It’s hard to pick just one song by songwriter Kath Bloom, but here is one to get you started “It’s Just a Dream”. Lucky for us she has countless songs, many are still unrecorded, while her first album was released in 1981 with guitarist Loren Connors, she is just as prolific and vibrant today!
There are songs that make you want to move. Others that make you want to drive fast, to sit quiet near a window in bad weather, to try to be a better person. Maybe the thing I love the most about songwriting is the way it can instantly transport you to an alternate world, one where you’re allowed to feel the things you struggle with, celebrate them, shake them off, understand them. It just seems like such a holy thing to my godless mind. The closest thing I can relate to what praying might feel like to a deep believer.
The first time I heard this song, I was driving. I was talking to my partner, Carolina, about the greatest songs from adverts and she mentioned to me there was once a really cool ad for the beer ’Superbock’ across Portugal.
Are there any sweeter words about life and place and living and loving than, “Into each life must fall some rain / now that is true / where I come from / you love the rain or move away / which I didn’t do / I love the rain where I am from”?
A farm in the middle of nowhere in northern Catalonia. two singer-songwriters from opposite sides from the world who just met. Seven days. Sixty horses grazing on the hills. A room full of old microphones.
Listening to ANNA LEONE is like peering into her most intimate thoughts and feelings. She is not afraid to show herself at her most vulnerable. She is not afraid to show us her bare soul.
The exhibition “LETTERS TO THE MAYOR” asked us to write a letter to ADA COLAU, the mayor of Barcelona. We would have loved to put this song by ELLIOTT SMITH in the envelope as well. This is the letter we sent…
FemPop, the festival that does not want to exist. But it’s also the festival that wants to create community.
There is nothing more beautiful than two voices that find and embrace each other. And if those two voices are KEVIN MORBY and WAXAHATCHEE, the whole world becomes a blurry background.
There are days that you purposely listen to music you do not like too much so that it does not stop you from concentrating on the job and there are days when you find a song like this and you have to stop everything you are doing, shut up and listen. Nothing else.