New Music for 2017: Long-Time Favourite Artists

2017 has been shit in a lot of ways, but not with regards to music.

I’ve always considered myself rather modest and minimal when it comes to my consumption of music.

True, I have music playing from almost the moment I wake each day until about half an hour after I close my eyes for bed.  Every night, I listen in the dark to a sleep mix I’ve created to help lull me off to dreamland.

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“And All the Light Will Be”: A review of Enya’s Dark Sky Island

Enya - Dark Sky IslandI’ve always been drawn to, for lack of a better term, the darker side of Enya.

For almost 20 years, the Irish, New Age singer has enchanted the world with her lush, solo melodies – songs that celebrate the wonders of the natural and celestial worlds; the siren call of adventure; the strength of the human spirit in withstanding adversity; the thrumming heart of love in its myriad forms; and the wonder and mystery of God.

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