Behind A Thin Veil


Sharon Van Etten feat. Norah Jones – Seventeen
Molly Burch – Needy
Emily Keener – Do You Love Me Lately
Jenny O. – God Knows Why
A Girl Call Eddy – Not That Sentimental Anymore
Batts – City View
Laura Marling – Held Down
Waxahatchee – Fire
Alexandra Savior – Soft Currents
Rosie Carney – I Dreamed I Was The Night
Anna St. Louis – The Bells
Courtney Marie Andrews – If I Told
Sam Valdez – Toothache
Phoebe Bridgers – Garden Song
Angel Olsen – Chance

Photo credit: Felicity by Magnus Plessen

Stifled Sorrow


Sharon Van Etten – No One’s Easy To Love
Natalie Prass – Sisters
Emily King – Can’t Hold Me
Mereba – Stay Tru
Hajk– Dancing Like This
Many Voices Speak – Chances
Wild Ones – No Money
Julietta – Stripes + Squares
Oddnesse – Lover’s Calling
Alexandra Savior – But You
Phia – Full Circle (feat. Melbourne Indie Voices)
Jesca Hoop – Song For A Bygone Era
Gabriella Cohen – Miserable Baby
East Of My Youth – By Blue
Munya – Trop Tard
Kadhja Bonet – Delphine

Photo credit: Pájaro negro, illustrated portrait by Rocío Montoya

Tell The Story Of The Mountain You Climbed


Neneh Cherry – Fallen Leaves
Misty Miller – Broody
Death And Vanilla – A Flaw In The Iris
Kadhja Bonet – The Watch
Sui Zhen – Perfect Place
Emily Wells – Stay Up
Maylee Todd – Downtown
Rodes Rollins – Mystery Man
Sharon Van Etten – You Shadow
Alice Phoebe Lou – Lost in LA
Faye Webster – Kingston
Lemin – Pink Champagne
Emily King – Look At Me Now
Tiny Ruins – How Much
Sophie Ozard – Catcall
Sam Evian – Roses
Rozi Plain – Symmetrical

Photo credit: Shadow Sister, oil on canvas by Jenny Morgan

Let’s Misbehave

Maggie Rogers – Fallingwater
Laurel – Lovesick
Frankiie – Dream Reader
Amanda Tenfjord – First Impression
Sam Valdez – Farther Away
Natalie Prass – Lost
Laura Jean – Girls On TV
Frøkedal – I Don’t Care
Sophia Danai – Come Thru
Foxtrott – Wait
Tuarrah – The Execution
Oddnesse – Trust
Juliana Daugherty – Player
Rosie Carney – Bare
Katie McBride – The Skyline

Photo credit: Still from Daisies (Sedmikrásky) directed by Sedmikrásky Vera Chytilová in 1966

 

I Need To Start A Garden

Rose Droll – Too Damn Good To Give Up
Haley Heynderickx – Oom Sha La La
Nadine – Not My Kinda Movie
Kraków Loves Adana – American Boy
Mattiel – Count Your Blessings
Someone – Forget Forgive
Laura K – Apologise
Phoebe Bridgers – Motion Sickness
Alana Henderson – Let This Remain
Pip Hall – Ill At Ease
East Of My Youth – Go Home
Joyeur – Dig
ShitKid – Yooouuu
Pearla – Somewhere
Freya – Nineteen Hours
Anna Burch – 2 Cool 2 Care
Oddnesse – I Used To
Strawberry Runners – Garden Hose

Photo credit: Self-portrait by Meggie Royer

Taking My Time

Give and take my own advice / Until my demise / And live out the rest of my days / Taking my time
An undisputable thing / An unavoidable thing / Please don’t make me explain… ― Jim Guthrie

