Sunday, August 19, 2007

Bolka Means "Pain" in Bulgarian

“Influences are tricky things. Nina Simone is the closest thing to an actual influence, in that she accepted that she was a freak of nature and was fearless in laying her heart out for the world to see. I love Tom Waits, Nick Cave, Son House, Yma Sumac . . . I suppose my tastes tend to be dark and lyrical. I do love words. And people. Darkness, words and people.”

The quote above is from an interview I did with LA-based musician Dorian Wood. Full article is here.

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