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songs for staying in

songs for staying in

I started collecting tunes for this mix after I heard Alva Noto's "Argonaut Version" in a Quiet Sounds mix. I like that song & wanted it to find a home in a mix.

I stole the title for this mix from a song by The Tumbled Sea, which is next to last in the mix. It just sounded like a good title & it fit with the crappy weather we've been having here.

The mix ends with a sort syrupy tune from Anthony Phillips. It may be a bit too sweet but it's one of those tunes that I have always liked, goes back to college days. I don't know if I was hearing it for the first time now, whether I would like it as much. I'm sure a big part of the song's attraction is its nostalgic significance. Anthony Phillips is the original guitarist for Genesis and back in high school & college I was a HUGE Genesis fan. Actually, I still am, but that was how I came to Phillips' music back then. It was nice to sneak that track into a mix.

Tracklist is in comments.

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T R A C K L I S T :
00:00 Anthony Phillips - Wind-Tales
00:35 Ben Frost - Extortion
02:37 Alva Noto - Argonaut Version
09:20 Rave Degolith - Orchestrated version of Aphex twin's Xtal
13:50 Jan Garbarek & Eleni Karaindrou - Fairytale
15:25 Deaf Center - The day I would neer have
18:00 Julia Kent - Seul, pendant un instant
22:10 Philip Glass - Islands
24:45 Brian McBride - toil theme part 1
26:55 Field Rotation - Acoustic Tale 2
29:25 The Notwist - Jonas
30:50 Akira Kosemura - Hicari
32:30 Dustin O' Halloran - A Great Divide
37:45 David Darling - Darkwood IV
42:25 Antonymes - a heart filled with emptiness
45:00 The Tumbled Sea - A Song for Staying In
49:48 Anthony Phillips - Sleepfall, the geese fly west

Chris_Ambience

I thought this was a particularly nice mix--more mellow, contemplative, a little more intimate . . .

On a separate, unrelated, note. I appreciated your comment about your sentimental connection to Anthony Phillips when objectively you might not think he's as strong a musician. I have some personal connections to music like that, too, where I still enjoy listening to it (for a bit) because of that even though my objective brain says "you know, this isn't particularly good". Kind of like comfort food!

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Thanks for reminding me about this old mix. After your comments on Anthony Phillips I edited the description here to include my notes about him from the original blog post from 8 years ago. A lot of old prog rock is comfort food for me. Cheers!

Andrew Hunter

cool tunes..😎👌

ThePeckerface

nice)))

Bababugga
Bababugga

3rd track is amazing.

The Outpost Show

Nice mix, mate.

green_bars

Aural extacy. you and fatoosan are probably my favourite casters on mixcloud.

dunkerton
dunkerton

Gorgeous! I didn't want it to end!