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Basia Bulat: a bird of paradise

I discovered Basia Bulat‘s music very accidentally, probably on some music blog or while scanning the internet for music, years ago, shortly before her debut album Oh, My Darling came out. I liked her quiet, earnest way of singing and the balanced sadness versus happiness on that record; but what really caught my ear back […]

A kiss could have killed me.

If one of my most amazing (and useless) skills wasn’t to be able to cry on command, I’d use this instead. When I listen to it something in my stomach goes all funny. And it’s not just the terrible Norway memories, it’s also the way the voices melt into each other, and the line “this […]

girl’s favorite songs of the month (february)

first part of what I hope will be a regular monthly post on this blog. The Appleseed Cast: Fight Song (post-rock; this gorgeous song feels like it was written for the minutes that come before a storm. It makes me want to jump off a cliff – in a good way – just to feel […]