Country of origin:
Type of music generally:
Most recent release, upwelling (2004)
Intriguing and genuinely experimental but not difficult music. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Recommended first album:
and Making Waves
2004—Rose Street Music—RSR-1001-2
See Rose Street Music site for availability
Irina Rivkin—vocals, vocal percussion
Irina Rivkin's music is a nice mix of a cappella tunes and full-band compositions. She's got a warm, passionate voice that suits both kinds of songs. She mixes personal songs (like "Ya eyo lublu, I love her") with political ones like "See Through Bush"(George, not Kate obviously). "Hold the Moment" poignantly speaks of not being able to still time. Ironically songs are one of our means of holding the moment, like musical snapshots of feelings and events. upwelling is full of moments, captured for us by a gifted singer and writer. (email@example.com)
Thanks to Anna Maria Stjärnell for work on this entry.
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