10 December 2019 playlist

Tom McRae Wonderful Christmastime from Word of Mouth (2004, Word Magazine)


Catherine Rudie Pale blue dot from The Mobius Kiss (2019 Madge Wildfire Records)


Ewan McLennan One of the last of it’s kind from Borrowed Songs (2019 Ewan McLennan)


Amy Speace Me and the Ghost of Charlemagne from Me and the Ghost of Charlemagne (2019 Proper Records)


Smith and McClennan Better than war from Small Town Stories (2019 White Fall Records)


Catherine MacLellan Emmet’s Song from Coyote (2019 Catherine MacLellan)


Marisa, Jack and Davy The sun rises bright in France from Bring Us In EP (2019 Marisa Jack & Davy)


Yvonne Lyon Peace on earth from Songs for Christmas (2019 Yvonne Lyon)


The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow Pass the peace from Band Together (2019 The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow)


Hem Peace at last from Peace at last EP (2007 Nettwerk Productions)


Sir Silence and Lady Hush Sometime later from It’s time she said (2019 Hushland Records)


Sarah Jane Scouten Crossing the bar from Confessions (2019 Light Organ Records)


The Paper Aeroplanes In the bleak midwinter from For Folk’s Sake it’s Christmas (2011 For Folk’s Sake)


Bella Hardy Footprints from Bright Morning Star (2012 Noe Records)


Harri Endersby Mazes from Mazes (2019 Ivy Crown Records)


Paul Mosley and the Red Meat Orchestra A week of rain from You’re Going To Die! (2019 Red Crow Collective)


Jess Morgan Christmas Eve digital download single (2014 Amateur Boxer)


The Milk Carton Kids I meant every word I said from The Only Ones EP (2019 Thirty Tigers)


Josienne Clarke The drawing of the line from In All Weather (2019 Rough Trade Records)


The Gossamer Strings She can’t hear her heart from Due to the darkness (2019 Gossamer Strings)


Ida Mae Love is still a long road from Chasing Lights (2019 Thirty Tigers)


Worry Dolls Leave your light on from The River EP (2019 Bread and Butter Music)


Lynne Hanson Long way home from Just Words (2020 Lynne Hanson)


Over The Rhine If we make it through December from Blood Oranges in Snow (2014 Great Speckled Dog)


Edgelarks Back from hope from Feather (2019 Dragonfly Roots) 


Lady Maisery and Jimmy Aldridge and Sid Goldsmith Hope is before us from Awake Arise: a winter album (2019 Ear Trumpet Music)



The Quiet Revolution albums of the year: August-December

I posted my albums of the year at just over the mid-way point in July. Here are my additions to that list covering the period August to December. I hope you enjoy seeking these records out and adding to your music library.

The list is in no particular order of preference. 2019 has been another fantastic year for music. Here’s to 2020!

Paul Mosley and the Red Meat Orchestra – You’re Going To Die!

Catherine Rudie – The Mobius Kiss

Rachel Sermanni – So It Turns

The Doghouse Roses -We are made of light

Josienne Clarke – In all weather

The Milk Carton Kids – The Only Ones EP

Smith and McClennan – Small Town Stories

Bella Hardy – Postcards and Pocketbooks (best of)

Emily Barker – Shadow Box

Stick in the Wheel – Against the loathsome beyond

Son of Town Hall – The adventures of Son of Town Hall

Joan Shelley – Like the river loves the sea

Rowan Rheingans – The lines we draw together

Nels Andrews – Pigeon and Crow

The Hoth Brothers – Workin’ and Dreamin’

The Rails – Cancel the sun

Bedouine – Bird songs of a killjoy

Session Americana – Northeast

Kirsty McGee – The deafening sound of the stars

Martin Simpson – Rooted

Boo Hewerdine – Before

The Askew Sisters – Enclosure

The Orphan Brigade – To the edge of the world

Stylusboy – Routes

Catherine MacLellan – Coyote

Wookalily – Everything is normal except the little things inside my head

Maz O’Connor – Chosen daughter

Steve Pledger – Alone in the dark

Amy Speace – Me and the ghost of Charlemagne

Ida Wenoe – The things we don’t know yet

Show of Hands – Battlefield Dance Floor

Spell Songs – Lost Words

Carrie Tree – The Canoe

Daniel Meade – Rust

Chris Cleverley – We sat back and watched it unfold

Dori Freeman – Every single star

Man the Lifeboats – When the time bell rings

Luke Daniels – Old friends and exhausted enemies

Samantha Whates – Waiting Rooms

Clara Baker – Things to burn

Betsy Phillips – We don’t stay anymore EP

Hiss Golden Messenger – Terms of surrender