Shortly after the release of their 4th full-length recording, Dig. Sow. Love. Grow., they were quick to follow it up with Ohio Grass, a 6-song EP specially-crafted for release on Record Store Day. Ohio Grass comes out swinging with the opening track, ‘Baptized’ - a soulful and deeply-resonating hymn.
Since the band’s formation in 2006 the Buffalo Killers’ sound has been compared favorably to such giants as Neil Young, The Grateful Dead, Cream and The Black Crowes, with whom the band toured, shortly after the release of their self-titled debut album.
I am a big fan of Halloween and scary movies so I’ve been to a lot of haunted houses in my time. In my experience, they usually involve somebody clutching onto you as you guide them through a semi-dark maze that is dotted with dizzying strobe lights and lots of plastic body parts soaked in fake blood while people in creepy clown masks or mad scientists jump out at you from various hidden corners.
The album antivis the third full-length release from experimental art-musician, umin.
Umin’s music is dominated by baritone ukulele explorations and digital sequencing of various sound forms. The compositions are non-linear, non-objective and are tied to little, if any, musical conventions. The tracks are at times hypnotic, meditative and frantically unsettling.