Music Friyay: Mariee Sioux, Caribou, Pharoah Sanders

Music Friyay: Mariee Sioux, Caribou, Pharoah Sanders

By Joanna C. Valente

Here’s some music, new and old, you should listen to and check out:

Mariee Sioux - Grief in Exile

Sioux’s latest album will take hold of you and not let you go. Her delicate vocals mixed with her powerful lyrics make her truly transcendent. My favorite: “Black Snakes.”

Caribou - Andorra

Caribou’s 2007 album is a dream pop, shoegaze wonder and piece of art. My favorite: “Irene.”

Pharoah Sanders - “Moon Child”
This song, off the 1989 album of the same name, is thoughtful and deliberate and groundingly ethereal.

Joanna C. Valente is a human who lives in Brooklyn, New York. They are the author of Sirs & Madams, The Gods Are Dead, Marys of the Sea, Sexting Ghosts, Xenos, No(body), and is the editor of A Shadow Map: Writing by Survivors of Sexual Assault. They received their MFA in writing at Sarah Lawrence College. Joanna is the founder of Yes Poetry and the senior managing editor for Luna Luna Magazine. Some of their writing has appeared in The Rumpus, Them, Brooklyn Magazine, BUST, and elsewhere. Joanna also leads workshops at Brooklyn Poets. / Twitter: @joannasaid / IG: joannacvalente / FB: joannacvalente