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Sharon Van Etten – “Words”

A few years ago, the great stand-up comic Tig Notaro was diagnosed with breast cancer. And in an instantly legendary stand-up set at Largo in L.A., she processed that diagnosis, as well as the death of her mother, an infection that almost killed her, and a bad breakup in front of an audience that couldn’t […]

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Heather Woods Broderick – “Mama Shelter”

Heather Woods Broderick is a gentle, vulnerable singer-songwriter who renders enormous topics into delicate, soulful psych-folk. She’s been touring with Sharon Van Etten as a backup singer for several years and has been a part of groups like Horse Feathers and Efterklang, but is releasing a solo album all her own this summer. “Mama Shelter” […]

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Sharon Van Etten – “Just Like Blood”

Sharon Van Etten has a new EP called I Don’t Want To Let You Down coming out next month, and she debuted its title track on Ellen back in January. “Just Like Blood,” the second track on the EP and the second one she’s shared, is a slow-motion stunner. Van Etten’s weathered croon sounds more […]