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Amps for Christ

Amps for Christ
Formed: 1996 in Claremont, CA
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Group Members: Henry Barnes, Enid Snarb, Tara Tavi
Biography: Electronic primitivist project Amps for Christ was primarily the work of Claremont, CA-based Henry Barnes, formerly of sludge-metal/hardcore legends Man Is the Bastard and harsh noise offshoot Bastard Noise. An outlet for Barnes' interest in polyethnic folk traditions and faux-Celtic mysticism, Amps ...Read full biography
The People at Large
Released: 2004
Label: 5 Rue Christine
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Henry Barnes has strolled around another mysterious and wonderful bend on his shining path of inspiration. Whereas the folk experimentation of the 2001 Shrimper release Oak in the Ashes seemed unified ...Read full review
The Oak In The Ashes
Released: 2001
Label: Shrimper
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Popping The Oak in the Ashes into the CD player is like rummaging through an old steamer trunk that hasn't been opened in 50 years: each song is a dusty treasure from another world. The free jazz blowing ...Read full review
More Amps for Christ albums: Main Albums (10), Singles & EPs (1)