~an adventure in music~and a little fashion~

Do you love music?
This is where I post my music. One of my great loves in life. It's something I cannot be without. Carnival is my place to post what I'm listening to. It's really a blog for me, as I have rather eclectic taste in music and don't really expect many others to be right there with me! However, I do love when someone does find something that speaks to them, as has happened. Now that makes me so happy!
And please do take a peek there, just there above, where it says 'Music and Me' to see why I do.

Wednesday, 27 April 2011

City and Colour.

I cannot explain what this man's voice does to me. Cannot explain why I can listen to it on loop. For days. Or that I will even listen to his other band, the post-hardcore Alexisonfire,  just to hear his voice soar in between other vocalist George Pettit's screaming duties. Perhaps it is something about the clear ringing tones, but also I think it's the way he writes songs. It's the very best, the beauty, of post-hardcore songs, stripped down to their simplest form until it's all about the melody, and the way his voice trips over and around it.
I don't know. But I do love it....


Sunday, 10 April 2011

Ólof Arnalds.

Last autumn I did a post on Ólafur Arnalds, one of my favourite instrumental musicians, and more recently I discovered this lady, his cousin Ólof Arnalds, who instantly reminded me of why I love Nordic music so much.
This video is something else.
I am swept away.

Friday, 8 April 2011

Emilie Lund.

Born in Mora one cold day in the year 1987, raised by former hippies on a farm on the swedish countryside and now making music about looking for love and long lost childhood friends in the city of Stockholm...

Tuesday, 5 April 2011


I just discovered these folks today via Folk Radio Uk,
and I know absolutely nothing about them other than the 
fact that I am totally smitten.....

Monday, 4 April 2011

Haruko Has A Tale To Tell.

Here is something delightful. 
A lady about whom it is difficult to find much information about other than the fact that she is German, Haruko's music has clear echoes of other musicians I have posted here such as Ghost Bees, Mariee Sioux , or even Joanna Newsom, but all with a swooning 60's folk loveliness.
Have a listen and see what you think.

Yes, I think it's time the ladies got a bit more coverage here.
Watch this space for some updates of the girl-ish kind.