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Art: Yellow & Green

Yellow & Green is the first Baroness LP to feature artwork by artists other than frontman John Baizley, it includes pieces by none other than Paul Romano and Aaron Horkey. Released to mixed reviews, July 2012 on Relapse Records.

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Gillian Welch – The Harrow & The Harvest (2011 Album Review)

Released 2011 with Warner Bros.
Produced by David Rawlings
Art & Design by John Dyer Baizley

I have just listened to Gillian Welch’s, The Harrow and the Harvest for the first time.  The couple describe their music as American Primitive – a classic genrelisation.  The album is very folk rock, with a ‘Waify’ feel to it, although whilst there is a dynamic to the album, it seems to me synonymous with the word ‘down’.  Veterans of the genre and well respected as musicians, Dave and Gill have built a cult following since their first album release in 1996 and later, music for the Coen Brother’s triumph in O Brother, Where Art Thou?
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The Art of John Baizley (Part I): Baroness

Ever since the first listen of Red, followed by a little look back at the EPs and a highly anticipated wait for Blue back in 2009, Baroness have since been capturing your humble narrators’ imaginations. It is no surprise that with such strong tunes, vivid imagery and a set of colour coded albums based on varying themes that the fascination only grew.

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