The Theft of Light

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I dug into the archives for this one - I believe this was recorded as a single for an online music blog called Ampeater some time in 2009 or 2010(?)
In John Fahey's "How Bluegrass Music Destroyed My Life" (A fine book), he discusses re-discovering Skip James. In that glorious chapter he is aghast at the fact that Skip James tuned his guitar to an open D Minor chord! As soon as I read this, I ran over to my Avalon 12 string (now since moved on to a new home) and tuned it to D Minor. This short song was the result. I hope you enjoy. Thank you again for listening.

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from Heart Lung Machine, released March 26, 2018
Zeb Gould - 12 String Guitar

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Zeb Gould New York, New York

Since moving to NYC from Indiana in 2003, Zeb Gould has released several critically-acclaimed albums both under his own name, as well as under the monikers of Bowery Boy Blue and Swojens. His earlier works fall under the genre of acoustic guitar instrumental (In the vein of John Fahey), while his later output, falls within the realm of indie folk singer/songwriter (akin to Will Oldham, etc.) ... more

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