Al Pie de un Árbol – CANTO CARDENCHE (México)

El Canto Cardenche es un género de la música folclórica de México basado en la composición e interpretación de canciones únicamente interpretadas con la voz, sin instrumentos musicales a manera apoyo rítmico-armónico como sucede con casi todo el resto de la música folclórica mexicana. Se realiza tradicionalmente por campesinos de las poblaciones de Sapioriz, Durango,… Continue lendo Al Pie de un Árbol – CANTO CARDENCHE (México)


DORIVAL CAYMMI – O Vento (The Wind)

Dorival Caymmi's centenary. Dorival Caymmi's song "O Vento" (the Wind) powerfully evokes the wind that puts everything in motion. Filmed in Bahia, Brazil. O VENTO / THE WIND(DORIVAL CAYMMI) Vamos chamar o ventoVamos chamar o vento Vamos chamar o ventoVamos chamar o vento Vento que dá na velaVela que leva o barcoBarco que leva… Continue lendo DORIVAL CAYMMI – O Vento (The Wind)

RUÍDO VÁRIO – Ah, Quanta Melancolia!

Musical adaptation of Fernando Pessoa's poem (1924) Ah quanta melancolia!Quanta, quanta solidão!Aquela alma, que vazia,Que sinto inútil e friaDentro do meu coração!Que angústia desesperada!Que mágoa que sabe a fim!Se a nau foi abandonada,E o cego caiu na estrada —Deixai-os, que é tudo assim.Sem sossego, sem sossego,Nenhum momento de meuOnde for que a alma emprego… Continue lendo RUÍDO VÁRIO – Ah, Quanta Melancolia!

R.E.M. – Everybody Hurts

"Everybody Hurts" is a song by American rock band R.E.M. from their eighth studio album, Automatic for the People (1992), and released as a single in April 1993. It peaked at number 29 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and reached the top 10 on the charts of Australia, Canada, France, Iceland, Ireland, the Netherlands,… Continue lendo R.E.M. – Everybody Hurts


From Concrete Blonde's album Bloodletting (1990). Joey, baby - don't get crazyDetours, fences, I get defensive I know you've heard it all beforeSo I don't say it anymoreI just stand by and let youFight your secret warAnd though I used to wonder whyI used to cry till I was dryStill sometimes I get a… Continue lendo CONCRETE BLONDE – Joey

CURRENT 93 & ANTONY [ANOHNI] – Whilst The Night Rejoices Profound and Still (live)

Live @ the Teatro Ibérico, Lisbon, Portugal, 8th February, 2003 (PanDutro, 2003) As we stared beyond the windows there Over all the gardensThat have never beenAnd will never grow againHow longHow longThe shining winking stars The clouds too highSo highPointing to some final starThe dull face of the skyAnd the sound of the callingOf… Continue lendo CURRENT 93 & ANTONY [ANOHNI] – Whilst The Night Rejoices Profound and Still (live)

ANTONY & THE JOHNSONS – Cripple and the Starfish (early 1996 version)

This dreamy, synth-laden version of "Cripple and the Starfish" appears on the 1996 various artists compilation, 'God Shave The Queen'. Mr. Muscle forcing burstingStingy thingy into little me, me, meBut just “ripple” said the crippleAs my jaw dropped to the groundSmile smile It’s true I always wanted love to beHurtfulAnd it’s true I always… Continue lendo ANTONY & THE JOHNSONS – Cripple and the Starfish (early 1996 version)

ANTONY & THE JOHNSONS – The Lake (live in Stockholm 2006)

Taken from the three-track EP titled The Lake (2004). Adapted from a poem by Edgar Allan Poe. Antony & the Johnsons is an American music band led by Antony Hegarty, who later changed his name to Anohni. Nobody sings paradise for not having it, but rather out of the fear of losing it.CIORAN, The Book of Illusions… Continue lendo ANTONY & THE JOHNSONS – The Lake (live in Stockholm 2006)

CURRENT 93 – The Cloud of Unknowing / Dormition and Dominion

Both songs are taken from Current 93's album Of Ruine Or Some Blazing Starre - The Broken Heart of Man (1993). The Cloud of Unknowing (Middle English: The Cloude of Unknowyng) is an anonymous work of Christian mysticism written in Middle English in the latter half of the 14th century. The text is… Continue lendo CURRENT 93 – The Cloud of Unknowing / Dormition and Dominion

LEONARD COHEN – Waiting For The Miracle

"Waiting for the miracle" is taken from Leonard Cohen's 1992 album The Future. Three songs from this album, "Anthem", "The Future", and the menacing "Waiting for the Miracle" (co-written by Sharon Robinson) were used prominently on the soundtrack for Oliver Stone's 1994 film Natural Born Killers. Baby, I've been waitingI've been waiting night and… Continue lendo LEONARD COHEN – Waiting For The Miracle