I really don’t know where to begin with this.
And that is a good thing.
This is where drone, folk, what is probably a harmonium, and tarot cards meet. This is particularly good for me, as these are all some of my favourite things, although by way of a disclaimer, I should point out that I have many, many favourite things. It’s one of the very best things about getting older.
I mean, I’ve labelled it ethereal, and in many respects it is, but it is also an amazingly material sound. There’s a density which complements the obviously etheric inspirations. If I was a ‘proper’ music critic, I’d be trying to think of a new genre name now.
And it sounds like absolutely nobody else I’ve ever heard. Again, in a good way.
The website of the main player, Rebecca Schoenecker, is here. She’s about a lot more than the music. Have a look at this video for a tune that isn’t on the album I’ve embedded:
Probably the best thing I can do is stop typing. Probably the best thing you can do is listen.
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I can’t play this right now, but I will most definitely come back to it later this weekend. Thanks!