This week, the chill out continues in the land of the long winters. Five artists from the Baltic region provide the heat for this frigid episode of Idyllic music. They are Fauna, Milieu, Sirk, Bersarin Quartett and Margareds. I'm Jim Nye.
We'll begin in the Russian Federation with downtempo quartet Fauna from their Emptiness EP. This is 'Dreamless'
Download this release for free at homework.polarnet.ru or www.myspace.com/faunaproject From his 'Wasted Magic in the Sound' CD, Brian Grainger applies his distinctive style and reinterprets Helsinki-based Badloop's track 'Lumme'
Look to music.download.com/sirk for more Here is Bersarin Quartett's ode to 'St. Petersburg'
Find more www.myspace.com/bersarinquartett We'll close with Polish duo Margareds from their outstanding 'Kingdom of Patience' CD. This is 'Stillborn'
Find more from vocalist Goosia Dziemitko and Red Czerwinski at www.margareds.com or www.myspace.com/margareds Visit the cornershop where you can help support many of the artists you hear on Idyllic Music by buying a song or CD from them. There is also a book corner with where you can browse through 20 great music books including Miles Davis's autobiography and the Trouser Press Guide to Music. And look for all 4 Volumes of The Idyllic Music iMix.
Thanks for listening. I'm Jim Nye.