Hanna Tuulikki of Nalle played sweet songs that soared through our heads with her resonator plate guitar.
Aisha Orazbayeva, surrounded by a veritable smorgasbord of music stands, entranced us with a mesmerising performance of Luciano Berio's Sequenza VIII ("Stop saying Sequenza Eight! Otto! Otto!" She hissed at me, with some justification, after my introduction).
Lost Robots swelled into grooves and diverse soundscapes, conjuring the ghosts of traditional English folk music, psychedelic rock, and the best of the British experimental tradition.
And finally, Ben's Pens sung us into the night with songs so sweet and moving, so hummable and musical, delivered with such warmth and humour, to make everyone in the room feel as though privileged friends, invited into the living room of some great songwriter for a sing-a-long.