watch and you will know
(GOD SPEAKS THROUGH GILMOUR)
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"i’m in your church at night"
After a 31-year career in music with the Melvins, which has born over 30 albums of studio and live material, dozens of limited and highly limited 12-inch, 10-inch, and 7-inch records, and north of 2000 live performances why is he going acoustic now?
Because it actually makes sense.
After all, Buzz has written the vast majority of the Melvins’ songs with a fair amount of them originally written on an acoustic guitar and then simply transferred to electric. “I recorded most of This Machine Kills Artists with my red white and blue Buck Owens American acoustic. It’s a great guitar and is pretty much irreplaceable so it’s staying home for tours. It’s too bad really. Maybe I can paint the Chinese one I use live red white and blue! Ha!”
This Machine Kills Artists is an authentically acoustic album with no electric guitars, amplifiers or direct boxes used during the 17-track release’s recording. Buzz’s live performance, previewed in a brief March tour, is equally raw, with the legendary singer/guitar player armed with only his guitar and his quirky-yet-captivating stories.
“I have no interest in sounding like a crappy version of James Taylor or a half assed version of Woody Guthrie,” explained Buzz. “Which is what happens when almost every rock and roller straps on an acoustic guitar. No thanks… This Machine Kills Artists is a different kind of animal.” This Machine Kills Artists isn’t merely Melvins Lite (hey, there already is a Melvins Lite!), instead the album offers a surprising new side to the grunge progenitor, songs when offered naked further highlight what a powerful songwriter the Melvins’ front man is.
Along with the new album Buzz will be hitting the road on a giant tour that will take him all the way around the world! The tour itself will begin in the U.S. with a multi-month outing before winding it’s way throughout the globe. The songs on This Machine Kills Artists were written to be performed live and that’s exactly what Buzz plans on doing.
It’s all about digging it out of the dirt…
The more you work the luckier you get…
the soft moon
from kansas city
[highly recommend if you like post-punk spiced with elvis costello]
"you only have to look at the medusa straight on to see her. and she’s not deadly. she’s beautiful and laughing…"
- hélène cixous
mastered by warren hildebrand
Shake dog Shake
The Hanging Garden
Give Me It
Piggy in The Mirror
Happy the Man
Play for Today
Killing an Arab
reeves gabrels & bill nelson