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CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Ramsay Midwood: Shoot Out at the OK Chinese Restaurant / Undone

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Ramsey Midwood performs a brand of "roots" music more authentic than anything Sun Volt, Wilco, or the Scud Mountain Boys could possibly conceive. The Austin Texas cum Arlington Virginia native produces a beautifully legitimate low-fi version of an American musical sour mash. The closest thing I can think of would be the love child of Hank Williams (senior, if you have to ask) and John Lee Hooker.

Shoot Out at the OK Chinese Restaurant was originally released on the German ...

CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Ramsay Midwood: Shoot Out At The OK Chinese Restaurant

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Subsequent to creating a buzz out on the West Coast, vocalist/guitarist Ramsay Midwood relocated to Austin Texas, performing amongst the nouveau crop of rock-based C&W bands. But this Virginia native’s rather asymmetrical past, including stints as a bike messenger and bit actor, only bespeaks part of the story. His affections for bluegrass and American roots music came to fruition during his upbringing in Virginia. Moving forward, Midwood toured Europe, where this outing was initially issued for the German Glitterhouse label ...


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