Posts Tagged: singing

Wanted/Needed/Loved: Zola Jesus’s Natural World


About a year ago, I ended up returning to the land where I grew up and building a house here. ...more

Hitch in the Voice


I hear a man singing for his life, desperate in a way he would never be again and had never been before. ...more

Album of the Week: Molly Burch’s Please Be Mine


Torch songs, i.e. “sentimental love songs, typically one in which the singer laments an unrequited love,” were once the flagship of every respected crooner: with sultry lonesomeness, a smooth voice would dance above the elegant orchestra accompaniment, singing of lovers lost or unreciprocated romance.


The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Wanting To Dance


It just felt so comfortable to slide back into singing, “She Loves You,” and know for that moment, everything was the same. ...more

The Saturday Rumpus Essay: The Sword and Her Sister


Frozen is a study in what happens when imagination is constrained to a single narrative arc ...more