hey jim -- i got the versus ep with jane weaver

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this and the Hannah Peel album are real contenders for my never-to-be-compiled best of 2017 list

akm, Wednesday, 28 February 2018 02:38 (three years ago) link

Happy Birthday Jane Weaver!

Mark G, Wednesday, 28 February 2018 10:28 (three years ago) link

one month passes...

Easily in my top 5 favourite records of 2017

Eris (Ross), Wednesday, 4 April 2018 16:37 (three years ago) link

six months pass...

The Silver Globe has gone off the streaming services because of you

Harper Valley CTA-102 (James Redd and the Blecchs), Wednesday, 10 October 2018 13:57 (three years ago) link

eight months pass...

New record out next week titled Loops in the Secret Society. I guess it reworks some of her material from The Silver Globe and Modern Kosmology?

https://janeweaverfire.bandcamp.com/album/loops-in-the-secret-society

☮ (peace, man), Monday, 17 June 2019 13:29 (two years ago) link

four months pass...

Apparently Jane Weaver has a new project called Fenella that just came out today. Haven’t listened yet

sctttnnnt (pgwp), Saturday, 2 November 2019 01:33 (two years ago) link

It's really great, a wonderful stew of various krautrock threads and her own spin on it all. Plus her gorgeous vocals on half of it. It's on her Bandcamp site.

Gerald McBoing-Boing, Saturday, 2 November 2019 18:06 (two years ago) link

Yep, got the vinyl through the post the other day. It's one of those 'reimagined score to an old film' things. Probably my favourite thing of hers since 1992(!) Fenella are doing a very limited number of gigs too performing parts of the record; saw them in Edinburgh a few weeks back.

Jeff W, Saturday, 2 November 2019 18:33 (two years ago) link

I agree it's wonderful. Listening right now and I am pleased there are quite a bit of Jane's vocals. I was expecting a mostly instrumental album. The atmosphere is wonderful.

Did Julian House do the sleeve? It's got that look.

afriendlypioneer, Wednesday, 6 November 2019 15:32 (two years ago) link

“Shard of Glass” sounds like a Colleen track.

sctttnnnt (pgwp), Thursday, 14 November 2019 13:13 (two years ago) link

ten months pass...

New album, new direction: https://janeweaverfire.bandcamp.com/album/flock

Gerald McBoing-Boing, Tuesday, 13 October 2020 13:23 (one year ago) link

Hm.

Ned Raggett, Tuesday, 13 October 2020 17:30 (one year ago) link

Hm, indeed.

Garu’s Got a Rona (James Redd and the Blecchs), Tuesday, 13 October 2020 17:38 (one year ago) link

Produced on a complicated diet of bygone Lebanese torch songs, 1980's Russian Aerobics records and Australian Punk.


I’m in

brimstead, Tuesday, 13 October 2020 17:39 (one year ago) link

On the one hand that sounds great, on the other, I'm going to wait on another song at least.

Ned Raggett, Tuesday, 13 October 2020 17:41 (one year ago) link

My initial reaction is that the "funky" verses reminded me of late 90s Phish. I'm not totally convinced but I'm still re-listening to it and hope for another song soon to help clarify the direction.

📺👁️ (peace, man), Tuesday, 13 October 2020 17:56 (one year ago) link

two months pass...

New single - Heartlow. More of a Lush vibe. Not psychedelic in the vein of Silver Globe or Modern Kosmology, but a little more in tune with her previous work than Revolution of Super Visions was. That song has grown on me a bit since October too.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSb3x-WKLh8

peace, man, Tuesday, 12 January 2021 12:15 (one year ago) link

two months pass...

I didn't like this at first, but now I do.

beard papa, Friday, 19 March 2021 22:38 (ten months ago) link

Every review I've read has really annoyed me. I should just not read those.

beard papa, Friday, 19 March 2021 22:38 (ten months ago) link

I had the same response. Was sort of put off by it for no good reason at first. Maybe I just wasn't in the mood for it. But I listened to it a couple of times today and it's growing on me.

Still not sure if it will really stick, but I can't figure out what it was I didn't like the first time.

sctttnnnt (pgwp), Friday, 19 March 2021 23:38 (ten months ago) link


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