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Ashley Webber

Having a gritty, intimate music demeanor and voice that fall in the territory of Angel Olsen and Sharon Van Etten, Ashley Webber is really a Vancouver musician who performs her own materials beneath the name Ashley Shadow. Prior to adopting the Darkness moniker, she performed bass in post-punk music group …

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Pillowfight

Sounding just like a mixture of Morcheeba, Danger Doom, Macy Grey, and Beck, Pillowfight is a task from producer Dan the Automator and singer/songwriter/violinist Emily Wells. Both met while carrying out in the Calgary Folk Event, finding themselves combined collectively during an impromptu workshop and creating a productive improv program …

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The Nocturnes

The Nocturnes certainly are a fantasy pop, slowcore, and folk-influenced band led by Emma Ruth Rundle, who later on built a wider following with experimental post-rockers Red Sparowes. Originally located in New Zealand, the group started in 2007 as the duo of guitarist/vocalist Rundle and drummer Daniel Yasmin. Collectively they …

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Jenny Hval

Norwegian musician and writer Jenny Hval honed an intellectual yet uncompromising viewpoint in politics and sexuality in her prose and in her albums, including two as Rockettothesky and many under her very own name. Developing up in Oslo, Hval was motivated by Kate Bush, Jimmy Somerville, as well as the …

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Emma Ruth Rundle

The singer and guitarist for California post-rock/psych-metal outfit Relationships, an associate of Isis-connected post-rockers Red Sparowes, and frontwoman for atmospheric psych-folk/slowcore collective Nocturnes, Los Angeles-based multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter Emma Ruth Rundle issued a assortment of ambient, experimental guitar compositions through bandcamp before releasing an effective solo album. The ensuing Some …

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Blue Roses

Blue Roses (aka Yorkshire singer/songwriter Laura Groves) began composing songs at age 17. Groves is definitely skillful on both acoustic guitar and piano, and her liquid vocals, dreamlike imagery, and serpentine melodies possess drawn evaluations to everyone from venerated songstresses Joni Mitchell and Kate Bush to extremely lauded contemporaries like …

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Miwagemini

Miwa Gemini (also called Miwagemini), an designer whose twangy, moody compositions put her in the same music territory as My Brightest Gemstone and St. Vincent, started performing in NEW YORK in the first 2000s. It wasn’t a long time before Gemini’s music generated a substantial amount of hype; within a …

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Emily Wells

Emily Wells’ songwriting combines consumer electronics, orchestral strings, jazz buildings, pop sensibilities, and vibrato-laden vocals into a single eclectic bundle. A former kid prodigy, she started fielding presents from record brands during her teenage years. Wells balked at the thought of relinquishing innovative control to a group of producers, nevertheless, …

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Johanna Kunin

Though she was created in Illinois, singer/songwriter Johanna Kunin spent the majority of her life north in Minnesota, beginning piano lessons at age five, a musical instrument both her grandmother and uncle also played. In 1999 Kunin remaining the Midwest to wait college at Seattle’s Cornish University from the Arts, …

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Catherine A.D.

To state that Catherine A.D. (created Catherine Anne Davies) triggered an immediate effect would be placing it mildly. Getting collaborators like Bernard Butler and Liam Howe or sketching evaluations to such famous British songstresses as PJ Harvey and Kate Bush can be no mean feat. A self-taught multi-instrumentalist, chanteuse, and …

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