#claraengel

Clara Engel - I Wear Your Coat video

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Time is a putty in your grizzled claw
Old feathered devil you are
You’ve been kind to me before
So, throw me some good scraps, I’m a hungry wolf
Let me out of this cage
Let me run around the glowing lake
Until the morning comes
and I’ll be on my way...
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#newsong #newsongfragment #art #blues #folk #experimentalmusic #singer #wolves #time #claws #homerecording #nonbinary #diyordie #indieartist #claraengel #claraengelmusic
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Album artwork for The Bethlehem Tapes Vol II, phase one completed yesterday!
I will be posting higher resolution imagery and more in depth updates on my Patreon page, if you want to look me up on there.
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#formless #formlessmotherofforms #ink #floating #blackandwhite #red #drawing #nature #nonbinaryartist #claraengel #claraengelmusic #thebethlehemtapesvolume2 #albumart #blues #folkart #artsong #experimentalmusic #patreoncreator #diymusician #diyartist #bandcampartist #torontoartist #torontomusician #painting
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Working out the supporting guitar and vocals for “At Night They Race Through The Stars” from The Bethlehem Tapes Vol II.
Going into the studio on Thursday to start mixing and overdubbing. If you want to receive a download as soon as the album is ready, and/or have access to more behind-the-scenes imagery, please check out the link to my Patreon in my bio.
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#dronefolk #poetry #guitarist #behindthescenes #makinganewalbum #minimalist #holyblues #folknoir #luminous #cerberus #houndofhades #celtichounds #guitarist #vocalist #artistsoninstagram #blackandwhite #claraengel
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“If you were the restless sea and I the steadfast stone,
You the waving kelp above, I the bleaching bones...”
- Liam Weldon “Via Extasia” arranged and performed by Landless
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#draw #drawing #artistsoninstagram #brushpen #copicpen #albumart #multidisciplinary #claraengel #formisemptiness #seeds #roots #liamweldon #viaextasia #acappella #irishmusic #scottishmusic #landless #traditionalmusic #oldfolkmusic
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“Hand over hand up the lifeline
Luckily the knots stay tied
Silhouettes of the two of us climbing
Climbing up a rope on fire...”
-Mark Sandman (Morphine)
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#marksandman #marksandmanbass #sandman #morphinetheband #morpheus #caricature #sketchbook #claraengel #morphineband #drawingfaces #brushpen #copicpens #pentelpocketbrush
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Pst...reminder that the discount code "groke" will get you 20% off all of my music on bandcamp, until the end of 2018 (four more days!) See link in bio, or: claraengel.bandcamp.com
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#bandcamp #groke #claraengel #diymusician #diyartist #independentmusicians #independentartist #minimalistholyblues #folknoir #slowcore #poetryandmusic #metaphysical #thegroke #gpoy #holidayblues
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Feeling magnanimous after a really satisfying show last night, and have a new Bandcamp discount code: “groke” — use it and get 20% off all my music til the end of 2018. claraengel.bandcamp.com
(& check out my #edwardgorey 📅 calendar)
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#groke #thegroke #midwinter #bandcamp2018 #claraengel #folknoir #folknouveau #experimentalmusic #artsong #blues #gpoy #stripes #moominlandmidwinter #tovejansson #artistsoninstagram #musiciansofinstagram
Thanks so much to @m3aganw for capturing this! 🐙
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#tectonic #timpani #poetry #livemusictoronto #claraengel #burdocktoronto
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Cyclical guitar incantation of sorts. Resting my voice after a long practice this afternoon. Show tomorrow night (21st) at @burdockbrewery 6pm.
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#guitarist #newmusic #torontomusic #spacey #earthquakerdevices #reverb #claraengel #torontoartists #torontoarts #supportlocalmusic
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Quieting my mind by finishing something I started a long time ago, & listening to Jonathan Hering’s album “Carmina Chromatico” (find it on Bandcamp, it’s wonderful). I will share a high res scan of this drawing on my Patreon page when it’s done, see link in bio if you’re interested.
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#drawing #fungi #ink #textures #visualart #claraengel #renaissancemusic #diy #newmusic #thomastallis #jonathanhering
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A new minimalist documentary about my recent US tour is up on my Patreon page! (See link in bio)
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Right now the video is visible to patrons only -- it'll be publicly visible after the weekend. (A membership of $1 per month gives access to all posts... and helps make future tours and albums more possible!)
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Very pleased with how the doc turned out. It is lo-fi but has a real flow and mood... & features excerpts of several unreleased songs (Metamorphosis, At Night They Race Through The Stars, Baba Yaga) as well as some behind the scenes un-glamorous travel moments 😉
All footage was impressively captured by tour manager/organisational mastermind Ander Swift on their phone, and I edited it.
Thanks for reading,
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#shortfilm #blackandwhite #independentartist #patreoncreator #claraengel #claraengelmusic #postpunk #minimalism #punk #folklore #cinepoem #chanson #fado #blues #experimentalmusic #diymusician #diyordie #touringmusician #surrealism #poetry #art #whatisagenre #genrequeer #metamorphosis #babayaga #heavenandhell #roadmovie
#latergram from gig at Greenpoint Gallery in Brooklyn last week
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#shadows #art #claraengel
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Last night at @madtropical
Playing at @greenpointgallery this eve, 9pm!
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#touringmusician #independentartist #poetryandmusic #claraengel #brooklynshows #plants #livemusic #art
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How long can we stay here?
Is there a seed that will birth a new world?
Why don’t we ask that witch in the desert
If she still lives there, if she still lives at all
(I don’t know)
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#newsong #claraengel #jamestiptreejr #furiosa #scifi #newfolkmusic #surreal #folklore #climatechange #desert
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Pre-tour Bandcamp sale!
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Times are perennially tight, but I decided that it's high time I spread my wings and played for people outside of my home city again. Off to the U.S. in less than 2 weeks!
If you like my music now is an opportune moment to buy it. 😉
(Link in bio)
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#poetryandmusic #darkmusic #bandcamp #postpunk #pantheism #art #blackandwhite #folk #experimentalmusic #singer #guitarist #slowcore #strangemusic #heavyquietmusic #claraengel
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Upcoming micro tour!!! Touring is exciting, but also costly for independent artists like me -- if you'd like to help out a little:

