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Wildly Idle (Humble Before The Void)

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Václav Pata
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Václav Pata the album reminds me of both KLF and Cale's and Eno's Wrong Way Up.
Meg Duffy adds a lot of her own and makes the sound personal. Most songs sound honest with a little bit of coolness added to them. Her sensitive lyrics make every song a love song. Favorite track: Nite Life.
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beg_sur textures and layers sonic bliss Favorite track: Sun Beholds Me.
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R "Flower Glass" is one of the songs that I keep finding myself humming at odd moments... Favorite track: Flower Glass.
Rchl Hrtmn
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Rchl Hrtmn In love with this album. "In Between," "Flower Glass" and "Sun Beholds Me" are highlights.
Bryan Lovett
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Bryan Lovett Ambient Country? Serene Americana? "Actress" on repeat wandering through the blooming April desert. "All The While" on the porch on a calm Sunday morning.
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"Meg Duffy, aka Hand Habits, is a singer, songwriter and guitarist from Upstate New York. She has been putting her time in on the road and in the studio over the past two years with pacific northwest band Mega Bog, and the Kevin Morby Band, making an impression on everyone she comes across with her natural charisma and uncharted talent as a multi-instrumentalist. But let Wildly Idle (Humble Before The Void) be her open invitation to the world to step inside and take a much deeper look into who Duffy actually is. Tracked in an Upstate New York living room, then finished in her current home in Los Angeles - it is appropriate that this album was recorded by Meg herself - for Meg, who has an acute ear for detail, has touched every corner, has seen every vision 'til its end. Because of this, Wildly Idle feels incredibly intimate, like a secret between her and the listener. It hits soft, like warm water, and before you know it it is all around you - a bath, and Meg's whisper has made its way inside you. Like many bedroom-debuts before it (Microphones, Jessica Pratt, Little Wings, Grouper) let this be the first of many to come, for Meg has music in her touch - and this is only the beginning. But let us not look to the future now, but instead stand alongside her, our trust in her will, both humble before the void, with her first chorus as the mission statement; 'hold you like a flower, hold you like an hour glass'."- Kevin Morby

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released February 10, 2017

Woodsist Records

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