Nicholas Galanin’s eclelctic island
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Nicholas Galanin is a musician, carver, film maker, sculpter, impressario, record label founder, cordwainer and much more. He chose ten songs he would like to have on a deserted island if stranded, perhaps forever. We talked with Nicholas, aka Silver Jackson, about his art, his life and the music he selected. Here is the program, his list of songs and the recipe for his favorite dessert. We’ve also included images of a couple of his works.
Nicholas’s Ten Songs (click to listen on Spotify if you have an account.)
Don’t Talk To The Cops! – Tattoo My Name
Baths – Lovely Bloodflow
Mississippi Fred McDowell – When You get Home, Write Me A Few Little Lines
Quasimoto – Green Power
James Blake – Fall Creek Boys Choir
King Krule – 363N63
Jason Molina – Heart My Heart
Hiatus Kaiyote – The World It Softly Lulls
Kingdom Crumbs – Pick Both Sides of My Brain
Teme Tan – Matiti
Link to Nicholos’s Favorite Dessert:
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