Sharon Van Etten

  • Watch Sharon Van Etten Move A New Zealand Newsreader To Tears
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    Watch Sharon Van Etten Move A New Zealand Newsreader To Tears

    Recently in the country for Golden Plains 2015 Brooklyn singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten has captured the hearts of many fans across the globe with her honest and heartfelt approach to music. It turns out one of her biggest fans is 51-year-old New Zealand newscaster John Campbell. This week Etten made a tour stop in Auckland

  • Golden Plains 2015 – Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre
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    Golden Plains 2015 – Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre

    Now in its ninth year, Golden Plains feels more ritual than festival. Arrange convoy, stock up on tinnies, argue about where to camp and then, finally, arrive to remember you forgot at least a few vital items. But once the tents are up and you stop lamenting about how bad your campsite is compared to

  • Secret Garden Have Unveiled Their 2015 Lineup
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    Secret Garden Have Unveiled Their 2015 Lineup

    Sydney indie festival Secret Garden has revealed another huge lineup, jam packed with over 60 international and Australian artists. Among the overseas guests are Parquet Courts, Sharon Van Etten and Lake Street Dive, while the likes of Remi, The Griswolds, Client Liaison, Velociraptor, Steve Smyth, Gang Of Youths, Willow Beats and Little May are among

  • Sinead O’Connor, First Aid Kit Among New WOMADelaide 2015 Acts
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    Sinead O’Connor, First Aid Kit Among New WOMADelaide 2015 Acts

    The 2015 lineup for world music festival WOMADelaide is now a little bit more worldly, with big-name acts such as Ireland’s Sinead O’Connor, North America’s Sharon Van Etten, Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit and Australia’s own Robert Forster with Jherek Bischoff & The Zephyr Quartet being added to the festival program. The Adelaide event,

  • Ultra-Boutique PANAMA Festival Drops First 2015 Lineup
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    Ultra-Boutique PANAMA Festival Drops First 2015 Lineup

    Tasmania’s super exclusive PANAMA Festival has unveiled its first artist lineup 2015, led by psych guitarist Bombino, American singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten, Melbourne soul outfit The Cactus Channel and Aussie all-rounder Ben Salter. Also announced for PANAMA are the appropriately named gospel/blues band Harmony, Melburnian lo-fi garage trio Scotdrakula and Tasmania’s own prog-rock and jazz-fusion

  • Sharon Van Etten 2015 Australian Tour Announced
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    Sharon Van Etten 2015 Australian Tour Announced

    Brooklyn singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten has announced she will play a series of Australian sideshows while in the country next year for the 2015 instalment of Golden Plains. In addition to her festival appearance Van Etten will perform at the Factory Theatre in Sydney on March 1st, followed by a show at The Hi-Fi in

  • Chet Faker Is One Of The Most Blogged About Artists Of 2014
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    Chet Faker Is One Of The Most Blogged About Artists Of 2014

    Tastemaking music database Hype Machine has compiled a special half-year Music Blog Zeitgeist, listing the most-blogged artists of 2014 thus far and giving music fans a hint as to who they should look out for over the coming months. One of those artists is Melbourne’s hirsute electronic impressionist, Chet Faker. Faker, whose debut album Built

  • Record Roundup: The Afghan Whigs, Hamilton Leithauser, Paolo Nutini, Sharon Van Etten
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    Record Roundup: The Afghan Whigs, Hamilton Leithauser, Paolo Nutini, Sharon Van Etten

    Some of independent music’s more critically acclaimed artists feature on today’s Record Roundup, with new releases announced by alt-rockers The Afghan Whigs, ex-Walkmen singer Hamilton Leithauser, singular songsmith Paolo Nutini, and Brooklyn talent Sharon Van Etten. The Afghan Whigs – Do To The Beast Sub Pop and Inertia have announced the release of the latest

  • Sharon Van Etten – Tramp
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    Sharon Van Etten – Tramp

    American indie singer and songwriter Sharon Van Etten has created a mature, soulful third album in Tramp, being released on label Jagjaguar through Inertia in February. Recorded over a year, Tramp sees Sharon collaborating with talent such as Beirut’s Zach Condon, Matt Barrick of The Walkmans and members of The National. I wasn’t familiar with

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