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Acoustic Guitarslinger R.D. King Brings His Richly Intertwining, Melodic Instrumentals to NYC

Source: New York Music Daily

First there was B.B. Then there was Albert, then Freddie. And now there’s R.D., the latest in a line of first-class guitar-playing Kings. Difference is that R.D. King plays acoustic, and that his style is not blues but his own intricate, meticulous, occasionally multitracked instrumental music that could be called pastoral psychedelia or cinematic folk. Either way, it’s a hell of a lot more energetic and epic than most music for the acoustic guitar.

King is bound to get comparisons to a whole slew of fingerstyle players who use unorthodox or open tunings – John Renbourn, Bert Jansch, Adrian Legg, ...

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for May 17, 2017

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week we pulled inspiration from ‘Master of None’ with songs from the soundtrack: Arthur Russell, Sparks, Father John Misty, The Cure, X-Ray Spex, The Durutti Column, Lou Reed David Bowie, Digable Planets, William Onyeabor, Brian Eno, Aphex Twin, and lots more.

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