Buckethead – Electric Sea (2012)

Album Review

Electric Sea is the thirty-fifth studio album by avant-garde guitarist Buckethead. It is the sequel to his 2002 release “Electric Tears”.

The album was announced on December 20, 2011 via City Hall Records, and contains 11 tracks. The album was scheduled to be released on February 21, 2012 but fans started receiving their copies more than… Read more on wikipedia.org

About the Band

Buckethead is one of the most bizarre and enigmatic figures in American underground and experimental music since Parliament-Funkadelic birthed their bevy of cosmic characters in the mid-’70s. An accomplished multi-instrumentalist best known for his virtuosic command of the electric guitar, Buckethead is one of the instrument’s most recognizable contemporary innovators, his rapid-fire riffing, near-robotic fretwork, and idiosyncratic lead lines combining elements of Yngwie Malmsteen, Adrian Belew, Slayer’s Kerry King, P-Funk’s Eddie Hazel, and avant-improv artist John Zorn’s Scud-attack sax abuse. His first group, the San Francisco-based metal-funk combine the Deli Creeps, were a regional success, but disbanded… Read more on allmusic.com

Tracks

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1
Electric Sea
Buckethead
Buckethead
                        6:26
2
Beyond the Knowing
Buckethead
Buckethead
                        3:54
3
Swomee Swan
Buckethead
Buckethead
                        4:45
4
Point Doom
Buckethead
Buckethead
                        5:15
5
El Indio
Buckethead
Buckethead
                        7:20
6
La Wally
Alfredo Catalani
Buckethead
                        3:48
7
La Gavotte
Johann Sebastian Bach
Buckethead
                        2:53
8
Bachethead
Johann Sebastian Bach
Buckethead
                        2:07
9
Yokohama
Buckethead
Buckethead
                        2:54
10
Gateless Gate
Buckethead
Buckethead
                        1:58
11
The Homing Beacon
Buckethead
Buckethead
                        6:53