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Stay at home festival!

Says it all, folks.

Reb Fountain’s brilliant new album

Reb Fountain – Self-titled (Flying Nun Records) I first met Californian born Reb Fountain during her tour of her 2008 ‘Holster’ album when her bandmate Sam Prebble (also performing as Bond Street Bridge) introduced us at Blink’s wonderful Happy Bar in Wellington. That album still sits on my high rotation

WOMAD 2020

WOMAD New Zealand is famous for bringing together artists from all over the globe for a vibrant showcase of the world’s many forms of music, arts, and dance. This year’s festival went ahead in the face of even greater adversity. Over three days Ngāmotu’s stunning Brooklands Park and the TSB

Brian and Roger Eno – Mixing Colours

Originally featured at: https://www.ambientlightblog.com/roger-eno-and-brian-eno-mixing-colours/ “The more you listen to this, particularly with the fabulous worlds that Brian has created, you can really walk into this enormous landscape and stay.” – Roger Eno In these unprecedented times anxieties are escalating.  Sometimes you want calming music.  Something to escape into, drift away. 

The Dream Syndicate – ‘The Universe Inside’

First published: https://www.ambientlightblog.com/album-review-the-dream-syndicate-the-universe-inside/#more-44418 The Dream Syndicate were one of those US alt-rock/neo-psychedelia bands that injected the vibrance of the Paisley Underground into the depressive veins of the late 80’s, at a time when music was dominated by fatalism courtesy of Margaret Thatcher and Joy Division.  Their first two albums –

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