Moviola

Archive for December, 2009

Rhapsody Blog Top 25 Roots Albums of the… wait for it… Decade

BEST ROOTS ALBUMS OF THE DECADE
BY Justin Farrar

6. Moviola, Dead Knowledge, 2007

“If you’re a purist, then many of the jams you’re about to encounter are going to confound, maybe even offend, you. And that’s because I have a very liberal (some would say skewed) definition what constitutes roots music. Fellow Rhapsody scribe Chuck Eddy once used the phrase “art country” to describe my aesthetic sensibilities. And he’s right. I love rootsy stuff, but I also love psychedelic weirdness and underground-bred eccentricities. The aughts were a pretty darn good decade for the intersection of these various proclivities. With the alt-country movement fragmenting and thus relinquishing its grip on the basic concept of a non-mainstream folk-based genre…” –More

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