Spousal duo Wildbirds & Peacedrums create an unearthly, ghostly sound which sounds wholly unlike most other contemporary pop music. If you listen to their excellent new album, Rivers - and you should listen to it - you'll hear Mariam Wallentin's touching, keening vocals. You'll hear an array of percussive sounds; you'll hear drums which keep pace with her words, accent them, guide them, and occasionally fight with them. On some tracks, you'll hear a spectral and beautiful chorus of voices. What you will hear most of all, however, is silence. Wallentin and her husband, Andreas Werliin, realise the value of the chord that is not struck, and the snare that is not hit. Every note on this record, every beat of the drum, feels like a carefully considered interruption of this natural state.
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