I have a pre-tour discount code on my Bandcamp, enter
"breath_of_frost" (no quotation marks)
and you'll get 10% off all my music until the end of November: https://claraengel.bandcamp.com

and there's also Patreon!
https://www.patreon.com/user?u=489459 🖤
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#microtour #independentartist #posterart #slowcore #folknoir #minimalistholyblues #diymusician #diyartist #undergroundmusic #duende #wabisabi #claraengel #deeplistening #poetry
@clara.engel.music has brought cd's to sell! #coffeeandpoetry #coffeeshop #livemusic #claraengel #fullofbeans
Tomorrow (Saturday Oct 27th) I will be playing some songs at @fullofbeansroastery between 3 and 4 pm. First gig with my new guitar! 🌠
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#torontoartist #torontoshows
#torontoarts #claraengel #soloperformance #coffeehousemusic #slowcore #reverb #poetryandmusic
Poster-in-progress for my Solstice show (Dec 21 at Burdock).
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#dog #space #art #workinprogress #drawanyway #claraengel #ink #planets #solstice #themoon #visualart #fox #moon #drawing #drawinganimals #brushpen
On vocal rest for probably another week. Drawing and listening to Zeal and Ardor and refraining from speaking til I have to go in and speak for 4 hrs at my day job. Decided to start working on some posters. Here is a cartoon version of me that I may use for my Nov/Dec US mini-tour. .
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#cartoon #posterart #visualart #claraengel #minimalistholyblues #indiemusic #indieartist #keeponkeepingon #brushpen #zealandardor #metal #folk #chambermusic #artsong #poetryandmusic
Just released a new album (link in bio) planning a little US tour in Nov/Dec, about to begin recording a new instrumental album for a really neat label in Japan, and saving up to be able to finish properly mixing a collection of songs recorded last Spring. Also playing 2 shows in TO this month! Feeling a tad overstretched, as I'm just one human bean, not a machine. If you're interested in supporting my endeavours (and receiving downloads of all subsequent releases!) please check out my Patreon (instagram hates links so you'll need to copy and paste the url)
https://www.patreon.com/user?u=489459
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#guitarist #art #artistsoninstagram #independentartist #diymusician #independentmusicians #newalbum #claraengel #newguitar #androgynous #patreoncreator #portraiture #bandcamp #creativeprocess #undergroundmusic #poetryandmusic #claraengel #minimalistholyblues #crépusculaire #chanson #postpunk #jimjarmusch #downbylaw
Inktober no. 2

