Listen Outside On The Radio: Water

Our final summer special for Radio Six International was water-themed. Water is life, not just in the technical, scientific sense, but also in the metaphorical sense. Rivers are the stories of our lives and the open sea is both doubt and freedom.

Жива вода – Illaria

Lazily unfolding ecstatically spiritual dance from Ukraine (Facebook/Soundcloud/Website)

Open Sea – TOSCA BEAT

Classical, operatic vocals and sweeping atmospheric music from the Slovenian ESC 2017 National Final act. (Facebook/Website)

Rising Tides – Valparaiso feat. Phoebe Killdeer & Howe Gelb

A haunting and menacing duet with a touch of noir to it. (Facebook/Website)

Run To The River – Boggie

Reflective acoustic pop from former Hungarian ESC representative. (Facebook/Website)

Ngurr (Rain Song) – Kardajala Kirridarra

A creative collective of indigenous Australian women create trancendentally timeless music. (Facebook/Soundcloud)

River – Angeelia

Beautiful, warmly romantic, ambient pastoral pop from Estonia. (Facebook/Soundcloud)

Rain – Basalt

A very special and delicate piece of music from the Syrian trio who have made Vienna their home. (Facebook)

Half Seas Over – Amini

Just sharp enough to be delicious, it’s twee indie pop from the Norwegian duo. (Facebook/Soundcloud)

The Lake – Galley Beggar

Is it proggy folk, or folky prog? It’s great either way. (Facebook/Website)

Hot Water – King Gizzard & The Lizzard Wizzard

Chugging psych from the best-worst band name in history. (Website/Bandcamp)

Oceans of Love – Hana Oceans

Pleasantly complex Swedish electropop (Facebook/Website/Soundcloud)

Rivers – Polaroid3

Intense and thoughtful French orchestral indie pop. (Facebook/Bandcamp/Soundcloud)

Bitter Water – The Oh Hellos

Sunny bluegrass which almost sounds like it was recorded outdoors. (Facebook/Website/Bandcamp)

Rain In Soho – The Mountain Goats

Appropriately gloomy song from a concept album about Goths. (Website)

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