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1. Courtney Barnett, ‘Sometimes I Sit and Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit’

2. Sufjan Stevens, 'Carrie & Lowell’

3. Eskimeaux, 'O.K.’

4. Joan Shelley, 'Over And Even’

5. Torres, 'Sprinter’

6. Björk, 'Vulnicura’

7. SOAK, 'Before We Forgot How To Dream’

8. Ólafur Arnalds & Alice Sara Ott, 'The Chopin Project’

9. Girlpool, 'Before The World Was Big’

10. Ibeyi, 'Ibeyi’

Bob Boilen’s Top 10 Albums Of 2015

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Because I am a spiteful, spiteful person...

I agree with everything this person has to say…

However, besides her lackluster Chopin, I am extremely jealous of Alice Sara in the way that only stupid, teenaged girls can be.  It’s like, I go to her website and instantly start to rage because:

  • She is gorgeous, and there are, like, hundreds of pictures of her being gorgeous all over the place
  • She can draw, both manga and photo-realistically
  • She can speak at least three languages
  • She is gorgeous
  • She can play the piano and is making money playing the piano and is well known for making money playing the piano
  • HAVE YOU SEEN HER ADORABLE BANGS?!!

FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU

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So pretty, like bells.

One of my favorite pianists, the beautiful Alice Sara Ott performing at the Yellow Lounge, a club in Berlin, Germany and a more casual setting for Classical Music. I really appreciate her efforts to bring Classical Music to a more “everyday” setting. I hope that this generation of musicians can weaken these unfair notions that Classical Music belongs to some stiff, snobby, elite crowd. It’s a wonderful genre of music that offers a commentary on our shared human realities - as all music is. I hope to one day find a cool, casual location to play piano for people, dressed simply in a sport coat and jeans. Don’t need a tux to share good music with people.

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“Fearful” - Bostyn Brown, Club Dance Studio, junior contemporary solo, 1st place and DJ’s Pick, Nuvo Dallas, December 2015
Written In Stone (+2) ♫ The Chopin Project ~ Ólafur Arnalds & Alice Sara Ott

Unfortunately, her music stopped prematurely at this performance, but she kept dancing and won first place anyhow. I extrapolated the audio in my editor, but I had to make some assumptions, so it may not be completely accurate. Also note that the music is pitched up to avoid this video being muted by a copyrights claim. Bostyn’s performance music is at normal pitch. 

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Ólafur Arnalds, Alice Sara Ott - Verses

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