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Long Beard – “Hates The Party”

Leslie Bear’s moniker “Long Beard” suggests one of two things to someone who is unfamiliar with her music: It’s a winking re-working of her initials, or it’s a pointed effort to portray herself as wizened and wise. Both might be true, but the latter seems more fitting when aligned with her new single. The lonely […]

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Long Beard – “Porch”

Long Beard is Leslie Bear, a singer-songwriter from New Brunswick, New Jersey who doesn’t even have any sort of beard. She’s been posting music on Bandcamp for more than a year, and she’ll release her debut album Sleepwalker this fall. The early track “Porch” is a gorgeously twinkly piece of work. SPIN debuted the song, […]