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The story follows a former rock star, Anna Brundage, as she attempts a risky comeback and tours across Europe with her new band.I recently spoke with D’Erasmo about artistic ambition, the phenomenon of “dating your own characters,” and the differences between novelists and musicians.I’m pretty good at shutting down a creep though 😉 Follow your own creative instincts and find your authentic voice.
Brian Eno famously said that everyone who bought the first Velvet Underground album when it came out ended up starting a band.
Head over to Noise Trade and download a free compilation EP featuring 3 tracks from Rachel and 3 tracks from her tour partner Joshua Radin.
Hong Kong’s biggest annual music & art festival is the talk of the town this week, and we can’t wait to head on over to the West Kowloon Cultural District to check out all the amazing local and international acts.
But I wrote most of those scenes before I had even gone on tour, and I'm not sure I ever asked a musician, point-blank, what it feels like. You have to go all in, and that's what she's doing.
I might say "plunging" rather than "running." There’s a scene in the book where Anna makes a record she feels is beautiful, but then she's summarily dropped by her record label.
Here at Sassy we’re all about supporting our fellow females, so we caught up with Rachael Yamagata, one of the musicians performing at Clockenflap 2015 to talk about her inspirations, who she’d most want to perform with at Clockenflap this year and how she’s faced sexism in the music industry (how to shut down a creep! The American singer/song writer has a beautiful, soulful voice that perfectly matches her confessional, intimate lyrics.