Spinner's Dance

by One Straw

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Released in 1992, One Straw's debut release, "Spinners Dance" is a unique and progressive take on the acoustic / folk idiom. With its roots planted firmly in traditions of Celtic folk music and mythology, One Straw threw away any rule books they may have once stumbled across, with instrumental combinations ranging from the traditional guitar / mandolin / flute / bass etc to include celtic harp, flutes, glockenspiel, whistles, seed pods and whirly tubes. This was all tied together by the powerfully emotive singing of Annie Peterson (nee Deller). One Straw were at the forefront of the permaculture/pagan/wyrd folk movement in early 1990s Australia and remain as original and weird now as they were then.

credits

released January 1, 1992

All tracks arranged by One Straw

Jevan Cole - 6 and 12 String Guitars, Mandolin, Nepalese Singing Bowl
Annie Deller - Vocals, Flute, Alto Recorder, Tin Whistle, Harmonium, Seedpods, Goatskin Drum, Tambourine
Michael Peterson - 6 and 12 String Guitars, Mandolin, Harmonium, Glockenspiel, Spoons, Seedpods
Bill Rodgers - Wooden Flute, Tin Whistle, Celtic Harp, Button Accordian, Melodica, Bodhran, Descant Recorder, Whirly Instrument, Backing Vocals, Darabuka
Steven Stanley - Double Bass, Percussion

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Jamie Hey - Cello

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Meadow Argus QLD, Australia

Meadow Argus is the studio based musical project through which Australian composer, Jevan Cole explores the rich, deep and underlying connections between traditional folk musics, psychedelia, folklore, mythology and environmentalism. Meadow Argus launches into deep space on a seething bed of tape delays, ebows, synths and found sounds. ... more

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