometown of Jack Rose (may God watch over his soul). This is the second full length LP by steel string guitarist Daniel Bachman (who formerly recorded and performed as Sacred Harp). Though young in years, he plays with a technical facility and emotional depth equal to that of the greatest fingerstylists. His discography is already full of strong releases, but this new recording is the first I've heard to fully capture the intimate beauty that many have witnessed in his live acoustic performances across the country. Authenticity has been a issue that has plagued folk music for much of the 20th century and these days anyone can pick up a style that was previously known only to a few mountainfolk. While Bachman's playing is surely reminiscent of the spiritual searching sound of Robbie Basho, and indeed the spectre of Fahey looms large, he is no Johnny-come-lately. There is a real open and, dare we say, "Psychedelic" vibe to Bachman's playing that elevates it out of the realm of tradition and into the "now."


released April 12, 2012

OKF 003 Vinyl LP April 2012

All songs by Daniel Bachman
Featuring Ryley Walker and Charlie Devine
Recorded by Forrest Marquisee
Mastered by Jeremy Pisani
Photos by Dianne Bachman and John Andrews
Layout by Jordan Spencer

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