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In our conversation, Judy shares some of those stories, talks about her songwriting process and the advice she's gotten from some of her very well-known songwriter friends.
This year's lineup includes Father John Misty, Sharon Van Etten, Lucius, Buffalo Nichols and more.
The duo makes dreamy electro-pop that nods in the direction of Charli XCX.
A lack of interest and supervision from its label allowed Beastie Boys to experiment, resulting in their critically acclaimed third album, Check Your Head.
González's classical guitar sound and dreamscape vocals are still there, but there's more layers, more percussion, more synthy sounds and more forward momentum.
Ahead of their time in igniting interest in the String Band tradition, Old Crow Medicine Show was also ahead of the curve, landing in Nashville in the mid-'90s, well before it was declared the It City.
'The Overload' released in January on Island Records and quickly made a splash, debuting at No. 2 on the UK albums chart. Hear a live performance.
"I Got A Love," written and produced by Jimbo Matthus, showcases an even more powerful and rawer side of Elizabeth King.
Roberto Carlos Lange, who performs as Helado Negro, lived in Brooklyn until a 2-week trip to Texas to work on an art installation turned into a 6-month stay that led to Far In.
Don't go into Chan Marshall's latest album, Covers, expecting a karaoke party — Chan transforms, inhabits and recreates them, makes them entirely new and entirely hers.
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