Month: October 2018

Quiet Space — #67 — Shimmer

For about fifteen years Gavin Miller has been pioneering mixing ambient, post-rock and electronica. His latest, Shimmer on the excellent Sound in Silence imprint, showcases Miller’s atmospheric side by presenting a long-form composition, divided into six parts. The electronic beats are left behind and only dreamy soundscapes and soothing atmospheres remain. As well Ian Hawgood, Ben Rath and Xiphiidae.

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1/2/3/4 — #70 — Prayers and Mantras

Happy Axe is Canberra-based multi-instrumentalist Emma Kelly, who weaves layers of vocals, violin and musical saw into a vibrant, hypnotic blend of experimental pop. Her debut album Dream Punching is highly recommended and I feature one of my favourite tracks on this episode, As well, the dark and dreamy sounds of Steady Holiday, the return of indie-noir duo Broads and a stunning debut release from an all-female rock group from the ’60s San Francisco Psych scene, Ace of Cups.

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Quiet Space — #66 — Diving Into Never Anything

Our focus on this episode, Never Anything Records from Portland, Oregon that have been releasing wonderful cassettes since 2015. Their aim is to release music not anchored by genre – to surprise, be consistent and overall have a unifying visual aesthetic. So far over the course of 43 releases, they have stuck to that goal. In this special mix, we will hear works from Peter Kris, Event Cloak, Danketsu 9, Nils Quak, Talk West and many more.

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1/2/3/4 — #69 — On Diamond, Coda Chroma and the Return of the Paisley Underground

The music of On Diamond is a heady blend of improvisation and experimental rock, lead by vocalist Lisa Salvo and strong backing band, they return with their thrid single ‘How’. Fellow Melbourne creative pop ensemble Coda Chroma reveal an equally strong new track and we welcome the return of four bands from L.A.’s Paisley Underground – who have reunited to interpret each other’s back catalogue. The first offering is from the much loved band, The Bangles. Plus Mandolin Orange, The Putbacks and Tracy McNeil & The Goodlife.

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Quiet Space — #65— The Harmonious Confluence of Hibernis

Welsh label Serein has an excellent record for engaging modern classical/experimental releases and the latest is incredible. Hibernis is the synthesis of John Hughes’ evocative soundscapes and Lindsay Anderson’s vocal and melodic contributions. The two bring their unique talents together in a harmonious confluence where the listener is guided on a soothing and often surreal journey. Their release, Middle of The Meds is our feature release for this edition.

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