#inktober #automaticdrawing #bigmood #brushpen #microns #claraengel #familyportrait #surreal
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She had been dreaming of
Insects and operations
Lock feelers with me, my love
Draw closer your exoskeleton
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#kafka #howlsmovingcastle #surreal #claraengel #poetry #songwriter
New album "A Shore Far From Any Prison" is now up for pre-order -- see link in my profile.
🍃☀🐺
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#newalbum #bandcamp #ashorefarfromanyprison #claraengel #folknoir #mininalist #holyblues #guitarist #singer #poet #toronto #shadow #liminal #lofi #musicfordreams #diymusician #independentartist #musiciansofinstagram #artistsoninstagram #foliage #garden #nonbinary #homerecording #autumnal
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My last payment from all streaming services combined was a pittance. Spotify and all the other streaming services are truly abysmal for artists like me. Bandcamp is great, and so is Patreon! If you like the work of an independent artist, please find them on one of those sites rather than exclusively streaming their work. ❤

image is a still from "Judex" by Georges Franju
Aside: judex is latin for "judge" and I feel confident in my judgement of all of these business people profiting off the work of artists who can barely make enough money for food and rent. Also wouldn't it be nice to wander into the costume ball of your rich nemesis and exact an elegant form of vengeance. (It's a great film, you should watch it.)
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#judex #georgesfranju #costumeball #vengeance #birds #claraengel #bandcamp #patreon #independentartist #blackandwhite
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Idumea
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#oldfolkmusic #hymn #sacredharp #idumea #folknoir #blues #experimentalmusic #claraengel #blackshipsatethesky #shirleycollins #davidtibet #marcalmond #earthquakerdevices #homerecording #independentartist
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This photo by @ilysaenfields will be the cover image of my next album, a collection of 5 new songs for voice and guitar, due out on October 1st. See the link in my bio for a glimpse of what's to come.
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#newalbum #newmusic #poetry #ecology #underwater #surreal #lofi #indieartist #photography #blues #seacreatures #water #portraiture #folknoir #apocalypticfolk #planetarium #jellyfish #claraengel #nonbinary #experimentalmusic #guitarist #artistsoninstagram
#ink #doodles #monsters #yokai #claraengel #sketchbook
“Oh my god/the water’s cold and formless/oh my god it’s all around” - The Low Anthem
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#ink #art #drawing #formless #brushpen #claraengel #thelowanthem #ohmygodcharliedarwin
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My new instrumental release, ELEVEN PASSAGES is out today on my Bandcamp page (see link in bio!)
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Originally released on Polar Seas Recordings on cd-r and digipak.
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#atmosphericmusic #guitarist #ambient #otherworldly #fieldrecordings #experimentalmusic #blues #folk #paulcelan #haroldbudd #lorenconnors #fingerstyleguitar #folklore #selkies #avantgarde #lullabies #lofi #diymusician #quietmusic #claraengel #newalbum #inkdrawing #brushpen #indiaink #pantheism #mysteriumtremendum
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I've always wanted to do a show in a coffee house, and here is my chance. My only Autumn gjg in TO, an afternoon show, one month from today. ☕🍃🎵🔥
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#posters #posterdesign #art #octopus #toronto #coffeehouse #claraengel #torontoart #torontoartist #torontomusic #folknoir #deeplistening #atmosphericmusic
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#art #doodle #sketchbook #alienation #blob #ink #claraengel #cartoon #artistsoninstagram
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lodestar has vanished from the heavens
lungs and heart and brain toil on in darkness
the sound of a theremin
of sirens beckoning
miles under the sea another world is glowing
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Lyric excerpt from the new album I'm currently mixing. To help me finish making it & receive a download as soon as it's released, see the link in my bio.
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Photo: otherworldly moss in the Eastern Townships of Quebec.
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#art #music #organisms #moss #claraengel #independentartist #diymusician #poetry #guitarist #folk #artsong #minimalistholyblues #patreon #theremin #sirens #odyssey #lodestar #underwater #solace #poem #photography #originalart #poet #singer #canadianartist
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you want to grow up, grow up and be someone
eat your way, baby, like a worm in the world
plant a garden, sow your seed
til your meat body is dust and your kingdoms fall
and new kingdoms rise
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(verse of "Microgods of all the Subatomic Worlds" from the album "Songs for Leonora Carrington," originally released by Wist Rec).
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#fungi #mushrooms #subatomic #photography #artistsoninstagram #claraengel #mortality #forests #surrealism #leonoracarrington #poetry
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sunset spun
with spider's thread
pathway paved
with watermelon seeds
tell me when
to take the blindfold off
which part of the story
to believe
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#poetry #spiders #spiderweb #photography #claraengel #artistsoninstagram #claraengelmusic
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O GREAT DESERT BUG WANDERER BLOWING BUBBLES INTO EMPTY SPACE...
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If you enjoy the music and art that I share on here please take a moment to check out my Patreon page (link in bio)! I appreciate all of you who buy my music and come to my shows so much -- thank you for helping me continue existing and doing this.
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#originalart #drawing #drawingoftheday #claraengel #experimentalmusic #songwriter #poetry #surrealism #patreon #independentartist #independentmusic #quietmusic #heavyquietmusic #sungpoetry #fantastical #inkart #visualart #nonbinaryartist #undergroundmusicians
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Is anybody there?
bright bouquet, gone to seed
clasped in rigid hands
a flowering decree
(give it to me now)

