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Øyafestivalen has now entered its 13th year, and last week, the Norwegian festival's 2014 iteration filled Oslo with excellent artists. There were folk musicians like Angel Olsen and Bill Callahan…   Read Story »
A month ago, She Keeps Bees shared the affectingly minimal "Is What It Is," from their upcoming album Eight Houses, featuring Sharon Van Etten on backup vocals. The song seems made for lonely…   Read Story »
It's always a bit obnoxious when indie bands roll into their late-night TV debuts looking like they just rolled out of bed, so I'm weirdly delighted to note that Sharon Van Etten and her entire…   Read Story »
Last night, Sharon Van Etten and her band played the Minneapolis venue First Avenue. And when encore time came around, she had a special guest: Bon Iver frontman and occasional Minneapolis resident…   Read Story »
Sharon Van Etten's new video for "Our Love," a song from her recent album Are We There, is an intimate and sexy kind of thing -- almost entirely in black-and-white, shot in that soft morning light,…   Read Story »
Throwing Shade is a Funny Or Die video podcast, and its most recent episode has an interview with Sharon Van Etten, whose relaxed presence makes an odd fit with the two decidedly energetic hosts. But…   Read Story »
Jessica Larrabee and Andy LaPlant are gearing up to release Eight Houses, their fourth album as She Keeps Bees. Single "Is What It Is" sets Larrabee's soothing alto murmurs against minimal organ…   Read Story »
Next week Sharon Van Etten will release her third album Are We There, and Amazon UK has shared a trio of songs from it performed live by the singer/songwriter at St. Pancras Old Church in London. She…   Read Story »
It takes about ten minutes from the moment I meet Sharon Van Etten for her to make her first confession: "Sorry, I'm pretty hungover today." She says it with a sort of bashful glance downwards -- as…   Read Story »
We've already heard "Taking Chances," "Every Time The Sun Comes Up," and "Your Love Is Killing Me" from Sharon Van Etten's beautiful new album Are We There, which was recorded with Grammy-winning…   Read Story »