Mixed tape #5: Newport Folk Festival 2019


Tell me when it’s over by Great Aunt
A tune for me by The Warrains
The Battle Song by The BordererS
Hushabye Mountain by Claire Patti
Won’t let go by Mezz Coleman
Cuppa tea by Paisley and Plaid
South Australia by Shantily Clad
Don’t stand so close to the window by The Angelicats
Quiet by Jen Lush
He always answers our prayer by Melbourne Singers of Gospel

Bonus track: Us! (As if we’d pass up the opportunity to keep such fine company.)

Mixed tape #4


B's picks

Nocturne in C Minor by Olafur Arnalds from the album The Chopin Project
Only to be with you by Roachford from the album Permanent shade of blue
Arsonist’s lullaby by Hozier from the EP Eden

Kinch's picks

Natural acts by Sonny & The Sunsets from the album Antenna to the Afterworld
Come pick me up by Ryan Adams from the album Heartbreaker
Lover I don’t have to love by Bright eyes from the album I see a darkness 

Lou's picks

Lost on you by LP from the album Lost on you
I won’t sleep by Caiti Baker from the album Zinc
Even though I’m a woman by Seeker Lover Keeper from the album Seeker Lover Keeper

Lou says: Even though I’m a woman by Seeker Lover Keeper: the video clip! Watch the video clip!

Mixed tape #3 'Tis the Season


B’s picks

White Christmas by Otis Redding from Atco Records. B says: SO much better than the Michael Buble version!

River by Joni Mitchell from Blue

The Wexford Carol by Yo-Yo Ma and Alison Krauss from Songs of Joy & Peace. B says: this song makes me think of Lou!

Lou’s picks

Fairytale of New York by The Pogues from If I Should Fall from Grace With God

Santa’s Got a Bag of Soul by Soul-Saints Orchestra from Jazzman Records

Christmas Wrapping by The Waitresses from Wasn’t Tomorrow Wonderful

Kinch’s picks

Christmas in Hollis by Run-DMC from Tougher Than Leather. Kinch says: one of my fave xmas jams from my all-time fave xmas movie: Die Hard!

Christmas in Prison by John Prine from Souvenirs

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas by Bing Crosby from Warner Brothers Records

Mixed tape #2 Music mammas


Bs picks

Barracuda by Heart from Little Queen
Do You Want The Truth Or Something Beautiful by Paloma Faith from Do You Want The Truth Or Something Beautiful
Little Green by Joni Mitchell from Blue
B says: This song is so moving even without the story behind it but even more so when you know it's about Jonis daughter, Kelly, born in 1965 and put up for adoption after the impoverished Mitchell realised she couldn't support a child. (The two were reunited in 1997.)

Kinch’s picks

Colleen by Joanna Newsom from Joanna Newsom and the Ys Street Band
Doll Parts by Hole from Live Through This
Kinch says: Courtney Love wrote this song about Kurt Cobain in November 1991. By August 1992 the couple had a daughter named Frances Bean Cobain.
Man, I Feel Like a Woman by Shania Twain from Come on Over

Lou’s picks

This is the house that Jack built by Aretha Franklin from Aretha's gold
La foule by Martha Wainright from Piaf record
Stay by Cat Power from Wanderer
L:ou says: Wandered was Chan’s first album after the birth of her baby in 2015.

Bonus track

And for all the big mammas out there, Hound Dog by Big Mama Thornton

Mixed tape #1


B's picks

Sixth sense by Imelda May from the album Life Love Flesh Blood
Way down we go by Kaleo from the album A/B
Love high by Mark Wilkinson from the album Let the river run Heroes

Kinch's picks

Moss Garden by David Bowie from the album Heroes
Neukoln by David Bowie from the album Heroes
Black by Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy from the album I see a darkness 

Kinch says: I recently heard these two instrumental deep cuts from Bowie's classic album Heroes and, on the same night, was introduced to the song Black' by Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy. Turns out they make an amazing triptych!

Lou's picks

Forever and no time at all by Nat Bartsch from the album Lullaby
When the fear comes by Martha Bean from the album When shadows return to the sea
Faces by Holy Holy released September 2018