Sounds Like: Wilco, The Replacements, Steve Earle, Bob Dylan, Hank Williams
Label: Sterno Bums International
Manager: Sterno Bums International
Bio: Big Medicine Head rolled out of Santa Cruz, California a few years back, and rambled from California to Reno to New York and back. BMH music may be found at www.bigmedicinehead.com, and at ITunes, CDBaby, Amazon, and most online stores.
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“Two tracks from the new album—the country-tinged Americana number “Loretta in Laredo” and the bluesy rocker “Prayer Shack”—shine a light on a theme that appears throughout the band’s catalog: contemplating American culture through the lens of evangelism. “When I was a kid, I remember sitting in front of the TV and watching Billy Graham, and I was captivated,” Gemmell says. “The showmanship and the fervor that people like him spoke with—I just had this fascination with how people could believe something so much. And when we were doing Rex Hotel [their first record], there were a lot of scandals involving TV preachers. They’d be proselytizing and yet they’d be getting caught in hotel rooms with hookers. The hypocrisy just drove me. I really wanted to shine a light on that.””