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Finnish singer-songwriter Mirel Wagner released her second album's worth of sparse, weary folk songs today called When The Cellar Children See The Light Of Day and she's shared a video for "The…   Read Story »
The Ethiopian-born Finnish folk singer Mirel Wagner makes music so grim and stark and haunted that it feels like it's existed for a century. We made her a Band To Watch in 2012, a little while before…   Read Story »
"The Dirt" is one of the most appropriate names imaginable for a Mirel Wagner song. The Ethiopian-born Finnish artist (and Band To Watch graduate) makes haunting, sepulchral folk music that sounds…   Read Story »
Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial beginning of summer, but the songs we've chosen to send you into the holiday weekend are uniformly dark and despairing. Strand Of Oaks and DJ Dodger Stadium…   Read Story »
Mirel Wagner became an Artist To Watch back in 2011 right around when she released her eponymous debut. That album contained some of the most suffocatingly dark folk music you'll find this decade,…   Read Story »
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 »