Album Review

Harnetty, Brian – “American Winter ” – [Atavistic]

ArtCrimes   2/4/2008   A Library, CD

Harnetty, Brian ???American Winter??? full length

Field recordings, old radio airchecks and interview material culled from the Berea College sound archives of Appalachian culture, combined with newly recorded instrumentation including toy piano, banjo, harmonium, fiddle and other bright shiny sounds to make a New Weird America out of the old one. Snatches of song go in and out of synch; announcers introduce things you may never get to hear. The result is a stroll down a remote country path with angels and devils hovering nearby, should you fall dead in your tracks unexpectedly.

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