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  • Alt. Country

    Man, I've been hooked on Alt. Country/Americana lately. I've always liked it, but I've really delved into it. Old 97's, Uncle Tupelo, Wilco, Son Volt, Ryan Adams, Neko Case, My Morning Jacket, Early The National, Rhett Miller, Whiskeytown.



    Anyone else got some suggestions? Anyone else playing this kinda stuff? What gear are you using?






    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIeLrcD672M








    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcRc7Ng2ui0








    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rf2Kie5gIuE
    http://rosecassidy.bandcamp.com

  • #2
    Later Bright Eyes and Connor Oberst fits into this category.



    Gillian Welch



    M. Ward (sort of)



    Sun Kil Moon (Mark Kozelek)
    Good deals with: TravvyBear, TD Moyer, modeerf, starmansam, dyer_maker, Reaganomics!, frenchji

    Gods of Harvest

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    • #3
      Alt Country is what I love playing most.



      Tele/LP - Volume pedal - OD - Vibrato - Delay - 6L6 Fender is my set-up. I use a Yamaha LL6 for acoustic and a homemade lap steel.



      I'm on my ipad and don't want to try to source video recommendations....so head on over to TGP. There is a great Alt. Country thread over there. Browse that thread and you'll get a ton of great recommendations.
      Originally Posted by Rainer Maria Rilke


      Sound, no longer measurable
      with sense of hearing. As if that tone
      outstripping us on every side
      were space maturing.

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      • #4
        Great thread! You might want to check out Sleepercar, the Lusitania (a bit more indie than americana, but definitely an americana feel to it), the Avett Brothers (especially their early stuff), Old Man Markley, Middle Brother, Old Crow Medicine Show. There's more but that's off the top of my head

        I've been on a similar kick lately, my gear setup is Fender Tele/Gretsch Pro Jet/Blacktop Jazzmaster into the CB Formula 5 into my Traynor YGL3 Mark III. I'm planning on selling my Les Paul Studio shortly and picking up a Tele 72 Deluxe RI and building a 5E3 for further americana tones. And maybe I'll grab a reverb unit.

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        • #5






          Quote Originally Posted by mhuxtable
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          Later Bright Eyes and Connor Oberst fits into this category.



          Gillian Welch



          M. Ward (sort of)



          Sun Kil Moon (Mark Kozelek)




          Completely forgot to mention Kozelek, he has some great stuff.

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          • #6
            Check this gal out



            Sera Cahoone. I think she was an early Band of Horses drummer






            http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OZK6qBayM1c
            Mellowtone website - Mellowtone on Facebook

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            • #7
              Jayhawks--Hollywood town hall



              Songs:Ohia / Magnolia Electric Co
              MAN for that kind of thing U got to go Back to the Old boxes from back when!! In those days we would bring are AMPS to the lake and wnen U tilt the Cab down by the water U can see the ****************in DENT it made! With the waves coming off it and Everything ****************!!!!! NOwadays they all play in there Dens and home bars or watever kind of **************** they get up to

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              • #8
                Check these guys out, The Lonesome Heroes. I saw them live in a teepee



                girl plays a mean weisenborn






                http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVI4a1t77j4
                Mellowtone website - Mellowtone on Facebook

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                • #9
                  Of course how could I forget the Avett Bros!



                  Oh and we played with this band a couple months ago....let me find them....



                  The Lumineers. You'll dig them
                  Good deals with: TravvyBear, TD Moyer, modeerf, starmansam, dyer_maker, Reaganomics!, frenchji

                  Gods of Harvest

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                  • #10
                    Check out Holly Golightly and the Broke offs

                    she has something to do with Jack White somehow

                    i saw her play a Pathfinder amp






                    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8tNZwiaGSPQ
                    Mellowtone website - Mellowtone on Facebook

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                    • #11






                      Quote Originally Posted by Matt Gnarly
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                      Great thread! You might want to check out Sleepercar, the Lusitania (a bit more indie than americana, but definitely an americana feel to it), the Avett Brothers (especially their early stuff), Old Man Markley, Middle Brother, Old Crow Medicine Show. There's more but that's off the top of my head

                      I've been on a similar kick lately, my gear setup is Fender Tele/Gretsch Pro Jet/Blacktop Jazzmaster into the CB Formula 5 into my Traynor YGL3 Mark III. I'm planning on selling my Les Paul Studio shortly and picking up a Tele 72 Deluxe RI and building a 5E3 for further americana tones. And maybe I'll grab a reverb unit.




                      Sleepercar is great.



                      I think I tend to stray away from the folkier parts of alt country.
                      http://rosecassidy.bandcamp.com

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                      • #12
                        Also the Flying Burrito Brothers are awesome

                        A couple tracks:




                        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bmcT4qieI4






                        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDsyI6MFl98






                        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srkk18XFsmY






                        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCv_gTadugc

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                        • #13
                          Well if you want the rocking side of alt country you could check out Lucero or Against Me!



                          They're more like punk/country.
                          Good deals with: TravvyBear, TD Moyer, modeerf, starmansam, dyer_maker, Reaganomics!, frenchji

                          Gods of Harvest

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                          • #14


                            http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCqxq6xqoXI

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                            • #15






                              Quote Originally Posted by Matt Gnarly
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                              Completely forgot to mention Kozelek, he has some great stuff.






                              yup, fan here!
                              OTHERWORLDLY. Psychedelic, Noise, Shoegaze.Joey Levenson on SoundCloud

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