http://KEXP.ORG presents Juana Molina performing live in the KEXP studio. Recorded September 26, 2017.
This is not a lost surrealist movie from the 1920s, one of these poetic experiments in black & white conducted by the likes of Man Ray or Hans Richter, mysteriously resurfacing after having spent 90 years in oblivion: this magical piece was created by Argentine director Mariano Ramis to illustrate one of the most arresting tracks on Juana Molina’s upcoming new album Halo (2017).
The title alludes to the album’s bone-themed art: “halo” refers to the ancient legend of the evil light, which floats above the ground and scares travellers at night. Though it’s hard to tell whether the lyrics (translated below) actually relate to that, or rather to a character which is deeply immersed in a state of expectation…
- Sin Dones