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Americannia by 9 Horses

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Album Title: Strum
Label: Adhyâropa Records
Released: 2024
Duration: 01:07:00


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About the Album

Composed by Joe Brent, Americannia is the album's second track inspired by Jimi Hendrix's multilayered guitar textures. After the intro and once the full band enters, the first section uses instruments and sounds primarily from American folk and country music, most distinctively in Mike Robinson’s pedal steel. The final section borrows rhythms and harmonies from Black American music: J Dilla, D’Angelo, Hendrix. The juxtaposition wasn’t pre-planned, it just turned out that way.


Strum; Americannia; Gasparilla; Rohri; Long Time Away; Jenny-Pop Nettle Eater; Just Don't Call It That; The House That Ate Myself.


9 Horses
band / ensemble / orchestra
Joe Brent
Andrew Ryan
bass, acoustic
Sam Sadigursky
saxophone, alto
Michael Bellar
Mike List
Kevin Garcia
Ben Russell
Justin Goldner
bass, electric

Additional Personnel

John Hadfield: drums (1,2,4,6-8); Michael Bellar: keyboards (1-4,6,8); Glenn Zaleski: piano (1-3,7); Blair McMillan: piano (1,2,5-8); Sam Sadigursky: alto saxophone (1), soprano sax (8); Anna Urrey: flute (1,7), piccolo (7); Hsuan-Fong Chen: oboe (1); Kaoru Watanabe: shinobue (1), koto (1), taiko (1); Otoniel Victor Vargas: drums (3); Jhair Sala: timbales (3); Samuel Torres: congas (3); Kevin Garcia: percussion (1); Justin Goldner: electric bass (6), cümbüş (6); Ben Russell: violin (1,4,8); Beth Meyers: viola (1); Claudia Chopek: violin (1); Emily Hope Price: cello (1); Lola Brullman: vocals (1); Kate Steinberg: vocals (6); Brandon Ridenour: trumpet and piccolo trumpet (3); Mike Robinson: pedal steel (2), Jason Treuting: drums (5).


Date featured

July 8, 2024

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