Silver Jackson - Glad I Found You

Song of the Day
Today's Song of the Day — as chosen by DJ Chilly, DJ Miss Ashley, DJ Riz, Gabriel Teodros, and OC Notes as part of KEXP’s Indigenous Peoples’ Day programming — is "Glad I Found You" by Silver Jackson, from the 2012 album It's Glimmering Now on HomeSkillet Records.
written by Janice Headley

Silver Jackson is one of the many aliases of Sitka, Alaska-born artist Nicholas Galanin: he also uses his Tlingit name Yéil Ya-Tseen, records under the name Indian Nick, runs the label HomeSkillet Records and manages its annual HomeSkillet festival, is a member of experimental electronic trio Indian Agent with Zach Wass and KEXP's own OC Notes, and produces contemporary visual artwork under his given name. "Having multiple creative outlets means that I am able to respond necessarily when inspiration hits — nothing forced, no writer's block or stress from a lull or quiet creative period," he told CBC News

The Tlingit/Aleut multi-instrumentalist collaborated with a wealth of guest artists on his 2012 LP It's Glimmering Now, including OCNotes, Budo, P Smoov (Mad Rad/Fresh Espresso), Micah Middaugh, and Trevor Hobbs (Breathe Owl Breathe). On today's featured track, Nat Baldwin (of Dirty Projectors) and Little Wings bring a ghostly presence to the warm, folksy, campfire-ready acoustic song. 

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