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Quiet Space — #100 – CRXSSINGS (fundraiser for City Plaza)

Our focus is on a new compilation, CRXSSINGS.  The idea first emerged after Rutger Zuydervelt (Machinefabriek) and Gabriel Saloman (of Yellow Swans) exchanged mixes of each other’s work. Wanting to release the material in a way that could raise funds and awareness in support of migrants and refugees struggling for survival in Europe, Zuydervelt and Saloman invited dozens of electronic artists across Europe, Australia and North America to collaborate with an artist from another country, remixing one another’s work. As well, the latest from ‘supergroup’ Uwe Zahn, Porya Hatami & Darren McClure and an excerpt from Ahnnu’s Longform Editions release.

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1/2/3/4 — #111 — Sad About The Times

Our focus on this edition is a brilliant compilation that asks you to imagine you are alone in a hot tub on a warm summer night back in the ’70s. Then a song you never heard before comes on the radio. You feel like it reaches into some place that has already been prepared in your mind. Then you never hear it again. Compiled by Mikey Young (Total Control / Eddy Suppression Ring) and Keith Abrahamsson (Founder / Head of A&R at Anthology Recordings), Sad About the Times is a set of North American 70s jammers. With a hint of (at times) West Coast jangle, these tracks traverse the border between the power pop of the times and a late-night coke jam.

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Quiet Space — #98 – Vale and Stone

Alex Last is Soda Lite. His latest work for the Inner Islands imprint, Vale & Stone, connects times and worlds old and new. A vale is a gathering place, where nutrients accumulate and waterways meet. Stone is slow becoming, ongoing link and lithic kin. Reverence for plants, animals and landscapes fuels regenerative possibility in the ruins of this era. This excellent release (and other Soda Lite works) is our focus on this episode.

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1/2/3/4 — #110 — Cool Sounds Aplenty!

Plenty of cool sounds on this edition including the latest from Cool Sounds, a 7 piece ensemble from Melbourne with their new single, a shimmering dose of guitar pop , ahead of a European tour and a new album comes year’s end. Plenty of other treats too, including Haybaby back after a four year hiatus.

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