#musicmonday : Firefly Burning – We Are Leaves

Filed under “alternative alt-classical classical experimental folk gamelan minimalist post-minimalist Hackney” at Bandcamp. Their Facebook page lists their influences thus: “John Adams, Benjamin Britten, Sufjan Stevens, Steve Reich, PJ Harvey, Joni Mitchell, Wildbirds & Peacedrums, Eska Mtungwazi, Salvatore Sciarrino, Portishead, Underworld, Godspeed, Orbital, Nina Nastasia, Odetta yeah!”

It’s warbly-vocalled folky experimentalism with the emphasis very much on voice and percussion, overlaid with strings and all sorts of noises. It reminds me of a cross between Steelye Span and In The Nursery via Pram. I just listened to it five times in a row. 

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Here’s the In The Nursery track I was thinking of:

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