Archive for the 'Michael Chapman' Category

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Singer/songwriter, guitar man, and master storyteller Michael Chapman began his recording career with the stellar Rainmaker on the venerable Harvest label in 1969, and he’s spent the decades since exploring the common ground between jazz, rock, noise, and guitar soli. His records have been reissued by Light in the Attic, his songs performed by William Tyler, […]

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

This month saw both the reissue of Michael Chapman’s cult favorite Fully Qualified Survivor (via Light In The Attic) and Trainsong: Guitar Compostions 1967-2010 (via Tompkins Square). We are giving away copies of both records (vinyl and CD) to AD readers. To enter, leave a comment below with your name, and a valid email address […]

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Michael Chapman, apart from being a prolific English songwriter whose revered work spans four decades, is probably the best guitar smith you have never heard. While his skills are best evidenced on this album’s predecessor, Rainmaker, the original songwriting and tight production, seemingly informed by all music that came before it, steal the show here. […]