This post takes a look at "Movement and Location", the opening track from the album "Who's Feeling Young Now?". You can find the transcription (all 13 pages!) at the bottom of the post. More than most Punch Brothers songs, "Movement and Location" clearly establishes specific roles for each of the instrument members and retains those roles for the length of the song. The roles are: The bass plays a steady quarter note pulse while the acoustic guitar doubles the rhythm with a p
This post takes a look at "Julep", a song from the album "The Phosphorescent Blues" and nominated for a 2016 Grammy for Best American Roots Song. The lead-sheet transcription can be found at the bottom of the page. This song was one of the simpler ones to transcribe as it is fairly repetitive, doesn't have any crazy modulations, and doesn't have any wicked fast gestures (I hardly used Audacity's tempo-slowing function at all). One thing that did make me say, "what the punch?!