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Balsams on NPR Music Best of 2017 list

BEST MUSIC OF 2017 Viking's Choice: The Year In Cathartic Screams And Meditative Drones Chuck Johnson Labradorite Eye Chuck Johnson often writes for solo acoustic guitar, but lately has been stretching…
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East Bay Express Top 12 Bay Area Music Releases of 2017

The Top 12 Bay Area Music Releases of 2017   8. Chuck Johnson, Basalms (VDSQ) Though trained as an electronic musician, Oakland artist Chuck Johnson has earned a reputation as a so-called "American primitive"…
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Balsams on Uncut Best of 2017!

Uncut Magazine has included Balsams on their Best Albums of 2017 list. And the track "Riga Black" is on the CD that accompanies the January 2018 print issue. 23 CHUCK JOHNSON Balsams…
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Relix reviews Balsams

Chuck Johnson: Balsams by John Adamian on August 09, 2017 Something is happening. Americana has gone fully cosmic. This record of dreamy and ethereal, ambient, pedal-steelmusic brings to mind William…
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