SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine – Oct 4

SXSWfm: Bearded Sunshine – Oct 4

Listen to Americana music on the Bearded Sunshine SXSWfm specialty radio show stream that is now available on MixCloud. The award winning and revolutionary SXSWfm Americana music show “Bearded Sunshine“ is hosted by resident musical scholar and SXSW staffer Matt Small. Join Matt weekly as he dives into the aforementioned Americana music, current events, humor and other listener favorite topics. This is the opposite of every show you’ve ever liked.

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SXSWfm is the official internet radio stream of the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival. Last year its 30th anniversary was celebrated in Austin, Texas with over 2,200 official performers from more than 67 countries and happened again recently from March 13-19, 2017. This is a great way to discover new music.

 

Bearded Sunshine 39 – Boston Strong (10/4/2017) – 1 hr

Playing tracks by The Paper Kites, Sharon Van Etten, Wye Oak, Foy Vance, Bowerbirds and more.

 

Matt shares tales from his adventure to Boston and we talk about the passing of the great Tom Petty.

Playlist

This mix includes the following artists and songs.

  • Foy Vance – Where Everybody Knows Your Name
  • Tom Petty – A Higher Place
  • Bunt – Coming Home
  • Wye Oak – Hot As Day
  • Stu Larsen – Chicago Song
  • The Paper Kites – Bloom
  • The Staves – Facing West
  • Slow Club – Christmas TV
  • Roo Panes – Tiger Striped Sky
  • Matthew and the Atlas – I Followed Fires
  • Johnny Flynn – Detectorists
  • Bowerbirds – Human Hands
  • Sharon Van Etten – Every Time the Sun Comes Up
  • Nathaniel Rateliff – Liverpool

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Dan Chadburn: Held in the Light

Dan Chadburn: Held in the Light

Listen to solo piano music by Dan Chadburn on his 7th album Held in the Light. There is a nice review of the new album by Kathy Parsons at MainlyPiano.com. Dan describes the background of his album like this:

Dedicated to my Mom and Dad, Held in the Light is my new solo piano album. Comprised of thirteen piano improvisations, it includes meditations on ten of my parents’ favorite hymns as well as three original improvisations recorded at Piano Haven Studios in Sedona, AZ.

New Album

Held in the Light (2017) – 13 songs, 56 min

 

Video

Breath of Life (In-concert improvisation #1) on Held in the Light (2017) – 3 min 2 sec

 

Listen to more music by Dan Chadburn with additional albums, videos, and links. This new album will be  included there as well, along with an updated playlist.

Photo credit: Held in the Light @ Amazon (album cover)

Christine Brown: Ascend

Christine Brown: Ascend

Listen to solo piano by Christine Brown on her 12th album Ascend just released today. There is a nice review of the new album by Kathy Parsons at MainlyPiano.com. Christine describes the background of her album like this:

I love painting a picture with sound, using the piano to express emotions and create musical landscapes. The music on this album was inspired by the ability of music to transport us to another place and time. My hope is that each song allows you to escape, to ascend to an aerial dreamland before gently bringing you back home.

New Album

Ascend (2017) – 14 songs, 1 hr 3 min

 

Video

Her song Magic Carpet from this latest album Ascend is the perfect soundtrack to this stunning video of the Cassini Saturn probe by NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), including its Grand Finale at the end of its mission last month.

Cassini MagicMagic Carpet on Ascend (2017) – 5 min 20 sec

 

Playlist

Here is my playlist of her songs.

Christine Brown (Playlist) – 50 songs, 3 hr 21 min

 

Listen to more music by Christine Brown with additional albums, videos, and links. This new album will be  included there as well, along with an updated playlist.

Photo credit: Ascend @ Amazon (album cover)

Antonija Pacek

Antonija Pacek

Listen to neo-classical solo piano music by Antonija Pacek on her second album.

New Album

Life Stories (2017) – 16 songs, 59 min

 


Albums

Soul Colours (2016) – 15 songs, 50 min

 


Videos

Inspiration on Soul Colours (2016) – 3 min 20 sec

 

Soul Colours – EPK (2016) – 3 min 56 sec

 

Links

These are links to her website, social media, and artist pages at popular music players and music stores.

Photo credit: Life Stories @ Amazon (album cover).

Erin McCarley: YU YĪ

Erin McCarley: YU YĪ

Listen to indie pop music by Erin McCarley on her new album YU YĪ.

New Album

YU YĪ (2017) – 10 songs, 37 min

 

Videos

GOOD (2017) – 3 min 56 sec

 

Out of the Fog (2017) – 4 min 16 sec

 

I Can Be Somebody (2017) – 4 min 18 sec

 

Listen to more of her music at my Erin McCarley post with additional albums, videos, and links. I will update my music post to include the new album.

Photo credit: YU YĪ @ Amazon (album cover)

Luca D’Alberto

Luca D’Alberto

Listen to neo-classical music by Italian composer and multi-instrumentalist Luca D’Alberto on his debut album, which he composed, arranged and played. The violin, viola, violectra, cello and piano create “sonically opulent vivid, wonder-evoking pieces conveying wintry, widescreen panoramas and a propulsive arpeggio-fueled energy.”

New Album

Endless (2017) – 9 songs, 38 min

 


Singles

Her Dreams (Richard Dorfmeister & Stefan Obermaier Remix) (2017) – 1 song, 5 min 45 sec

 

Wait for Me (Marquis Hawkins Remix) (2017) – 1 song, 7 min 11 sec

 

Videos

Endless (2017) – 4 min 28 sec

 

Wait for Me (2017) – 4 min 13 sec

 

Yellow Moon (2017) – 5 min 46 sec

 

Her Dreams – Live at Silent Green in Berlin (2017) – 10 min 48 sec

 

Blessed Messenger – Live practice at home (2017) – 4 min 2 sec

 


Links

These are links to his website, social media, and general information.

These are links to artist pages at popular music players and music stores.

Photo credit: Endless @ Amazon (album cover).