Damien wins Seattle Weekly Singer/Songwriter Award!

When Jurado’s Ghost of David (Sub Pop) uncurled its wrinkled, earth-stained fingers and wrapped itself around listeners everywhere in 2000, loosely held ideas about a genre called “urban folk” quickly solidified. Jurado’s conversational acoustic guitar tones, strange melodies, and straightforward, literary voice make the city seem as lonely and desolate as the country. Likely owing to his punk background, the singer/songwriter also makes honesty and spirituality seem as tough as nails. Your choice for Best Singer/Songwriter released On My Way to Absence this year; layered among the handcrafted melancholy narratives are electronic flourishes and artfully arranged samples.
LAURA CASSIDY
(taken from the Seattle Weekly website)

AUDIO

Faust by I Love You But I've Chosen Darkness
All White Everything by JJ
Wedding Day by Anand Wilder & Maxwell Kardon
Her Ghost by Woman's Hour
Aerosol Can (feat. Pharrell Williams) by Major Lazer
Pulsing (feat. Nina K) by Tomas Barfod
Red Eyes by The War On Drugs

VIDEOS

Runaway by Electric Youth

Dynasti by JJ

Sunspot by Suuns

COMING SOON

Songs: Ohia
Didn't It Rain (Deluxe Edition)
2XCD / 2XLP

SHOWS TODAY

Steven A. Clark
Brooklyn, NY - The FADER FORT Presented By Converse @ CMJ

The War On Drugs
Stockholm, SE - Munchen Brewery

Tig Notaro
Pittsburgh, PA - Kelly Strayhorn Theater (Early)

Tig Notaro
Pittsburgh, PA - Kelly Strayhorn Theater (Late)

Woman's Hour
Brussels, BE - Botanique/Witloofbar

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