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07-01-2004, 02:13 AM
Anyone heard it? its great. All the songs sound like they are in Sepia tone.

07-01-2004, 11:26 AM
it really is a great collection of music. i was lucky to have been given it for christmas from my lady friend. the booklet that comes with it is really nice to. i love all the old songs about jail breaks.

07-02-2004, 09:32 AM
Yeah, I love this music!!!

Old jug bands and modal banjo tunes and what-not

It also has many surrealists qualities about it too. People turning into moles and lizards and stuff.

Sometimes it's very " ghostly as well (like dock bogg's "sugar baby" or clarance ashley's "cuckoo").

I hear alot of that stuff in the e6-related bands.

I always wanted to have a sort of post-modern jug band to play just whatever is sitting around, and make it sort of sepiatoned and ghostly noise like those recordings.

It sound so fantastical and honest at the same time.