Weekly Match #64: Sleepy Dreamers – Creatures

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Sleepy Dreamers

Weekly Match is a weekly series highlighting a song, album, artist etc that doesn’t necessarily fit in with the usual posting on the MatchMusik. This lets me sift through my music collection each week and pull something out that may be a little older, or that slipped through the cracks, and bring it back for all of you to enjoy.

Indie-folk group Sleepy Dreamers is the subject of this week’s Weekly Match; specifically their debut EP, Creatures. Everything from the Melbourne based band’s name (which is actually pretty representative of their musical sound) is perfect; gentle, folk instrumentation and vocals provided by all four band members, that occasionally lapses into more of an indie-rock feel. If you need more from them then check out their recently launched single Hunk, from their soon to be released sophomore EP, Local Football.

Weekly Match #63: A Seated Craft – The Savage and the Small

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A Seated Craft - The Savage and the Small

Weekly Match is a weekly series highlighting a song, album, artist etc that doesn’t necessarily fit in with the usual posting on the MatchMusik. This lets me sift through my music collection each week & pull something out that may be a little older, or that slipped through the cracks, and bring it back for all of you to enjoy.

A Seated Craft is the music endeavour of the Australian born, Berlin based Alexia Peniguel. Her only album to date is The Savage and The Small, one that I admittedly have not heard in quite some time, but upon revisiting it I immediately remembered why I loved it so much. Eclectic instrumentation, and Alexia‘s vocals on an album that somehow manages to be simultaneously melancholic and able to draw out some joy, makes this a release to get your hands on. To top that off, Alexia‘s second album, a result of crowdfunding, is complete and being pressed. So look out for that.

Weekly Match #62: Intuition & Equalibrum – Intuition & Equalibrum

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Intuition & Equalibrum

Weekly Match is a weekly series highlighting a song, album, artist etc that doesn’t necessarily fit in with the usual posting on the MatchMusik. This lets me sift through my music collection each week & pull something out that may be a little older, or that slipped through the cracks, and bring it back for all of you to enjoy.

This week comes thanks to my friend over at ThoughtBlast, he sent this album over to me a couple weeks ago and since then it’s been spending a fair amount of time with my ears. The eponymous album sees Equalibrum doing an absolutely stellar job on production, with me essentially deciding I’d like the whole project before I even hear a single bar. Intuition is behind the vocals on the album, with a flow and lyricism that matches up perfectly with the instrumentation. A solid project that’s more than worth your time.

Weekly Match #61: Fabrizio Paterlini – The Art Of The Piano

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Fabrizio Paterlini - The Art Of The Piano

Weekly Match is a weekly series highlighting a song, album, artist etc that doesn’t necessarily fit in with the usual posting on the MatchMusik. This lets me sift through my music collection each week & pull something out that may be a little older, or that slipped through the cracks, and bring it back for all of you to enjoy.

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these, so I thought I’d do something a little different. Earlier this year Fabrizio Paterlini released the aptly named The Art Of The Piano, an album that is composed entirely of, as it’s title suggests, piano. The eight songs make up some of the most beautifully composed music that I’ve heard this year and has been one that I return to frequently. If you’re that way inclined there are still copies of The Art Of Piano available on vinyl and CD along with music sheets for all of the songs.

The title of the album wants to be my highest tribute to the instrument I love the most, my beloved grand piano. – Fabrizio Parerlini

Weekly Match #60: Wilsen – Anahita

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Wilsen

Weekly Match is a weekly series highlighting a song, album, artist etc that doesn’t necessarily fit in with the usual posting on the MatchMusik. This lets me sift through my music collection each week & pull something out that may be a little older, or that slipped through the cracks, and bring it back for all of you to enjoy.

I first heard Wilsen through The Wild Honey Pie‘s Buzzsessions (completely full of amazing artists), where she played her debut single and House On A Hill, both of which you can find on her ‘mini-album’. Anahita was the first we heard of Wilsen and as far as 7 minute doses of folk go, this was as good as they come. Turn on Anahita and you’ll have a chance to hear Tamsin Wilson‘s elegant and yet powerful vocal presence pouring emotion across the folk instrumentation that makes up the music of Wilsen; and if you like what you hear then you should lend an ear to Sirens.

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Weekly Match #59: Rhian Sheehan – Stories From Elsewhere

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Rhian Sheehan - Stories From Elsewhere

Weekly Match is a weekly series highlighting a song, album, artist etc that doesn’t necessarily fit in with the usual posting on the MatchMusik. This lets me sift through my music collection each week & pull something out that may be a little older, or that slipped through the cracks, and bring it back for all of you to enjoy.

Listening to this album is like stepping into a world of serenity, an enchanting, ethereal place from which you won’t want to return. A year ago Rhian Sheehan released Stories From Elsewhere, a collection of 12 songs whose delicate, and yet cinematic, ambient production paints for you a panoramic view of Rhian‘s musical landscape. On the topic of amazing, if you ever find yourself in a position where you can see Rhian Sheehan live, I’d say lock it in (check out the video below for why).

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Weekly Match #58: Danny Diggs – LALALA (Remix of TiRoN & Ayomari’s No Filter)

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Danny Diggs - LALALA

Weekly Match is a weekly series highlighting a song, album, artist etc that doesn’t really fit in with the usual posting on the MatchMusik. This lets me sift through my music collection each week & pull something out that may be a little older, or that slipped through the cracks, and bring it back for all of you to enjoy.

Weekly Match this week is a song that’s been on heavy rotation for the last 6 months or so. When I first heard LALALA I almost couldn’t pick who’s song Danny Diggs had flipped and given a new set of production; that is despite being relatively familiar with TiRoN and Ayomari‘s The Wonderful Prelude pt. 1, because the new backdrop gives No Filter a completely new life. Reborn as LALALA, the experimental (but still bumping) production from TiRoN is exchanged for the deathly smooth, keys-based chill that feels even better suited for TiRON and Ayomari‘s lyricism.