It took a little while, but Minnesota-based guitarist Steve Palmer has delivered on the promise of Unblinking Sun, his excellent 2014 debut. It was definitely worth the wait. Useful Histories is one of those records that answers the age-old question: “What if Sandy Bull made a record with Neu!?” Palmer wastes no time in getting things moving, kicking off with “Statesboro Day, a freewheeling 11-minute motorik choogler that soars straight into the sun.
Listening to the first 30 seconds or so of Steve Palmer’s excellent Unblinking Sun , you might think you’re in for an album of low-key, Fahey-style fingerpicking. Think again. Six-string eclecticism […]