Dear Caught by the River, Recently, I recorded a short 8-track instrumental album under my ‘Andrew Wasylyk’ alias (Ukrainian grandfather) called Themes For Buildings & Spaces, which ranges from cinematic to minimal piano and drone. It did a two week stint at an arts festival in Scotland at the end of 2016:
It was the cover that did it and then we played the tune… Bonnie “Prince” Billy & Nathan Salsburg: “Wallins Creek Girls” – taken from a Record Store Day special on the ever essential Paradise of Bachelors label. Download / stream here.
VARIOUS – From Here : English Folk Field Recordings (Released 17 March on From Here Records) Review by Andy Childs The idea behind this bountiful record, which is to present “a snapshot of English folk music right now”, is so ingenuously ambitious and artfully executed, it feels both like the beginning of a major project […]
Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda, ‘Om Shanti’. From the forthcoming LP, World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music Of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda. Out 5 May on Luaka Bop.
A bulletin was received yesterday from long-time friend of the river Simon Lewin, bringing news of an artistic collaboration which we’re sure will be of interest. The story of Concrete Antenna, a collaboration between the artists Simon Kirby, Tommy Perman and Rob St. John, has been well documented on this site and now, in a […]