Welcome to Aquarium Drunkard Transmissions. Our guest today on the show Glenn Jones, who joins us to discuss his new album Vade Mecum, out now on Thrill Jockey Records, as well as touch on and illuminate the complicated legacy of John Fahey. Both solo and as a member of Cul-de-Sac, Jones has been a force of creative energy in the world of solo acoustic guitar, guitar soli, or American Primitive music, a term we discuss in this chat.
Glenn Jones continues his unbroken winning streak of sublime solo guitar LPs with his latest effort for Thrill Jockey. Jones’ intricate playing has perhaps never sounded better, recorded by Laura Baird with […]
There’s an abundance of great Takoma School fingerpickers on the scene these days, but I’d be hard pressed to name one more masterful than Glenn Jones. First coming to renown […]
In his new book, Dance of Death: The Life of John Fahey, American Guitarist, author Steve Lowenthal cites a review of John Fahey’s performance at Hunter College in New York by the Village Voice’s Paul Nelson in 1975: “His guitar-playing is a […]
Record Store Day returns for another go-round this Saturday. For me, the event is known as Do I Really Want To Stand In Line For Limited Edition Colored Vinyl Day. […]