reverberate, my dear
wax and wane with me
a confession without words
a lacerated melody
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(new song fragment)
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#newsongfragment #poetry #songwriter #guitarist #singer #indieartist #claraengel #flowers #folkmusic #artfolk #rolandbarthes #reverb #singing #fingerstyleguitar #stark #minimalism #deepsong #virginiawoolf #ecstatic #transformation #blues #nonbinary #diyartist
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Hey 👋
If you enjoy the music and art that I share on here, and you want to help me to continue making more, please check out my patreon page (link in bio)!
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#artistsoninstagram #independentmusic #inkdrawing #micron #brushpen #indiaink #claraengel #creatures #unconsciousmind #surreal #drawing #visualart #patreon #undergroundartist #diymusician #poetry #monsters
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Meet me at the abandoned planetarium
Glittering dome, cobwebbed and echoing
Orion, delphinus, cancer, phoenix, all fading
Constellations burn out
I could never find them anyway
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#planetarium #cowboysong #folksong #workinprogess #abandonedbuilding #toronto #newmusic #claraengel #constellations #stars #escape #darkcountrymusic #sadcowboysong #firefly #afterneath #cowboysinspace #cosmos
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Current mood after launching my Patreon page...see link in bio 🌠
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(Illustration by Edward Gorey)
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#patreon #claraengel #independentartist #musicandart #diymusician #diytillidie #darkness #deepsong #experimentalmusic #songwriter #folkmusic #poetry #multidisciplinary
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Bloody roots of a flowering sky
You can fry my third eye
With your fingers of flame
Touch me and dissolve my mind
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#art #ink #brushpen #kuretake #micronpen #claraengel #indreams #flowers #unconsciousmind #drawanyway #eyes
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Inner world
Outer world
All the same to me
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#ink #sketchbook #drawing #claraengel #artistsoninstagram #birds #lonesome #fantastical #gothicfolk #folklore #folkart #micronsakura #brushpen #nature #ecology #anatomy #strange
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TONIGHT
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Joyful Joyful: 7:30
Clara Engel: 8:30
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#toronto #torontoartistsofinstagram #torontiartists #localartist #torontomusic #torontomusicscene #torontomusician #hogtown #dreamymusic #folkmusic #avantgarde #songwriting #hymns #tranzacclub #earlyshow #claraengel #joyfuljoyful #bliss #despair #duende #wabisabi
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A shore far from any prison
A name that changes with the season
A snake glides in and out of its skin
A pack of silver wolves comes down the mountain
In the evening
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#newsongfragment #poetry #guitarist #diymusician #independentartist #snakes #wolves #renewal #reverb #blues #minimalism #ecstaticdespair #bliss #seasons #claraengel #torontoartist
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Race with me to the sheer blue cliffs
We’ll make a fire as daylight fades
Words break down, hearts flounder and drown
Embers ascend into singing flames
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#claraengel #singer #guitarist #nonbinary #artistsoninstagram #toronto #newsong #poetry #deeplistening #sungpoetry #artsong #folkmusic #workinprogress
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“Poison us with fairy dust”
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From my new EP “In the Fog” (see link in bio)
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#incantation #eerie #creepy #haunting #lofimusic #fieldrecording #visualart #dark #faefolk #fairytale #experimentalmusic #claraengel #nonbinaryartist #inkdrawing #undergroundmusic #diymusic #freakfolk
💜💜 Tiempo de actualizar el #playlist. La propuesta llega de la mano de la cantante canadiense #ClaraEngel. Si estás buscando sonidos frescos y nuevos, no debes dejarlo pasar. 💜💜 Disfrutalo en www.zonenights.com #new #newmusicalert #newsounds #songs #women #singer #songwriter #alternative #bedroom #lofi #melancholy #toronto #canada
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Next (and only!) upcoming show is June 30th ~ sharing a bill with the scintillatingly lovely Joyful Joyful.
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I just released a new EP called "In the Fog." https://claraengel.bandcamp.com/album/in-the-fog

