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October 12, 2015

Kelsey Wilson of Wild Child // Riders Against the Storm

By: Elizabeth McQueen

In this Episode of “This Song”  host Elizabeth McQueen sits down with Kelsey Wilson from Wild Child to talk about how a Nina Simone song taught her about the power of emotion and freedom in music. Then she talks with Qi and Chaka from Riders Against the Storm about the thematic power of Ibeyi’s “River,” and about their process behind their own remix of the song.

Hear Riders Against the Storms “River” Remix on Soundcloud

Download Riders Against the Storm’s “River” Remix as part of the KUTX Song of the Day feature

Hear the full version of Nina Simone’s “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to be Free.” Live from Montreux Jazz 1976

Hear Nina Simone talk about what freedom means to her.

See Wild Child’s Studio 1A performance

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