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Muchacho

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Sun, Arise! (An Invocation, An Introduction)
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Song for Zula
6:10
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Ride On / Right On
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Terror in the Canyons (The Wounded Master)
4:05
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A Charm / A Blade
5:20
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Muchacho's Tune
4:19
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A New Anhedonia
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The Quotidian Beasts
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Down to Go
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Sun's Arising (A Koan, An Exit)
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Total Tracks: 10   Total Length: 46:28

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Wondering Sound

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Ashley Melzer

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03.19.13
Phosphorescent, Muchacho
2013 | Label: Dead Oceans / SC Distribution

Cribbing a line from the Man in Black, Phosphorescent’s Matthew Houck sings of those that “say love is a burning thing.” Whatever that feeling was that Cash knew so well, Houck has never felt it. For him, love’s been “fading,” “fickle,” “a cage [that] calls.” These are old bruises. Houck’s laid them bare in past recordings, playing the gutted bluesman, shambling ghost and beer-soaked crooner. Never has the music played such a majestic counter-point, though.… read more »

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Better each time

five4time

I hear something new each time- highly recommended

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Phosphorescent Muchacho

actualizing

It is Neil Young meets Dylan and Roy Orbison at the Hurdy Gurdy Bar. It has sounds of my hippie youth in it and is very chill.

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Interview: Phosphorescent

By Jayson Greene, Senior Editor

On 2010's Here's To Taking It Easy, Matthew Houck, aka Phosphorescent, seemed to have left behind the hippie commune behind him. Armed with the crack country/rock/soul ensemble he'd assembled for his Willie Nelson tribute record To Willie, he crafted a hard-livin', hard-drinkin' country-rock record, a valentine to Gram Parsons, the Stones and more. Maybe this backwoods weirdo had looked in the cracked mirror, combed his beard and made up his mind to pursue his fortunes… more »