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Nick Jonah Davis — House of Dragons (Thread Recordings)

The 21st century acoustic guitar resurgence often gets framed in binary terms, American Primitive vs. British folk. Nick Jonah Davis wipes that arbitrary line clean on House of Dragons by drawing from both the post-John Fahey and post-Bert Jansch lineages. You can hear both the light, lilting articulation associated with the eastern side of the Atlantic on “The Peace of Running Water” and the heavier swagger of the west on “The Stansville Strut.” 

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