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Now they're the competition. It's OK, it's a big world, and with A Fix Back East, the Tarbox Ramblers go down into the deep reaches of their frontman's collective American Gothic psyche, and dredge up the ghosts, the faded photographs, the myths and texts of a time that may never have existed in the popular consciousness. This is a much wilder record; yet it's very rawness contains starkly beautiful textures that are drenched in sepia-toned images, and black and white newsreels from the focal point of the ravaged human heart. The album opens with a huge, .
The Tarbox Ramblers are a musical group probably best labeled as adult alternative or blues/folk revival; in the words of founder Michael Tarbox, a "primitive blues and jug band". The original line-up with Robbie Phillips (washtub bass), J. Place (harmonica), Mickey Bones (drums, washboard and bones) and Michael Tarbox was formed in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1994.
Complete your Tarbox Ramblers collection. Tarbox Ramblers – A Fix Back East.
The Tarbox Ramblers' self-titled debut was one of the revelations of 2000, an album that knocked the preciousness out of the old-time music revival by attacking old blues and hillbilly songs with the urgency of a garage-rock band. The Boston quartet could have repeated the formula, but it never would have matched the miracle of that first effort. Instead, the Ramblers take a necessary step forward on their overdue follow-up disc, "A Fix Back East," an album dominated by original songs, slower rhythms and darker textures
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|11661-9061-2||Tarbox Ramblers||A Fix Back East (CD, Album)||Rounder Records||11661-9061-2||US||2004|
|11661-9061-2A||Tarbox Ramblers||A Fix Back East (CD, Album, Promo)||Rounder Records||11661-9061-2A||US||2003|
|RRCD9061||Tarbox Ramblers||A Fix Back East (CD, Album)||Rounder Records Corp.||RRCD9061||Netherlands||2004|