Posts Tagged: Alicia Merz

Birds of Passage ~ The Death of Our Invention

Alicia Merz cultivates wilderness within vulnerability. The New Zealand singer-songwriter known as Birds of Passage pens faded folk frayed by silvery drones, attic songs whispered while one’s parents quarrel downstairs. But The Death of Our Invention doesn’t sag with what’s

Birds of Passage ~ The Death of Our Invention

Alicia Merz cultivates wilderness within vulnerability. The New Zealand singer-songwriter known as Birds of Passage pens faded folk frayed by silvery drones, attic songs whispered while one’s parents quarrel downstairs. But The Death of Our Invention doesn’t sag with what’s

Birds of Passage ~ This Kindly Slumber

This Kindly Slumber is Alicia Merz’s third outing as Birds of Passage. It is kindly, for awhile, but it bears the thorn of sorrow, too. Hopes and dreams lay beside the pavement; they’ve taken such a battering that they seem unresponsive, left for

Birds of Passage ~ This Kindly Slumber

This Kindly Slumber is Alicia Merz’s third outing as Birds of Passage. It is kindly, for awhile, but it bears the thorn of sorrow, too. Hopes and dreams lay beside the pavement; they’ve taken such a battering that they seem unresponsive, left for

Premiere: Birds of Passage – “The Numinous Place”

A Closer Listen is proud to present the world premiere of a new track by Alicia Merz aka Birds of Passage entitled “The Numinous Place.” You might remember Merz from Dear and Unfamiliar,  her fabulous collaboration with Leonardo Rosado.  Released on

Premiere: Birds of Passage – “The Numinous Place”

A Closer Listen is proud to present the world premiere of a new track by Alicia Merz aka Birds of Passage entitled “The Numinous Place.” You might remember Merz from Dear and Unfamiliar,  her fabulous collaboration with Leonardo Rosado.  Released on

Brother Sun, Sister Moon ~ Brother Sun, Sister Moon

Collaborative projects are tricky beasts at the best of times. Just a few years ago, they would consist of two, three or more musicians sitting in a room together and hoping something would spark. More recently, there’s been no need

Brother Sun, Sister Moon ~ Brother Sun, Sister Moon

Collaborative projects are tricky beasts at the best of times. Just a few years ago, they would consist of two, three or more musicians sitting in a room together and hoping something would spark. More recently, there’s been no need

Birds of Passage & I’ve Lost ~ I Was All You Are

The cover of I Was All You Are says it all: blinding sunshine, dried weeds, a woman walking alone.  Alicia Merz (Birds of Passage) seems to have been raised in haziness, forever existing just a bit out of focus.  When

Birds of Passage & I’ve Lost ~ I Was All You Are

The cover of I Was All You Are says it all: blinding sunshine, dried weeds, a woman walking alone.  Alicia Merz (Birds of Passage) seems to have been raised in haziness, forever existing just a bit out of focus.  When