Bucketheadland has more then 100 rides, and not all of the rides are for everyone. This is a buyer's guide to figure out where to start or continue with your Buckethead collection.
A Real Diamond in the Rough
Line Up: Buckethead; Guitar and bass Bobafett; Bass on #16 Clicker on #11 Brain; Drums on #3 Extrakd: All MPC 3000 bass, SH101 turntable, SP808 Album Description: Experimental, Electronica, Hip Hop, Rock, Ambient One of his most Diverse releases Favorite Track's: #4 "Mausoleum Door",#12 " Jabbar on Alcatrzz Avenue" and #19 "911"
Buckethead Demo Tape 1991 Includes Riffs and early forms of some Bucketheadland tracks. Each track is a an attraction at Bucketheadland. A fun park were you can lose your head. Includes Rock, Metal, Funk and experimental sounds. Favorite Tracks: #2,9,20 (Robotic Chickens) and #22 (Swamp Boy Square Dance)
The Elephant Man's Alarm Clock
Crime Slunk Scene
Line Up- Buckethead- Bionic cattleprod ;Dan Monti- Programming and production ;Travis Dickerson- Additional guitar recording ;Chris Jones - Slunkwrangler ;P-Sticks - Documentation; Chicken painted by Momma Buckethead; Buckethead figure crafted from a nice man out down Texas way Album Description- Experimental, Rock, Metal, Avant Garde, Funk Favorite Tracks- 2,3,4,5,11 One of Bucket's top ten Releases
From the Coop
Line Up: Buckethead-Bass, Guitars and Drum machine
Album Description: Bucketheads first serious demo's, 19 Years old, Country, Funk, Spanish and Rock
According to producer Jas Obrecht and The Morbid One Agrees. He was working with one of those small portable multi-track recorders, like a Tascam Portastudio, and a drum machine, but his playing is so clearly head-and-shoulders above what others were doing in 1988.
Stand Out Tracks #5 and 13
Line Up: Buckethead; Guitars, Dan Monti; Co wrote, Co Produced,Mixing and Bass
Album Description: Track#5 is a prime example of how this release is the best of both worlds, Hard electric mixed in with clean electric guitar sound. Alot of the track remind me of the direction Hendrix was heading at the time of his death. Track #3 has one of his best solo Hendrix groove's going.
Stand Out Tracks #1,3 and 5 Solid Release from top to bottom
Line Up: Buckethead: Feathers and Bass Dan Brewer Monti: Producer, programming and Bass Albert: Producer PSticks: illustrations Album Description: Metal, Experimental, Rock and Jazz Favorite tracks : 6 out of the 8 tracks knock it out of the park Track 8 Picking the Feathers is one of his best One of Bucket's top 10 albums
Monsters and Robots
Line up: Buckethead Guitars and Bass (tracks 1,8,11) Les Claypool- Bass and Vocals track 3 : Brain- Drums: Phonosychograph Disk-
Turntables : Bootsy Collins Vocals on tracks 1,4,7,9: Ovi Wey-rap vocals on 9: DJ Eddie Def — turntables (tracks 4 and 9): Max Robertson — vocals (track 11): The Chicken Scratch Choir —
background vocals (track 3)
Description: Maybe his best release: Rock: Metal: Funk: Rap
Needle in a Slunk Stack
Line Up Buckethead (Ice Scraper) Dan Brewer Monti (programming, bass, rhythm guitar) Kody Haggerty (Drums) Album Description: Perfect Mix of Heavy and mellow: Prog : Instumental (SatchBucket): Super solid album Favorite tracks Pepper's Ghost, Imprint, The Hills Have Headcheese, Callbox and "Embalming Plaza"