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1/2/3/4 — #193 — Strong Women

After spending nearly a decade recording and touring with the collaborative psych rock band Quilt, front-person Anna Fox Rochinski has completed her first solo record, Cherry. Over the last few years, Rochinski realized pop was the most authentic vehicle for her and unites her varied musical influences under its umbrella, with an ebullient blend of progressive dance, electro funk, and DIY R&B. She’s just one of a selection of amazing strong women featured on this episode.

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1/2/3/4 — #192 — The Finishing Touch

Why start at the beginning when you can go straight to the end? Actually I love listening to albums chronologically, but some people cherry pick or even abandon listening before they get to the last track on a release. Hidden treasures or duds at the end? You be the judge with this assortment of old and new tracks I really like a lot.

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Quiet Space — #170 — Good Causes from Mailbox and Polar Seas

Two stellar labels have just released compilations for very good causes. Mailbox from the UK have put together 32 tracks for Music For Another Sky, in order to raise awareness and/or raise money for the UK charity, Refuge, helping women and children – against domestic violence. Polar Seas Recordings offers a compilation in celebration of the label’s 50th release, all proceeds go to All Creatures Rescue in Toronto. Both releases are HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, please support both of these amazing releases.

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1/2/3/4 — #191 — This Way North

Two-piece indie pop-rock band This Way North have released the final installment in their trilogy of EPs, beckoning us to shake off the year that was 2020 and welcome brighter days. Recorded in Nashville just before the Pandemic took over our lives, it’s a lovingly crafted collection of songs that are equally atmospheric and riff-laden. Guitarist/singer Leisha Jungalwalla joins me a chat plus excellent new music from The Catenary Wires, Minor Moon and Sunbathe.

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Quiet Space — #167 — Slow Autumn At My Window

Slow Autumn At My Window is a new double album by Adrian Lane, written and recorded as a reflection on the ephemeral nature of life prior to the new normal of COVID-19.  Adrian composed and recorded phrases on the piano spontaneously, before cutting them up and putting them back together. This is his sixth album for the Preserved Sound imprint and it’s our feature release on this edition of the Quiet Space.

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1/2/3/4 — #188 — Take Time with Dannika

Melbourne filmmaker Dannika Horvat released her first EP four years ago and slowly has been working towards her debut album Gems. Born from the highly creative hub of the Melbourne music scene, Dannika has created an intelligent collection of indie rock tunes, songs lovingly crafted through friendship. Also featuring the fantastic long awaited debut from Alexander Biggs, lush pop music from Rachel Love and much more.

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Quiet Space — #166 — Distant Bloom

Our focus on this episode on a small edition cassette label operating out of Saint Louis, Missouri, focusing on ambient, drone, new age, and minimalist music. Distant Bloom is run by Fitz Hartwig (Oxherding) who donates a portion of labelproceeds to an organization of the artist’s choice. Featuring the latest tapes from Solid Waste and Azaleas plus Norah Lorway, Endurance, Aster and Anthene. Gorgeous listening.

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1/2/3/4 — #187 — Thee Sacred Souls

On this edition featuring San Diego’s sweetest exponents of West Coast flavoured soul, Thee Sacred Souls. With three singles under their belt, they are making waves with their cool sounds and the wonderful vocals of Josh Lane, it will send you to a place transcendent of time and space…a place where lovers love and hate has no place. Plenty of other new tracks to have your head spinning as well!

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