The atmosphere makes me think of the fairy-tale film noir The Night of the Hunter, though that wasn't a conscious intention when I was making the recording. I recorded it at home with my field recorder, and Mitchell Girio mastered it for me at The Slow Cooker. It features mostly electric guitar, with some vocals here and there. The mood is dusk, swamps, indistinct edges...all objects and beings alive with luminous aspects and frequencies that are drowned out by the harsh light of day.
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#fog #swamp #luminous #lofi #improvmusic #chamberblues #avantgarde #experimental #claraengel #nightofthehunter #filmnoir #fairytales #folklore #albumart #drone #ambient #americanprimitive #ethereal #earthy #albumart #coil #johnfahey #lorenconnors #haroldbudd
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"In the Fog"
New release up on Bandcamp
(see link in bio).
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"The sad eyed chameleon
volcano grey
sits on his rock
on a thundery day
grey is his coat
and grey is his heart
grey-eyed chameleon
in deep grey thought"
- Derek Jarman
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#lofi #slowcore #electricguitar #greysky #folk #fog #ambient #ambientmusic #improvisedmusic #freakfolk #postpunk #minimalistholyblues #inkart #visualart #folkart #fairytales #sylph #spiders #quietmusic #claraengel #torontoartists #derekjarman #chroma #musicandart #artistsoninstagram #musiciansofinstagram
If you enjoy the music and art that I share online and you want to support what I do, please consider purchasing some of my work directly from me! I don't do the whole Patreon thing, but I have a lot of work up on Bandcamp:
https://claraengel.bandcamp.com
(digital, cds, vinyl, tapes, risograph and giclée prints). What I do exists on a weird island between experimental and traditional -- it makes labels wary of taking me on for the most part (I am either too much of a conventional songwriter, or not enough of one, depending on one's politics). From my own perspective I make work from a largely unconscious place, I don't like to analyze my "genre" and I'm not interested in deliberately tailoring it to the aesthetic appetites of the day... that would be depressing and alienating. Anyways, thanks for reading and listening. xc
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#artistsoninstagram #art #musician #visualart #songwriter #songpoems #inkdrawing #diyartist #indieartist #blog #candid #gothicfolk #folk #artsongs #deepsong #ambient #notambient #minimalistholyblues #forests #oceans #poetry #poetryandmusic #guitarist #claraengel
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Sick day with a fox.
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#drawings #draw #claraengel #fox #foxes #animals #illustration #nap #pyjamas #polkadot #cutefox #cartoon #sketchbook #torontoartists #brushpen #microns
Honoured to be performing with this talented group tomorrow night On Sunday May 20th singer songwriter Clara Engel slips into town for a holy night with the poets at La Vitrola.
Featuring spoken word sensation Hoda Adra
Deep and evocative words from Shannon Webb-Campbell
Guitarist John Triangles Stuart and
Clara playing her minimalist holy blues/folk noir
It all takes place
Sunday May 20th
at La Vitrola,
4602 boul. St-Laurent, Montreal
Doors open 8PM; show 9PM
$6 or PWYC
You can catch work by Clara Engel at https://claraengel.bandcamp.com/

