“Combining contemporary influences with traditional folk is something we’ve always done, but we really played into that mix on this record.”
Civil Rights and the New England folk revival.
“Women are naturally competitive with each other,” she says, “and I think it takes another level to step out of that comfort zone and not guard ourselves from each other. But I love seeing other women perform. It’s cool to share this man’s world with each other.”
Despite performing on her own with just a guitar on most stages that she rocks, Evan Greer might be the loudest musician in Greater Boston.
The guitar jammer talks doing impersonations, supporting the ACLU, and the brutality of New England winters.
The singer-songwriter talks self-help and finally watching The Simpsons for our recurring series.
Julien Baker talks animal emotions, free pens, and how she stops comparing herself to others.
How a Texan violinist found her voice in Massachusetts and the strength to confront some of life's darkest lessons.
The folk charmer talks eccentric neighbors, opiate fields in Wizard of Oz, and all the things hidden under his bed.
Their steady rise from a cappella college days to folk festival favorites