Antietam – Intimations Of Immortality

A lot has changed in the world since Antietam last put out an album in 2011.  Yet like close comrades Eleventh Dream Day, the continued existence of the group - which originally formed way back in 1984 - is a source of comfort and a good example of sustainable longevity.  Also like the part-time EDD, latter-day ‘whenever it’s ready’ release … [Read more...]

Antietam – Tenth Life

Like her part-time collaborator – Eleventh Dream Day’s Rick Rizzo – Tara Key could quite easily and understandably have packed away the guitars some time ago, content in the knowledge that a lengthy ongoing struggle had yielded a commendable body of work.  Since the late-‘70s, through the Babylon Dance Band, solo recordings, cross-pollinations with … [Read more...]

Artists-On-Albums: AOA#22 (Antietam’s Tara Key on Horses)

Antietam’s Tara Key on… Patti Smith's Horses (Arista Records, 1975) NOVEMBER 1975 - “There’s a little place. A place called space.” All was inertia. Restriction. Being encased. Smothered. Grounded. Of course it was easy to feel that way, wearing, first, the body cast that fit from my hipbones to my chin with only arms left to swing free, … [Read more...]