credit: Alexandra Valenti
Christian Bland is best known as the guitarist for The Black Angels. His solo project, Christian Bland and The Revelators highlights his signature sound and contributions to one of modern psychedelic rock’s biggest bands, while providing an open canvas to explore different ideas and influences. His latest album Pig Boat Blue is a collection of 16 tracks recorded 2009-2011 at Laguna Studio in Austin, Texas that brings tons of fuzzed up guitars, reverbed vocals and grinding tracks.
Just like the other artistic vehicles of the all music / all play Bland, The Revelators serve rock and roll raw.The album was released on March 20, 2012 via Bland’s own label, The Reverb Appreciation Society. Pig Boat Blues is reminiscent and influenced by decades of utter psychedelia, while keeping it crisp and refreshing in modern light. This is Bland & The Revelators follow up to their 2011 LP The Lost Album, which was recorded in an old ice cream factory with Greg Ashely.
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