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Biography

I think my love of music has something to do with the way in which I remember things. Some people are visual learners, while others absorb information by doing. I can't understand a thing unless I hear it-- Once, twice, two thousand times-- But I always remember when I hear. From a casual conversation to a lesson in astrophysics--For me, to listen is to know.

The best way to get me to listen is to set something to music. Remember the quadratic formula song, to the tune of 'Pop Goes The Weasel'? I do. I can also sing you all 50 states in alphabetical order without blinking. To recall any of that without a tune to reference complicates matters distinctly.

In any case, I'm here to experiment with my own music. I play keys (shabbily) and sing (slightly better). My 'studio' consists of a MacBook, Garageband (with none of the program's package of pre-recorded loops, which has thus turned me into something of an anti-loop snob), a non-midi-compatible Korg electric piano, and a broken set of bongos. I rely on my own voice for most of my accompaniment (for this, it is very convenient to be able to double-, triple-, and even sextuple-track myself). My music is eclectic, and so am I.

My name is Kate Powell. I'm seventeen years old. I don't know exactly where I'm going, but I know I'm going somewhere....

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I've been bribed! February 1, 2009
Wherein I ask a lot more questions.
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a big opportunity, a big question... January 1, 2009
Wherein I once again beg for a little help from my fellow musicians and kind patrons...
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Humbly Requesting Assistance May 13, 2008
(wherein i plead for help/critical pre-audience for a problem song)
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A Big Thank-You January 5, 2008
a big (and quick) thank you
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Music rss

Title Genre Released Plays
Energy Other May 7, 2012 643
Autumn Song For Maddie Pop Dec 3, 2009 990
Big-Girl Fun Other Jul 11, 2009 984
Jealousy in Digital Other May 8, 2009 1358
Unspent Histories Other Jan 28, 2009 1568
Song I Wish You'd Written Other Dec 28, 2008 1842
Thinking Other Dec 1, 2008 1033
Interlude Two Other Nov 28, 2008 772
The Dream Resumes Other Nov 3, 2008 1459
Quelque Pouvoir Inconnu Other Oct 27, 2008 932
MIDI test Other Oct 19, 2008 847
Find My Voice Pop Oct 10, 2008 1620
Bluebells (Patrick Wolf cover) Other Sep 28, 2008 1765
Tous Les Mers A Cappella Sep 26, 2008 1723
To A Lover On The Road Other Aug 26, 2008 1179
The House On The Hill A Cappella Aug 21, 2008 1035
Could It Be Other Aug 16, 2008 1580
Our Games Other Jul 29, 2008 1390
Keep-Away Other Jul 24, 2008 1241
Youth No Vessel A Cappella Jul 23, 2008 1362
Watch It Burn Other Jul 20, 2008 1284
More Love-- Rough Demo Pop Jul 18, 2008 909
Phantom Beauty Other Jul 18, 2008 1198
Obligation To Love A Cappella Jul 10, 2008 1164
Your Heart Other Jul 7, 2008 1248
Places To Hide Other Jul 2, 2008 1363
The Only Thing Explicit Other Jun 29, 2008 1482
If You Want A Friend Other Jun 26, 2008 1193
Intellection Other Jun 19, 2008 1301
Figurehead Other Jun 8, 2008 1308
What You've Locked In Other Jun 6, 2008 1065
Little Lachrymose Bird Other Jun 6, 2008 1384
Live It Made (work in progress) A Cappella May 13, 2008 1417
My Name Pop May 11, 2008 1680
Why Hold On Alternative Apr 13, 2008 1668
We Thought We Knew Pop Apr 5, 2008 1302
If It Kills Us Other Mar 30, 2008 1045
Fields of Foreclosure Alternative Mar 29, 2008 1792
Je Te Connais Other Mar 9, 2008 1113
Cut and Run-- Electrelane cover Folk Mar 8, 2008 1094
Kama Sutra- C'est Que Je Veux Collab Alternative Jan 5, 2008 2805
Helium Alternative Jan 5, 2008 3301

Collaborations

Title Genre Released Plays
Tous Les Mer (2009 Demo Mix) Dance Dec 14, 2009 1180
You're Always There Pop Nov 30, 2009 779
Ahead of Me/Do Interlude Pop Nov 30, 2009 632
our games Pop Aug 4, 2008 2111
Watch It Burn Rock Jul 24, 2008 1848
jammin with kate...why hold on World Apr 14, 2008 2106
We Thought We Knew - D Mix Dance Apr 9, 2008 4141
We Thought We Knew Dance Apr 5, 2008 2708

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