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At this point, we're used to seeing indie bands catapult from relative obscurity to national TV exposure. But if you've every been lucky enough to see Erika Anderson stalking the stage of a tiny…   Read Story »
This past week brought Memorial Day, and with it, the unofficial start of summer. It also meant a four-day work week, but even with the truncated timeframe, there were more than enough excellent…   Read Story »
Almost two months ago, EMA gave us The Future's Void, a deep and powerful album about, among other things, technology and the things it can do to your brain. Apparently, certain editions of the album…   Read Story »
Seven years ago, covering CMJ for the Village Voice, I tried to go see High Places at the Cake Shop in New York, and I got their early enough to see the final song of the band that was before them on…   Read Story »
Three years ago, the former Gowns singer Erika M. Anderson went solo as EMA and released her debut LP Past Life Martyred Saints, one of the most forceful and cathartic indie rock albums in recent…   Read Story »
We're officially a week into spring, and in New York City, at least, it's actually almost starting to feel like it. Somehow, though, this week's 5 Best Songs might be the darkest collection we've…   Read Story »
In about a week and a half, Erika M. Anderson will release The Future's Void, her second solo album, and it is incredible. We've already posted "Satellites" and "So Blonde," the album's first two…   Read Story »
If you're willing to spend a small eternity on line to get in, Austin's Central Presbyterian Church is one of the great places to catch a show at SXSW. The acoustics are pristine, people are more…   Read Story »
The music gods were really kind this week. We had maybe a dozen legit songs in contention for this week's 5 Best, and and when we finally narrowed it down five, we could barely even find a way to…   Read Story »
This spring, the former Gowns leader Erika M. Anderson will give us The Future's Void, her second album as EMA, and you should be excited. The searing industrial-influenced first single "Satellites"…   Read Story »