1/2/3/4 — #01 — New Beginnings

Featuring the sweeping orchestral sounds of Cam Butler, driving Tunisian rock from Bargou 8, dreamy electronic pop from Glider Pilots and gorgeous experimental chamber folk from Anna & Elizabeth.


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1/2/3/4 — #21 — Super Natural Voodoo Working!

Featuring music from Southern Algeria, a brilliant release from Afous D'Afous, plus new sounds from Cameroon, Turkey and Zimbabwe. As well, some excellent jangly pop from Turnover and Fake Laugh and the return of Eilen Jewell tackling a dark and bold selection of blues tunes.

Quiet Space — #95 – Sunrise, Looking East

Danny Paul Grody is a founding member of both San Francisco based bands Tarentel & The Drift. He is a self taught guitarist, and the melodies at the core of Danny’s songwriting bring to mind his love of West African kora, Takoma style fingerpicking and all things minimal, repetitive & hypnotic. His latest for the Longform Editions series, who curate extended pieces of exploratory, expansive and immersive compositions, reflects on Fatherhood and enjoying the first light of the rising sun.

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1/2/3/4 — #107 — The tremulous folk of Heather Maloney

Heather Maloney’s “Soil in the Sky” is a collective memory. Stitched together from personal and universal ecstasy, loss both intimate and ancient, Maloney’s fourth full-length release is a collage of tremulous folk, existential ballads, and assertive rock. She’s an excellent storyteller and it’s album I recommend. Plus plenty of new tunes, from funk to psych to R&B.

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Quiet Space — #94 – City of Lakes

Seamus O’Muineachain is an ambient/minimal composer and multi-instrumentalist from the sea-side town of Béal an Mhuirthead in the West of Ireland. Our feature on this episode his most recent work, City of Lakes, which is a snapshot of the last year spent in Hanoi, Vietnam, inspired by the chaos and tranquility that exists in the city. It’s a lush wonderful collection of music.

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1/2/3/4 — #106 — Post Post-Punk

Over the last few years there has been an explosion of new bands paying homage to the killer sounds that emerged in the late ’70s early ’80s dubbed Post-Punk. With throbbing bass lines, scritchy/scratchy guitars and shouty vocals it was a genre that covered a lot of ground and with loads of energy. On this edition of 1/2/3/4 we pay attention to some of the acts who are making everything old very new and exciting again – albeit with their own twist.

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