Music and Mortality: Morgan Bolender, “Free To Roam”

For most, if not all, of us, there comes a day when we confront our own looming death. For Morgan Bolender, that came during a fairly inopportune time: during [...]

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Music and Mortality: King Willow, “Settled”

It's not a coincidence that King Willow's "Settled" sounds like a drinking song. The central theme of the song is not having your shit together. Everyone feels like they're [...]

Music and Mortality: Scott Ferreter, “Dad’s Chest”

In case you haven't noticed, death is a big deal in the Bay Area this week. As ReImagine: End of Life gets underway, we're proud to present our latest [...]

By |April 18, 2018|1 Comment

Music and Mortality: Avi Vinocur, “Blizzard”

When Avi Vinocur's Goodnight, Texas bandmate's father — a New Jerseyan, the kind of character you couldn't write, and, most importantly, one of Avi's closest friends — died, he [...]

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Music and Mortality: Rachel Lark, “This Year”

A show of hands: How many of you ended up crying/screaming/releasing a tidal wave of emotions the night of November 8, 2016, regardless of who you voted for?

Rachel Lark's [...]

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    Music and Mortality: The Singer and the Songwriter, “Sound and Light”

Music and Mortality: The Singer and the Songwriter, “Sound and Light”

Remember a few months ago when we made you all cry with videos of local musicians singing songs about death and grieving? We are here with more Music and [...]

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Papa Bear would like to remind you…you’re going to die.

In our final "Music and Mortality" session of the year, we're sending you off with a song from Papa Bear of Papa Bear and the Easy Love fame.

It's a [...]

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    John Elliott would like to remind you…you’re going to die.

John Elliott would like to remind you…you’re going to die.

Last week, we brought you Chelsea Coleman singing about her missing sister. Today, we have San Francisco songwriter John Elliott singing "Daylight Saving," a ballad about his struggles with [...]

By |December 5, 2017|Comments Off on John Elliott would like to remind you…you’re going to die.
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    Chelsea Coleman would like to remind you…you’re going to die.

Chelsea Coleman would like to remind you…you’re going to die.

I'm going to die. You're going to die. Your parents and your siblings and your plants and your pets are all going to die.

It can be scary and it [...]

By |November 28, 2017|Comments Off on Chelsea Coleman would like to remind you…you’re going to die.