Raw. The word is sometimes mistakenly substituted for “loud” or “raucous” or “rough”, but those are only approximations that don’t fully appreciate what raw really is. Raw is the uncooked, unpretentious, unplanned, improvised joy of existence in the moment, and these recordings exemplify the best of it, recorded during sets which were famous/infamous in their own way, but which were so stripped down that there was no possibility of pretense.
Category Archives: Chainsaw Dupont
Download the background notes (“liner” notes) for “Acoustified / Electrified” at the link above.
Eleven hyper-charged tracks recorded live during the Chicago Blues Tour in 2007, “the Real Guitar Hero” makes a strong case for Chainsaw Dupont’s talent. This performance is a tour de force of guitar squeals, crunches, and twang which demonstrate exactly how exciting a Chainsaw show can be for guitar fans. It also includes a live version of a previously-unrecorded track, “Heaven Eyes”