Buggy Jive | The Buggy Jive Mixtape

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The Buggy Jive Mixtape

by Buggy Jive

Soul rock singer-songwriter. Big guitars, big beats. Stanky and funky only when absolutely necessary. Mining literature of the past to make sense of the present. "Literary Kravitz."
Genre: Rock: Adult Alternative Pop/Rock
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Black Spaces (For Ava Duvernay)
4:40 $0.99
2. The White Album (For Joan Didion)
4:33 $0.99
3. This Is Not a Pipe (For René Magritte)
2:59 $0.99
4. The Curse of Ham
4:32 $0.99
5. Make Me Blacker
3:44 $0.99
6. All Love for Doodlebug (For Antonio Fargas)
3:31 $0.99
7. Stank Lazarus
4:38 $0.99
8. Master Teacher
5:18 $0.99
9. Battle Royal
2:17 $0.99
10. We Wear the Mask
5:10 $0.99
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Album Notes
After years of quietly uploading soul rock songs and music videos from a basement somewhere in Upstate New York, this "mixtape" marks a more formal debut of singer-songwriter Professor Buggy Jive. Equal parts Zeppelin and D’Angelo and Prince and Joni Mitchell in sound and sensibility, his lyrics often mine the literature of the past to make sense of the present – from Ellison to Morrison to Eliot to Didion. “Literary Kravitz,” as some say. On rare occasions, he will come out of the basement to perform his songs live – armed with a Telecaster and a pedalboard that’s a bit too big. But Buggy Jive does not come out of the basement often, and it’s a problem. This album was released in conjunction with his compromise on live performance and touring - a video, "The Buggy Jive House Concert," filmed in his home studio for a small audience of some of his oldest and dearest friends.



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