Tanukichan – Bitter Medicine
Steady Holiday – Terror
Sequoyah Tiger – Hey Paul Anka
Alice Phoebe Lou – Red
Gothic Tropic – Cry Like A Man
Ofelia K – Bad Boys
Cat Clyde – Running Water
Molly Burch – Try
Lina Tullgren – Get Lost
Emmy The Great – Mahal Kita
Juanita Stein – I’ll Cry
Angie Hudson – Bird
Rodes Rollins – Wes Come Back
Marle Thompson – Surf Rising
Mavi Phoenix – Love Longtime
Emily Reo – Spell

Photo credit: Ikegami Yoriyuki

To Unravel a Torment You Must Begin Somewhere

Mississippi River

Girlboss (Move That Bus)
Tops (Petals)
Kacey Johansing (Do You Want Me)
Madeline Kenney (Still Together)
Kraków Loves Adana (Youth Unbroken)
Molly Burch (Wrong For You)
Nilüfer Yanya (The Florist)
Cameron Avery (Dance With Me)
Woods (Love Is Love)
Gepsiz (Let The Chickens Jump Out)
Sondre Lerche (I Know Something That’s Gonna Brake Your Heart)
Girlpool (123)
Molly Nilson (About Somebody)
Foxygen (Follow The Leader)
Gabriella Cohen (Downtown)
Tambourines (Sunny Side)
Deep Throat Choir (Be OK)

Photo credit: Vintage map of the Mississippi river’s path over time, by Harold N. Fisk.

Title by Louise Bourgeois

 

Wish You Were Her

Julie DoucetGirlpool (Cherry Picking)
Holly Golightly  (As You Go Down)
Frankie Cosmos (On The Lips)
Sarah Bethe Nelson (Fast Moving Clouds)
Le Super Homard (Maple Key)
Simon Love (The Meaning Of Love)
Porridge Radio (Eugh)
White Fence (Fragility)
Gloria (Beam Me Up)
Peggy Sue (Substitute)
Psychic Love (Ultralight)
StereoTotal (Je m’en fous)
Charlie Hilton (Funny Anyway)
Chris Cohen (In a Fable)
The Dig (Simple Love)
Working (Home To You)
Xylouris White (Forging)

Photo credit: Julie Doucet

I Will Buy The Flowers Myself

Paulina Ołowska

Rozi Plain (Marshes)
Faun Fables (Country House Waits)
Britta Phillips (Daydream)
My Favorite (Killed For Kicks)
Vanishing Twin (The Conservation Of Energy)
Yea-Ming And The Rumours (I Will Make You Mine)
Case/Lang/Veirs (Best Kept Secret)
Yumi Zouma (Barricade (Matter Of Fact))
Lyle Foy (Feather Tongue)
Kadhja Bonet (Nobody Other)
Maylee Todd (Poetry (Of Intuition))
Maria Usbeck (Uno De Tus Ojos)
Nilüfer Yanya (Small Crimes)
Beth Orton (Moon)
Emma Pollock (Alabaster)
Tortoise (Yonder Blue – feat. Georgia Hubley)

Photo credit: Alphabet by Paulina Ołowska, 2005

Raise Your Voice

Well raise your voice or your words, whatever, but make your opinion clearly known. Express and protect yourself…

Angela Davis

Sampa The Great (Blue Boss)
Connie Constance (Answer)
Mykki Blanco (High School Never Ends – feat. Woodkid)
Noname (Reality Check – feat. Eryn Allen Kane & Akenya)
Go Colony (Desperate – feat. Stash Marina)
Louis VI (Question Mark – feat. Denai Moore)
Leven Kali (Joy)
Kodie Shane (Drip On My Walk)
Clay (Wildthing/3’s A Crowd)
Rico Nasty/Tacobella (Hey Arnold)
Lulu Be. (Rude Things)
Opal (France)
Raury (Butterfly)
Sample Answer (Proud)
Ribongia (My Word – feat. HVNCOQ)
Sampa The Great (Blessings)

Photo credit: Cuban poster asking for the release of Angela Davis, by artist Felix Beltrán, 1970.