Don’t let the jokey name fool you: Mediaeval Baebes play their early music straight. If these dozen untrained singers (led by former Miranda Sex Garden member Katherine Blake) sometimes fall short of the hushed mysteryon Salva Nos that you’d hope to hear in the motets and airs, they bring a freshness and lack of pretension that coax the beautiful, craggily austere music out of the cloisters and into the clubs. B
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