Country of origin:
Type of music generally:
Ambient experimental pop often based on traditional songs/sounds
Most recent release, Luscinia's Lullaby (2005)
Own, often tradition-based
Mostly sound-songs, a mix of traditional sounds and electronics. A little like Meredith Monk or Sara Ayers. (Neile)
Recommended first album:
Wide on release
Highly recommended for fans of more exerimental music
Laurel MacDonald—vocals, bowed guitar, finger-picked guitar, bell, slide guitar, ebow, prepared guitar, flutter guitar, tremolo guitar, bodhrán, vacuvox, guitar, whirligig
John Gzowski—lead guitar (1), ambient guitar (2), electric bowed dowel (6), infinite guitar (6), guitars (8)
From the very start of this, you get pulled in: "A Wing and a Prayer" is experimental but also melodic and irresistable. While it's all beautiful and intriguing, I appreciate the lively tracks more. (Neile)
This is a cd of six mixes of a song titled "A Wing and a Prayer" [from Chroma]. It is a good song. I have heard the Bill Laswell mix and it is strong. Other mixers: Transglobal Underground, Richard Horowitz, and Plunderphonics. Right now, some guitar player seems to be channeling the soul of Kevin Bartlett. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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