Giant Sand

Music, Folk, country and blues
Giant Sand
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At a time when indie rock has been increasingly diluted by careerism and conformity, the flighty iconoclasm of Giant Sand leader Howe Gelb is a precious commodity indeed. Since the mid-’80s, the singer-guitarist has maintained a deceptively casual-sounding stream-of-consciousness sensibility that’s carried him through over 20 albums of raucous guitar squalls and gently twisted Americana.


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