Safe & Sounds: Safe & Sounds #63 – Marina Blake

Marina Blake

This Corona stuff really sucks ey! Since we might all be bound by borders for a while, we’d like to come together and share some happiness in the shape of a playlist or mix!

In the next days and weeks, check out Safe & Sounds, where we will figuratively introduce you to and put you in touch with music whizzes, featuring their selections, collections and picks from all around the globe.

Be “Safe & Sounds” and wash your hands!


I started by looking through my records and thinking about what makes me feel safe and sound. I’ve whittled options down to this little selection, and hope I’ve managed to keep a particular reflective, spacious and warm mood going throughout. I’ve included artists and sounds I always go back to when times are tough, as well as a few other clips from poems and recordings. Hope that you get something good from it.

(Marina Blake)

 

Setlist:
Four Tet: Insect Near Piha Beach (with Mary Oliver’s Wild Geese)
duendita – Let Me Live
Phoenix Foundation – SeaWorld (with MB & AB 1994)
Bullion – We Had a Good Time
Kate Bush – Love & Anger
Shida Shahabi – Pretty In Plums
Moses Boyd Exodus – What Now?
Loraine James – Sensual
Badly Drawn Boy – Fall in a River
Kate Tempest – Hold Your Own
The Comet Is Coming – Unity

 


Marina spends her time at the helm of Brainchild, a not-for-profit arts organisation and award-winning festival. Through commissions, events and the festival, Brainchild makes space that connects, celebrates and develops emerging creators and their communities. Since starting the festival at just 19 years old, the Brainchild team have now supported over 1000 young artists over 5 years and is a resident organisation at Platform Southwark in London. When not working on Brainchild, Marina freelances in events producing and touring.

www.brainchildfestival.co.uk | @brainchildfest




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