Category: currently listening

Heavy Rotation 2017 playlist

Here is the spotify link of the songs I’ve been painting, writing, cleaning, and drinking to in 2017.(Honorable mention, though not on spotify: Joanna Newsom and the Brkic Triplets. I will feature the latter in the coming weeks.) Citing this page: Solomon, Alana. β€œHeavy Rotation 2017 Playlist.” Ortolana Studio. Ortolana Studio, 30 December 2017.

Dead Cat on the Line

I first got hold of Folk Songs of North America by Alan Lomax while I was hopping freight, appropriately enough. Lomax rescued the history of the beating heart of America from fading into oblivion, and did so with scholarly precision and personal devotion.