Dorian Wood

musician

An L.A. native whose searching and emotional work runs the gamut of genres and styles. Their commanding voice has been heard fronting chamber orchestras, rock ensembles, and anarchist marching bands, among others. As a musician, Wood has released over a dozen recordings, the most recent of which, XALÁ, marks the first time that they have recorded a full-length work in their mother tongue of Spanish. Prior to the quarantine, they were touring Europe, Mexico, and the U.S. with a show paying tribute to the late Mexican singer Chavela Vargas. Most recently, they became a 2020 Creative Capital Award recipient. Wood spoke with KCRW about the joy of supporting creative friends, the importance of embracing one’s darkness, and “the Impossible Burger of songs.”

Dorian Wood on KCRW

Dorian  Wood spoke with KCRW about the joy of supporting creative friends, the importance of embracing one’s darkness, and “the Impossible Burger of songs.”

Private Playlist: Dorian Wood is walking a tightrope and trying not to look down

Dorian  Wood spoke with KCRW about the joy of supporting creative friends, the importance of embracing one’s darkness, and “the Impossible Burger of songs.”

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