posted at 12/27/2013

Influenced by folk’s more whacked out, gloomy, voodoo-visioned forebears, 16 Horsepower continued to narrate their haunting campfire-punk yarns without a modern-day care in the world. Instead, David Eugene Edwards and his melancholia-drenched posse of LA dreamers prefered the dark grandeur that only comes with mournful swathes of countryfied guitar, of heavy-hearted violins, pianos and accordions, of lonesome banjo-picking and Ennio Morricone tautness. Add a dash of Dylan-esque roots-philosophy and the result is a forlorn dustbowl saloon bar where Nick Cave woefully sinks bourbons with the Gun Club only moments after a loved one’s funeral parade. Glitterhouse Records very proudly presents: 16 Horsepower - „The Glitterhouse Years Collection“ (digital only) including the albums Live March 2001, Olden, Folklore, Hoarse and Secret South --->


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