Shannon Webb-Campbell is a Mi’kmaq poet, writer, and critic based in Montreal. Her first book, Still No Word (2015) was the inaugural recipient of Egale Canada’s Out In Print Award. She was Canadian Women In the Literary Arts Critic-in-Residence in 2014 and defended Bearskin Diary by Carol Daniels for CBC Radio’s Turtle Island Reads in 2017. She currently sits on CWILA’s Board of Directors.
Hoda Adra would have liked to be a carrier pigeon, but circumstances were such that words were what carried her away. Born in Lebanon, raised in Saudi Arabia and adopted by Montreal, this triangle inspires her first spoken word album "La liberté des sens", a rhythmical account of an Arab female body crossing worlds way too fast (with music by Tyler Fitzmaurice and Greg Debicki). Hoda currently represents the Montreal francophone slam team and is Quebec's Grand Slam silver medallist. She is also a proud alumna of the Banff Centre's Spoken Word Program. Listen to her album here:
www.h-o-d-a.bandcamp.com

John "Triangles" Stuart is quite simply a guitar player.

The Words & Music Show is Canada's longest running literature and music show. Launched in 2000, it features poets, musicians. writers and performers from Montreal, across Canada and internationally. It is sponsored by the Quebec Writers' Federation, CKUT 90.3FM, the Casa del Popolo and Wired on Words.

For more information, interviews etc., write to the

poets@wiredonwords.com
#spokenwordpoetry #poetry #performance #diy #montreal #mileend #lavitrola #blues #improvisation #guitar #claraengel #doom #dark #music #Mi’kmaq #firstnations #decolonize
My dear friend Clara, in her element. Can't wait to do the same in Ireland 🤔😋😊 Do me a favour and check her music out on Bandcamp under "Clara Engel"
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Photo by @fiazfarrelly / www.fiazfarrelly.com
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#toronto #bnw #bnw_planet #thesix #6ix #scarboroughbluffs #claraengel #postcardsfromthe6 #silhouette #city_explore #citylife #slowdown #shoot2kill #fiazfarrelly #slaythegram #streetsoftoronto #street_photo #iger_toronto #igers #toronto_ig #bnw_globe #bnw_magazine #bnw_captures #bnw_society #musicphotography #originalmusic #depthobsessed #depthoffield
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Playing “Raven” from my album “Ashes and Tangerines” with a slide.
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“Said the raven to the boy
I want your pretty little heart destroyed
Of all the birds that I could be, look at the goddamn bird that the lord made me
I don’t sing for love, for the boys and girls
I sing for the wretched of this world...”
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#slideguitar #singersongwriter #folknoir #gothicblues #raven #reverb #claraengel #torontoartist #torontomusician #slowcore #edgarallanpoe #fables #underground #ashesandtangerines
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Covering a song that has been played by a great number of artists, but the first version I ever heard (and still my favourite) is by Clarence Ashley.
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#clarenceashley #hobartsmith #docwatson #bobdylan #janisjoplin #townesvanzandt #thecuckoo #anthologyofamericanfolkmusic #smithsonianfolkways #smithsonian #americanfolkmusic #folkwaysrecords #claraengel
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Hey Toronto, I have a solo show coming up next weekend! May 12th. 8pm is when music starts, and it'll be done at 9. (Actual early show!)
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Next weekend is also TCAF! It'll be a solid weekend of music and art 😁 .
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#torontoartists #torontoshows #claraengel #folknoir #minimalistholyblues #posterart #tcaf #thedockonqueen #eastendarts #songwriter #poetryandmusic #guitarist #vocalist #poet #heavyquietmusic #medievalblues #tonepoems #artsongs #darknessandlight #musicofthespheres #musicforfilm
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Imaginary Conversation.
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#inkdrawing #visualart #brushpens #microns #unconscious #automaticdrawing #claraengel #birds
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The Grudge.
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#inkdrawing #drawings #drawanyway #doodle #cartoons #weirdart #brushpen #micronpen #claraengel
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Three fates
stranded, hungry, bone-tired
Awaken wild-eyed in the cold clear night
No one is wrong
No one is right
No one survives
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A fragment from “Rise Up, Leviathan” - a song off my recent home recorded release (see link in bio, the EP is called “How Do You Mourn?”)
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#leviathan #threefates #gothiccountry #earthquakerdevices #poetry #deepsong #songfragment #independentartist #diymusician #claraengel
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#tbt to ink & digital art from 5 years ago.
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#art #visualart #ink #digitalart #self #persona #myhumangetsmeblues #claraengel #draw
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https://claraengel.bandcamp.com/album/how-do-you-mourn

