Tuesday, March 7, 2023

The Robbie Basho 12 String Restoration Project: Art & Music Bundles

The Robbie Basho 12 String Restoration Project! We are presenting a very special offer over at Bandcamp: Art and Music bundles with signed original watercolor paintings by Buck and Steffen Basho-Junghans, custom recordings, etc. There are 3 tier levels to support this project. For full details and Mission Statement please visit Obsolete Recordings Bandcamp

Official Video for Winter Solstice 1: A Tribute by Buck Curran to Steffen Basho-Junghans

Video for Winter Solstice 1, Buck Curran's dedication to Steffen Basho-Junghans. The video was filmed on location in the old historic city of Bergamo, Italy 13 January 2023 by David James Logan. The track was recorded using Robbie Basho's 12 String and the guitar is featured prominently in the video. From the album Solstice 'A Tribute To Steffen Basho-Junghans' (Various Artists) available on Spotify, Apple Music and Bandcamp

Folk Radio UK Video Premiere: Buck Curran's Tribute to Steffen Basho-Junghans

Folk Radio Uk Video Premiere of Buck Curran's Tribute to Steffen Basho-Junghans.

Sunday, March 5, 2023

Solstice: A Tribute to Steffen Basho-Junghans (Various Artists)

Sadly our dear friend, guitarist Steffen Basho-Junghans passed away in December of 2022. With the help of an amazing lineup of guitarists from the US, UK and Europe, Buck has lovingly produced a Tribute to honour Steffen Basho. Among the 23 tracks include artists such as Henry Kaiser, Joseph Allred, Liam Grant, Kendraplex, Isasa, Paul Perrim, Blake Hornsby, and Jesse Sheppard (Elkhorn). The album is available now at Obsolete Recordings Bandcamp, Spotify, Apple Music

Friday, March 3, 2023

Delights and Dangers of Ambiguity (Improvisations 2017-2022) by Buck Curran

Buck Curran's new album Delights and Dangers of Ambiguity (Improvisations 2017 - 2022) includes improvisations with Helena Espvall (Espers) on Cello (Gemini Sun, Gemini Rising), Jodi Pedrali (Slow Air) and with Japanese composer Hiroya Miura on piano (Mugen no Umi no Iro). The title of the album comes from a phrase used by Leonard Bernstein during the Charles Eliot Norton Lectures in 1973, in which he discusses the relevance of musical dissonance through the use of chromaticism: The Unanswered Question (Six talks at Harvard 1973) Lecture 4: The Delights and Dangers of Ambiguity. The album is available at Obsolete Recordings Bandcamp , Spotify, and Apple Music

Sunday, January 9, 2022

Buck Curran's 2009 Sobell Guitar: Acoustic Guitar Magazine

The January/February 2022 issue of Acoustic Guitar Magazine features a special article about Buck's Custom 2009 Sobell Model 1 guitar.

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Arborea on 'World Cafe: Next'

Archive: Arborea on World Cafe. Original broadcast May 2nd, 2011. Available for streaming or download on World Cafe WXPN

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Song of the Day @ Folk Radio UK - Arborea 'When I Was On Horseback'

Song of the Day at Folk Radio UK. A live performance of When I Was On Horseback originally filmed by Rodney Devost in Lewiston, Maine inside the historic Clock Tower of the Lewiston City Hall. 'When I Was On Horseback' was recorded for Arborea's album 'Fortress of the Sun' 2013). Arborea's arrangement of this traditional song has new lyrics written by Buck. 

Thursday, July 30, 2020

For Adele (Official Video) - Buck Curran

The Official Video for Buck's guitar instrumental 'For Adele' from the new album 'No Love Is Sorrow'. The video was made on location in Bergamo, Italy by Buck and Adele Pappalardo.

Sunday, April 19, 2020

Folk Radio Video Premiere: Buck Curran 'Ghost On The Hill'

Video Premiere/Song of the Day via Folk Radio for Buck's song 'Ghost On The Hill' from his new album 'No Love Is Sorrow'. The video was filmed/edited in Maine by Shylah Curran.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Buck Curran's new album 'No Love Is Sorrow'

Buck's third solo album 'No Love Is Sorrow' is now available for Preorder at Apple Music and over at Bandcamp

Premier Guitar Magazine: Buck Curran's Transcendental Folk Guitar

Kate Koenig's feature article for Premier Guitar Magazine about Buck's solo music and his work producing and curating Ten Years Gone: A Tribute to Jack Rose.

Pitchfork - Buck Curran: 'A Working Guitarist in Lockdown in Italy's Hardest-Hit City

Andy Cush of Pitchfork interviewed Buck about his experiences in lockdown in Bergamo, Italy; the epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic in Europe.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Ten Years Gone: A Tribute to Jack Rose

To honor Jack Rose on the 10th Anniversary of his passing Buck has produced and curated a tribute album featuring Mike Gangloff, Sir Richard Bishop, Micah Blue Smaldone, Helena Espvall, Isasa, Simone Romei, etc. The album has been released via Tompkins Square label and can be found at Bandcamp, Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon, etc.

Rake - Townes Van Zandt Cover by Buck Curran

Buck's official cover of 'Rake' by Townes Van Zandt available at Bandcamp, Apple Music, Spotify, etc.

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Dancing in the Dark (Bruce Springsteen Cover) by Buck Curran

 Buck's arrangement of Bruce Springsteen 'Dancing in the Dark' is now available via, BandcampSpotifyiTunes, etc.

Monday, May 27, 2019

War Behind The Sun by Buck Curran (Official Video)

New video Filmed by Joe Winslow (Idaho Joe) of 'War Behind the Sun' by Buck Curran. From the forthcoming album 'Delights and Dangers of Ambiguity' (ESP-Disk/Obsolete Recordings). Avail now via Bandcamp , iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, etc

Thursday, January 31, 2019

'By the Light of Far Distant Stars' - New Song and Video by Shanti

Friends and Fans of Arborea. Shanti has been hard at work on her debut solo album 'Fools of the Machine'. Presented here is a Video Preview for the song 'By The Light of Far Distant Stars'. Video and keyboard by Mof Gimmers, Drums by Rick Eagle, and Backing vocals by Christian Deichmann.