THE LIBRARY

We are not individuals. Instead-  beautiful points in a web, expressing the energy of many lifeforms at once.

Here is a growing library of the music, artists, movements, texts, etc. that teach me in all that I do.

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NORWEGIAN TRADITIONAL MUSIC

 

MUSICIANS

(albums below are suggested starting points in these traditions bearers' extensive repertoires!)

Telemark region

Hauk Buen, Feledåm 

Per Anders Buen Garnås, Greinir 

Anne Hytta, Strimur 

Gubrandsdal region

Hans Brimi, Hjarliv

Ola Moløkken, Slåttar Frå Lom NRK Recordings

Vestland region

Malin Alander,  Indre bølgjer

Valdres region

Marit Matisgard, Tre Ord Te De

ESTABLISHMENTS

HFAA

Talik

Landskappleiken

POPULAR MUSIC

Junior Kimbrough

SOPHIE, Product

Beach House, 7

Hot 8, The Life and Times Of...

Warpaint, The Fool

Marketa Irglova- MUNA

Grimes, Miss Anthropocene

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OTHER TRADITIONAL MUSICS

Huun Huur Tu, Sixty Horses in My Herd

(Tuvan)

Cormac Begley, B

(Irish)

Dervish- Midsummer's Night

(Irish)

BOOKS/ TEXTS

Aural Thinking: Performance and Communication with the Hardingfele. Pandora Hopkins

Signe Flatin: Skuldasbruri. Tony Klein

To Be Nothing. Benedicte Maurseth  

Radical Dharma. Rev. Angel Kyodo Williams, Lama Rod Owens, & Jasmine Syedullah

Pleasure Activism. adrienne maree brown  

“Is Paris Burning”. bell hooks (excerpt from the book Black Looks)

 

A Brief History of the Club Music You’re Hearing Drake Attempt on Honestly, Nevermind”. Lawrence Burney

Women Who Run With the Wolves. Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés

FILMS

Dark City Beneath the Beat. Directed by TT the Artist.  

(also available on Netflix)  

A Revolution of Love (visual manifesto). Janell Monáe.

Whale Rider. Directed by Niki Caro.

The Secret of Roan Inish. Directed by John Sayles. 

P. S. If links have broken, and/or something has become out of print, please feel free to contact me. Perhaps I can be of help.

P. P. S Many links provided lead to sources which allow immediate interaction so that you can freely explore these amazing works. If something is catching your deeper attention, please support the creator by purchasing their work from them whenever possible.