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John Fahey

Death Chants, Breakdowns, and Military Waltzes

Label: 4 Men With Beards

Format: LP

In stock


180-gram vinyl. "Death Chants is John Fahey's second album, following the brilliantly apocryphal Blind Joe Death. As massive as that earlier work was, it represented only a tentative first step towards the fields of hodologic splendor that our hero would go on to create. Death Chants represents a much more fully realized syncretism of the modernist and primitive poles between which John Fahey wobbled. It is also the first album he deigned to release entirely under his own name and the one with which he truly began to cast a shadow across the blandly-lit landscape of the world's subconscious."

Cat. number: 4M 202LP
Year: 2015
Genre: Folk