I just released this. Two home-recorded songs for voice and electric guitar. A magic realist elegy (How Do You Mourn?) and a spectral rambling gothic-country thing (Rise Up, Leviathan)

Enjoy, if you'd like.

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#diy #lofi #bedroomrecording #magicrealism #gothiccountry #elegy #minimalfolk #art #music #experimentalmusic #outsider #claraengel #weirdcanada #grief #yearofmagicalthinking #ost #musicforfilm
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I just added the remaining physical copies of "Songs For Leonora Carrington" to my Bandcamp merch page: https://claraengel.bandcamp.com/album/songs-for-leonora-carrington
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Limited ed CD-R, plus a 20-page booklet with watercolour renderings of Carrington's works by Manfred Naescher.
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Features wonderful contributions from @driftingvoid and @_cares as well as others who are not on instagram (Paul Kolinski on drums! Mitch Girio on bass!)
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This album+booklet was released and given this lovely form by Dublin/Berlin based label, Wist. Ed.
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#watercolour #leonoracarrington #claraengel #limitededition #artobject #surreal #visualart #zine #books #cds #manfrednaescher #dronefolk #theremin #poetry #afewcopiesleft #ritual #pantheism #meditativemusic
#drawings #drawanyway #monsters#cute #visualart #inkdrawing #automaticdrawing #claraengel #brushpen #watercolourpaper #drawingoftheday
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no more names.
no more currencies.
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#cyclical #incantation #workinprogress #exististentialism #existentialhymn #dronemusic #floatingsounds #afterneath #earthquakerdevices #experimentalmusic #artsongs #claraengel #avantblues
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How do you mourn
throw your body overboard
coral fingers run through your hair
old forms dissolve, old scars liquify
underwater it never rains
sea grasses bind what bleeds
nothing here stains
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#songfragment #poetry #water #claraengel #newsong #weirdfolk #chamberblues #deepsong #afterneath #earthquakerdevices #electricguitar #singing #coral #seagrass #grief #blues #reverberant #embodiment
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Next show!
May 12th @thedockonqueen .
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To find the event on facebook, search for "Clara Engel live at The Dock on Queen"
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Actual early show! Starts at 8pm.
PWYC, $10 recommended donation.
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#posterart #inkdrawing #claraengel #claraengelmusic #torontoshows #torontoartists #torontoeastend #octopus #seacreatures #newmusic
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Surreal moment - one of Yuki Komura's portraits of me is on a German wine label.
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#yukikomura #claraengel #painting #portraiture #germanwine
#visualart #nightmares #ink #automaticdrawing #sketchbook #drawanyway #claraengel #instaart
Couple of local new Toronto releases in the shop ! @clara.engel.music Clara Engels "Vigils" as well as Negatives Dupont "Infection Apparatus" 🔥🔥 #cassette #torontomusic #claraengel #negativesdupont
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Preparing to record a new album at the end of April, live off the floor with a band – viola da gamba, percussion, synth + me (guitar and vox). If you want to help support this endeavour, you can buy some of my music & art directly from me here: www.claraengel.net (link in bio)
I’m totally independent, and every bit of support helps a whole lot.
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#claraengel #artistsoninstagram #torontoartists #supportart #supportindependentartists #indieartist #indiemusician #blues #folknoir #ambient #chanson #metaphysical #wabisabi #postfolk #experimentalmusic ##chamber ##spaciousmusic #songpoems #songwriter #weirdcanada #nonbinaryartist #undergroundart #diyordie #diy #slowcore #jazz #psychfolk #medieval #holyblues

Feedram - это обозреватель фото и видео из Инстаграма.