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Daniel Bachman performs for a Field Recordings video shoot at Stratford Hall, birthplace of Robert E. Lee in Stratford, Virginia.
May 21, 2015 The acoustic guitarist's "Song For The Setting Sun II" boldly leaps around a sunlit room in Stratford Hall, home to four generations of Virginia's Lee family.
July 11, 2014 In a Virginia sanctuary, the acoustic guitarist sits down with a slide to perform a song inspired by his mental state after a long tour: "slow, exhausted, defeated."
Bill Orcutt has reinvigorated and befuddled our ideas about the guitar.
Hans van der Linden via Flickr
November 5, 2013 From faithful solo sets to Television-indebted deconstructions, 2013 has been a renaissance to the fingerstyle guitar. And more so than any year, American Primitive ain't just for loners anymore.
Daniel Bachman performs a Tiny Desk Concert on Nov. 16, 2012.
December 9, 2012 Once Bachman zeroes in on the center of a song, it's easy to get lost in it yourself. From a foot-stomping reel to the reflective and tumultuous title track from Seven Pines, the American Primitive-style acoustic guitarist's two-song set at the NPR Music office is conversational and uplifting, much like the man himself.
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Daniel Bachman was a teenager when he struck up a friendship with Jack Rose, the prolific guitarist who died in 2009 at 38.
December 7, 2012 Fellow guitarist Daniel Bachman was a teenager when he struck up a friendship with the musician, who died suddenly in 2009.
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October 10, 2012 The acoustic-guitar instrumental rattles and burns like hot iron on leather, strings buzzing with brimstone.
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