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Photos: Newport Folk Festival 2012

The Newport Folk Festival takes over Adams State Park in Newport RI on July 28-29, 2012.
Adams State Park, Newport RI | July 28-29, 2012
By RYAN MCMAHON  |  August 03, 2012

A weekend of wonder at Newport Folk

Everyone was talking about Woody Guthrie at this year's Newport Folk Festival.
All for Woody  
By LIZ PELLY  |  August 03, 2012

Cool noise

Could this be the summer that the Internet finally gets music right?
Our DJ spins you a handpicked soundtrack to your summer
By LIZ PELLY  |  July 22, 2011

Photos: tUnE-yArDs at the Brighton Music Hall

The tUnE-yArDs perform live at the Brighton Music Hall on May 16, 2011.
Brighton Music Hall | May 16, 2011
By K. BONAMI  |  May 27, 2011
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tUnE-yArDs | w h o k i l l

Armed with a few delay pedals, a smattering of percussive devices, and a fucking ukelele , she creates a vocal army of one.  
4AD (2011)
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  May 27, 2011
Bands I Saw @ SXSW: tUnE-yArDs

Bands I Saw @ SXSW: tUnE-yArDs

Vocals, percussion (LOTS of percussion), bass, two saxophones, an occasional ukulele and a looper. Those are the tools that Merrill Garbus and friends used to...
By Jon Bernhardt  |  March 21, 2011

[Video] Tune-Yards at the Museum of Fine Arts

The Tune-Yards at the MFA Courtyard from Boston Phoenix on Vimeo. Following up on the Drug Rug video post from earlier today, Phoenix videographer P....
By Michael Marotta  |  August 02, 2010

Photos: Drug Rug and Tune-Yards at the MFA

Drug Rug and Tune-Yards, live in the MFA Courtyard, July 28, 2010
Drug Rug and Tune-Yards, live in the MFA Courtyard, July 28, 2010
By P. NICK CURRAN  |  July 30, 2010

Is 2010 the Year of the Girl?

Many have argued that the descriptor "indie music" means nothing more or less than "bands Pitchfork reviews" these days, and the claim was never more true than last year
Music of the Future
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  January 08, 2010

Faux fi

A few years ago, before Merrill Garbus was touring the world as Tune-Yards (she spells it tUnE-yArDs — but we're going to pretend we didn't know that), she was deep into puppets. Following her studies at Smith, the Connecticut native relocated to Putne
Tune-Yards don't need to make a big production out of it
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  November 13, 2009