Archive for the 'Richard Buckner' Category

Monday, March 24th, 2014

The Black Swans’ Jerry DeCicca returns to AD, this time looking back at Richard Buckner’s debut long-player, Bloomed. Originally released in 1994, the remastered album was reissued earlier this month via Merge Records, also marking its first appearance on vinyl. DeCicca, in his own words, below, including his conversation with Buckner, after the jump. – […]

Monday, September 19th, 2011

Richard Buckner always felt like an artist you had to meet half way. His songs weren’t always easy, but if you made a little effort, the payoff would be generous. It’d be easier not to try, though. That’s possibly why one of the best songwriters of the last 20 years has lingered in cult status. […]

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Aquarium Drunkard favorite Richard Buckner is one of America’s greatest living singer-songwriters, but he’s been awfully quiet for a while now. We recently caught up with Buckner, prior to his show, in the parking lot of The EARL in Atlanta. Buckner gave us the skinny on his silence and the lowdown on the his new […]

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

It’s been awhile. Following a prolonged absence from the studio, singer-songwriter Richard Buckner returns August 2nd with Our Blood, his first LP since 2006’s Meadow. First taste off the album, “Traitor,” below. Welcome back. MP3: Richard Buckner :: Traitor —————— _____________________________________________________________________________________

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

When it comes to Americana as a genre, many of its purveyors offer a sense that they’ve lived through their collection. No matter the story form or execution, you often believe (or are plainly told) that what you’re hearing or reading or seeing has been informed by their life experiences. Up close and personal. But […]

Sunday, February 8th, 2009

March 10th, Merge is re-issuing three out-of-print albums from the Richard Buckner catalog: Bloomed, The Hill, and Impasse. Until I saw the press release, last week, I had no idea these titles were even out-of-print. While I’m a fan of most everything Buckner has recorded, his debut, Bloomed, remains a favorite (see: two tracks below). […]