Month: April 2020

1/2/3/4 — #148 — Justine Wahlin in Session

Justine Wahlin is difficult to categorise. She sits somewhere between alt folk/country and Roots but regularly seems to slip through the cracks to wander on her own sonic adventures, much like an octopus will sneak out to sample tasty morsels from the neighbouring tank but be back before dawn. She joins us in session – plus excellent tracks from Alison Forbes, Omaloma and Natalie Greffel.

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Quiet Space — #133 — Less One Knows

Benjamin Finger has been composing music with a healthy disregard for genres since 2007. His palette moves between psych-collages, droned out-jams, piano miniatures, classical minimalism, off-kilter pop, and an occasional stab at garbled dance music. A textural and emotionally resonant cocktail in a blurred, shimmering, and psychedelic world. His latest release is more guitar dominant, it’s our feature release on this edition of the Quiet Space.

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1/2/3/4 — #146 — Desert Islander

Featuring an album I’ve been enjoying in self-isolation – or – as a “Desert Islander” – the Debut album by Anthony Heubel & The High Lonesome Band. Heubel, formerly of the punk band Run Forever (Tiny Engines), has gone country with his latest effort, marking a sea change for his songwriting. The blurb says this is “traditional country music imbued with a punk rock spirit that goes great with an IPA, a plaid shirt, and a sleeve of tattoos!” Can’t argue with it! Plus I pay tribute to John Prine, who in the early ’90s changed my mind about Country Music.

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