[video of the week] Elena Setién – In This Short Life

Elena Setién has shared the new video for single “In This Short Life,” taken from her forthcoming new album Unfamiliar Minds, out January 28th, 2022 via Thrill Jockey. The song’s lyrics are taken from Emily Dickinson’s poem of the same name and the video extends the song’s exploration of Dickinson’s plainspoken yet profound contemplation on…

ELENA SETIÉN – Another Kind Of Revolution (Thrill Jockey, 2019)* “Non faccio semplicemente musica, racconto storie dimenticate che nessuno ha mai raccontato”: è estremamente ambiziosa la premessa con la quale Elena Setién presenta se stessa sul proprio sito, ma è al tempo stesso ben rappresentativa dell’approccio creativo e della decisa personalità dell’artista basca. La sua stessa…

[streaming] Elena Setién – Another Kind Of Revolution

Basque multi-instrumentalist Elena Setién’s Thrill Jockey debut “Another Kind Of Revolution” will be released on 15 February 2019. Setién’s declarative gestures both musically and lyrically breathe life into her expressive allegories. Her careful arrangements are direct and affecting, her smooth vocals inviting with their warmth. Setién’s creative choices bely her independent spirit and the results…