124. Hue Soundbytes: It's a Brave New Land for Making Music With Raine Hamilton
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Winnipeger Raine Hamilton is no stranger to music: her parents played in a rock band, she's classically trained on the violin, and is a fiddler performing jigging and Celtic music. So, it is no surprise to hear a multitude of styles and genres in her own music. Raine has been busy during the pandemic, releasing her new album a song a month, but also working on a livestream showcase of the entire album Feb. 5th. She performs her new single Brave Land, a lovely atmospheric song to the beauty of our land.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Chamber-folk singer-songwriter Raine Hamilton, along with the other members of her string trio, Quintin Bart and Natanielle Felicitas, is set to release a unique project called Brave Land. We talked about the unique release plans for the LP, an upcoming live-streamed concert this Friday, the weirdness of a concept album about mountains when you’re on the prairies... and much more! This episode brought to you by Devine Shirt Company and Black-Eyed SUZIE. Huge thanks to everyone who supports the podcast on Patreon. You can help out for as little as $1 a month if you like the show and want to throw some change in the guitar case! You can also throw a one-time tip via Buymeacoffee. As always, if you like the podcast, please tell a friend or 20! Rate and review on your podcast player of choice! Word of mouth is still the main way Witchpolice Radio reaches new ears. Thanks for listening!
“Resonant, acoustic chamber folk with an otherworldly edge, and a lyric presence that cuts deep. Prism-clear vocals and strings; A combination of vocal agility and power. AWAKE. LISTENING. PRESENT.”Raine’s new album, Night Sky (March 2018), tips between the earthly and the otherworldly; it is anchored in relatable lived experience, while reaching into the space just beyond, thinning the veil between here and there, affording safe passage to the rough and beautiful places. Raine’s ethereal voice and lyrics are at the forefront of these powerful and relatable tunes, written both in English and in French. Alongside cello + double bass, and with Raine on violin or guitar, these songs have a moving string quartet feel with a cosmic reach.
Guest Raine Hamilton Prairie Songstress Raine Hamilton Raine Hamilton (@rainesongs) on Twitter It’s a quick conversation in a mall food court this week with singer-songwriter Raine Hamilton, right on time for this weekend’s release of “Night Sky”, her fantastic new record of lush, ethereal chamber-folk ballads with cosmic overtones. We talk about the new record – which, honestly, is at the top of my list for best local albums in this relatively young 2018 – and this Saturday’s release show, Raine’s interest in including sign-language interpreters into the way her music is presented, her (at times) bilingual lyrics, and much more! This episode brought to you by Low Cloud – a local, legal online distributor of CBD products. Use our code “CBDWITCH” on their lowcloud.ca website for 15% off your first order. Also brought to you by the CD release show for Ridley Bent and the Killer Tumbleweeds, April 5 at the Park Theatre. Stay tuned for an interview with Ridley on this very podcast in a couple of weeks!
Episode 353 of Folk Roots Radio features an interview with the Winnipeg based singer-songwriter Raine Hamilton, recorded at the 2017 Folk Music Ontario conference. Raine also plays a couple of new songs live for us. Raine Hamilton will release her second album, “Night Sky”, in March 2018. As always, we also check out more of the latest new releases including new music from Carmel Mikol, The Barrel Boys and Be Good Tanyas founder members Jolie Holland & Samantha Parton. Check out the full playlist on the website at http://folkrootsradio.com.