Monday Morning Blues : John Barrett’s Bass Drum Of Death

February 25, 2008 by
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Something new to start your Monday off. Hailing from Oxford, Mississippi, John Barrett’s Bass Drum Of Death consists of John Barrett playing an assortment of instruments himself- guitar, bass drum, vocals, shaker, tambourine, etc. It’s a raw, rootsy, footstomping, hand clapping, blend of music that’s as rooted in the traditional blues like Robert Johnson or Elmore James as it is in the current wave of artists like The White Stripes or The Black Keys.

John recorded these songs himself and is releasing them free via his myspace page as well as selling them on cassette at his live shows. Check out his myspace for some more and be sure catch him out playing live somewhere near you.

MP3: John Barrett’s Bass Drum Of Death – P Ghost
MP3: John Barrett’s Bass Drum Of Death – My Baby’s Layin In The Ground
MP3: John Barrett’s Bass Drum Of Death – Slow Eyes
More at Myspace

Upcoming Shows
Mar 6 2008 8:00P Juanita’s (w/ DM+HMU, MIDWEST CARAVAN, FRIENDLY FRIENDS) Little Rock, AK
Mar 7 2008 10:00P Springwater (w/ HAMMERTORCH, DM+HMU) Nashville, TN
Mar 8 2008 10:00P Go Bar (w/ DM+HMU) Athens, GA
Mar 9 2008 10:00P The Cave (w/ DM+HMU) Chapel Hill, NC
Mar 10 2008 10:00P Spazzatorium (w/ DM+HMU, TWANCE COP, SHAMS) Greenville, NC
Mar 11 2008 8:00P The Party Pit (early show w/ DM+HMU, MONUMENT) house party, Washington DC
Mar 11 2008 10:00P DC9 (w/ MIKAL EVANS) WASHINGTON, Washington DC
Mar 12 2008 9:00P Hullabaloo @ Matchless (w/ DM+HMU, 2 TBA) Brooklyn, NY
Mar 14 2008 10:00P Smog @ Bard College (w/ DM+HMU, FROG EYES) Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Mar 15 2008 10:00P Pete’s Candy Store (w/ DM+HMU, ANDY FRIEDMAN) Brooklyn, NY

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