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When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to select the rising bands which have connected them, someone wrote a long time ago. Or, something close to that. Here's what…   Read Story »
The Finnish-Ethiopian BTW Mirel Wagner makes folk music so dark and spare and primal that it seems to tickle some shared collective memory of bad things happening. And in her similarly spare and…   Read Story »
The Finnish-Ethiopian folk singer and BTW Mirel Wagner made an impact this year with her stark, haunted self-titled debut album. Those same qualities are on display in the video for her song "Joe."…   Read Story »
Hey, everybody, it's that time again! South By Southwest 2012. Are you ready? How's your hashtag game? Can you feel the early-onset FOMO? As the Austin institution grows larger and larger, with more…   Read Story »
We've already heard "No Death," the dark and tingly single from the Finnish/Ethiopian singer-songwriter and BTW Mirel Wagner. And below, we've got another song from her new self-titled album. It's…   Read Story »
February's Monthly Mix makes up for the grievous error in January's Monthly Mix, namely having omitted Bear In Heaven's "Reflection Of You." No offense (none taken). That song's great! Here it comes…   Read Story »
Mirel Wagner, a singer-songwriter born in Ethiopia and raised in Finland, is 23 years old. When she wrote "To The Bone," the opening track from her shivery self-titled album, she was 16. But her…   Read Story »
Mirel Wagner is a young singer-songwriter who was born in Ethiopia and raised in Finland, which is an interesting combination. Last year, her self-titled debut album came out in Europe, and it'll get…   Read Story »