Perhaps most widely known mainly because Lou Barlow’s partner within the Folk Implosion, singer/songwriter John Davis was also an effective lo-fi solo performer in his own best, and a former person in the Palace Brothers. A indigenous of Massachusetts, Davis started playing acoustic guitar at age 12; influenced by Sebadoh’s Weed Forestin’, he started compiling his personal acoustic house recordings in 1988, sending his first tapes to Barlow in addition to Shrimper labelhead Dennis Callaci, who released Davis’ debut cassette Celebrities & Tunes in 1993. That same yr he and Barlow teamed because the Folk Implosion, issuing Take a peek In the Folk Implosion within the Communion imprint in 1994. Davis’ 1st full-length solo work, Pure Night, made an appearance at around once, adopted in 1995 by SET OFF. In 1997, he released Blue Mountains, and I’ll Burn off followed within the springtime of 2000.