Brain on Cocaine

If you go through my music collection today, you’ll find heaps of alternative everything, Canadian indie, progressive metal and jazz oldies. But, as a teen, I was all about pop and radio-friendly songs, and no one struck a chord with 14-year-old me like Take That. I fiercely began writing my own songs (spoiler alert: they […]

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Spiritual Front plays The Smiths – and themselves

“Don’t think of this as a Spiritual Front concert. Think of it as a party”, frontman Simone Salvatore told us. And how right he was. Last night’s Spiritual Front show in Lisbon’s Sabotage Rock Club almost felt like those times when you hang out with that friend of yours who plays the guitar and serenades […]

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Some are Born to sweet delight

Some are Born to Endless Night. – William Blake, ‘Auguries of Innocence’ I bought this album over 10 years ago, on my birthday. It was terribly overpriced – probably with the excuse of being an indie import from a faraway country – but I felt so happy to see a Hawksley Workman record in a […]

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10 albums / 1 post

A corrente pede 10 álbums que ainda apareçam nas nossas playlists – uma capa por dia, sem explicações, e com a nomeação da praxe. Vou saltar os artifícios e apresentar os 10 da minha vida (que deviam ser 20 para caberem mais), um pouco por ordem de importância:

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The Playlist Project: The Endless

Hi, my name is Marta and I have a playlist addiction. Songs about family, songs with a colour in the title, songs that reference mythology or scientific concepts. Songs in 3/4 time signature – I have one for them all. It’s an entertaining way of releasing obsessive tendencies while discovering new music. Each playlist ends […]

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