Stream to the River, the regular playlist feature on We Could See To The River, is back for the new year. No theme this month, just a quick survey of some of the fun stuff that’s out there. What are you looking forward to musically in 2022?
As regular visitors to We Could See To The River will know, this is a site that champions brand new music. However, that doens’t mean that over the course of a year, old songs didn’t turn up that were ‘new’ to my ears. This is a playlist that captures the best of those ‘new’ songs.Continue reading “STREAM TO THE RIVER #11 : NEW OLD SONGS”
At the start of the 2021, I set myself a new year’s resolution / lockdown project to listen to 50 albums released this year. We could see to the river is the way I tried to keep myself honest to completion. However, armed with a streaming account and my headphones, it’s been a great experienceContinue reading “STREAM TO THE RIVER : 40TRACKSFOR2021”
Time for a new playlist. This stream to the river focuses mostly on guitars, and in places, is a little hazy.
It’s a bumper playlist this month to reflect the listening that I’ve been doing for FOLKTEMBER. I’ve been learning that although the British and Irish Folk scene is pretty much as it always is, full of very talented musicians producing the goods with incredible technique, there’s still potential for exploration and experimentation. I’ve tried toContinue reading “STREAM TO THE RIVER #9: FOLKTEMBER”
This is the latest playlist in the Stream to the River series. If I tried it out over summer and liked it, it made the list. It’s mostly jazzy and selected from suggestions from the algorithm, but it still had to have the human touch.
The lastest stream to the river playlist is a full festival experience condensed into 51 minutes. Woozy afternoons, big headliners, heavy beats and sunrise epiphanies, all there in less than an hour. Bring your own cider and takeout van.
Time for a new playlist. This one is mostly inspired by the collective shiver that comes when a brand new great song gets played on the radio. I still believe in public service broadcasting.
‘I know I’m not really your favourite person, but you’re mine.’ Taking that lyric as the starting point, this playlist for is based around the best songs from Spring 2021 that deal in many different types of heartbreak.
The new Stream to the River playlist is instrumentals only, reflecting the range and power of instrumental music released in the last 3 months. Hope you enjoy.