Keeping the tradition going, here’s the third installment in my Record Crates United mix. It features tracks from releases that I’ve reviewed and/or posted about here.
Tara Key Bourbon County (1993) Homestead Records CD This record really comes off as an expression of a songwriter basking and stretching in newfound creative freedom. This is not to say that Antietam ever sounded like a constricting cage around singer and guitar player, Tara Key, but rather this album seems to be a closeContinue reading “Tara Key – Bourbon County”
Antietam Rope-A-Dope (1994) Homestead Records CD Rope-A-Dope screeches and buzzes with a coarseness that would have been generally welcomed in the early 90s, nearly post-grunge musical underground. Compared to Elba, there is a general murky darkness that exists in the atmosphere of the album. Yet despite the possible grunge comparisons, the lyrics, singing style, expertlyContinue reading “Antietam – Rope-A-Dope”
Antietam- Music From Elba (1986) Homestead 12” Vinyl 4.5/5 If only I could have been my age now during the mid eighties. I would have not only gone out to see Antietam perform every chance that I could’ve had, but I would have been a self-appointed promotional man for the group, spreading their praise whereverContinue reading “Antietam – Music From Elba”