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Underground Lo-Fi Rocker Would Gladly Trade Hipster Hype for Pop Hitsnew

Don’t let his untamed hair or laid-back demeanour fool you – Kurt Vile is a consummate professional. After all, this is the guy who titled his albums Constant Hitmaker and Childish Prodigy... and meant it.
NOW Magazine  |  Richard Trapunski  |  02-26-2010  |  Profiles & Interviews

Three Hot Nashville Acts Present a New Breed of Female Songwriternew

Those Darlins, Caitlin Rose and Tristen are songwriters who draw on decades-old traditional folk, country and pop to tell provocative tales from an unabashedly female perspective.
Nashville Scene  |  Tracy Moore  |  08-21-2009  |  Music

Is Phil Lee the Best Songwriter in Nashville? If Not, You Tell Himnew

Long before he ever threw his first knife, Phil Lee was no stranger to sharp points and edges. He writes songs full of them: character studies that sidle up to folks we'd normally shy away from, pretty ballads that turn staggeringly bleak, ambiguous odes to rough living too laugh-out-loud funny to be considered cautionary tales.
Nashville Scene  |  Jim Ridley  |  07-31-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

Duncan Sheik Jumps from Rock to Broadway and Backnew

Sheik is touring on the heels of winning a Grammy and two Tony Awards for writing the musical score for the recent hit Broadway musical Spring Awakening. He collaborated with lyricist Steven Sater and composed the original score.
Charleston City Paper  |  T. Ballard Lesemann  |  11-05-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

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