If we are talkin’ Coen Brothers soundtracks, O Brother, Where Art Thou is second only to The Big Lebowski.
Sturgill Simpson’s Cuttin’ Grass Vol 2 is not a double-LP like Vol 1, and it has been pared down in scope, but it still slaps.
20 tracks of reinvented Sturgill Simpson and Sunday Valley songs, because Sturgill Simpson is a bit of a cosmic gift to country music.
To make the double feature work, I will do my typical track by track, but do a little comparison between the two Blonde on Blonde albums.
2001: A Space Odyssey is known for is the use of the music in scenes instead of dialog. Kubrick let the music accompany the imagery.
Listening to music so many decades after it came out means missing the context in which the albums are made.
Filled with psychedelic journeys and straight rockers, Jefferson Airplane Surrealistic Pillow really is a generational masterpiece.
What is unique about this album is that Cowboy Junkies played and sung around a single ambisonic microphone in the church.