|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||folk new weird america psychedelic seen live freak folk alt-country american|
Patrick Gubler, 21 February 1969, the Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. Although an experimental single of progressive folk, The Book Of Rayguns, was released under his P.G. Six moniker in 1995, Gubler spent much of the 90s with the innovative Tower Recordings until they drifted apart towards the middle of the next decade. His solo output was characterised by two key, generic strands of musical influence; the atmospheric drone folk of John Fahey and the psychedelia-tinged traditional English music previously harvested by acts such as the Pentangle and the Incredible String Band. 2001s appropriately titled collaboration with Silver Jews drummer Tim Barnes, Parlor Tricks And Porch Favorites, contained elements of each and became a cult album that was highly regarded by followers of the rising freak folk movement.
As Gublers versatility lay in his proficiency on guitar, piano, harmonica, harp and lo-fi...