Farmer Dave & The Wizards of the West – Farmer Dave & The Wizards Of The West (2021)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/48 kHz | Time – 33:59 minutes | 418 MB | Genre: Rock
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download | Front Cover | © Big Potato
Farmer Dave Scher of All Night Radio, Kurt Vile, Beachwood Sparks and Skiffle Players releases his first LP for 10 years and with a new band. Some musicians leave elusive, magical trails you can only see from space. Some musicians have a ghostly eminence on too many of your favourite records to call it coincidence. Some musicians play pedal steel like Weldon Myrick in a psychedelic church at the bottom of the ocean. Some musicians can write a song to heal the sick, give succour to the lost and the lonely…Only Farmer Dave does them all.
His magical, song-craft, multi-instrumental trail has crossed paths with Beechwood Sparks, Will Oldham, Kurt Vile, The Skiffle Players, Chris Robinson, Elvis Costello, Interpol, Jenny Lewis, Animal Collective and as one half of All Night Radio some would say one of the greatest albums of all time.He also makes Farmer Dave’s Roasted Hot Nuts.To us, from afar, he sits like a gentle, industrious Buddha, floating above a West Coast scene where music and love still rise from the soil and surf. If we sound biased, it’s because we adore him. And it is our joy to present his latest collection as Farmer Dave and The Wizards Of The West. In parts raw, psychedelic, UK sonic guitar meets the spiritual jazz of Sun Ra. Pharoah Sanders by way of MBV. In other parts, a minty fresh LA Noir from the fertile bones of classic LA rock – The Doors, Janes Addiction. The album captures a live set featuring guitarist ‘Alvin Pirahnas’ (Ben Knight) and always carried by Farmer Dave’s warm, vulnerable, heartstring-plucking voice.
1. EXEGESIS (00:25)
2. Cave Walls (04:34)
3. Right Vibration (03:14)
4. Ocean Eyes (04:43)
5. Stand & Deliver (05:20)
6. Mutant Pill (03:53)
7. Babe Got Plans (For Me) (04:37)
8. Bahannon (05:16)
9. Wipe Out (02:00)