Month: December 2021

1/2/3/4 — #220 — Darkness to Light

Julie Doiron is back with I Thought Of You, her first solo record since 2012’s So Many Days, emanating a radiative force with nothing more than her guitar and her unmistakably indomitable voice. I fell in love with her music back with Eric’s Trip in the ’90s and have followed her career since. As well, stunning tracks from Karen Peris, BRNDA and much more.

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Quiet Space — #197 — Still Life

Our focus is on Igor Yalivec, with his gorgeous new record “Still Life”. Igor has released several works as part of Gamardah Fungus, but this solo work is his most peaceful music to date. The album was inspired by the beauty of old villages in the Carpathian forests of Ukraine, with their unhurried pace of life, calming atmosphere and wild nature. Another stunning release from the always reliable Polar Seas Recording label.

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1/2/3/4 — #219 — Wonderful Oblivion

Winners of the 2021 Music Victoria Best Folk Act, Charm of Finches are Melbourne-based sister duo Mabel and Ivy Windred-Wornes. I’ve been championing their incredible talents for a long time. It’s been amazing to watch their trajectory rise, their latest album Wonderful Oblivion is an incredible collection of tunes, brought to life under the guiding hand of producer Daniel Ledwell. Also featuring favourites Ralegh Long, Mapache, Naomi Keyte and much more.

They make haunting chamber folk full of beauty and candour for the famished soul

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