Snail Mail: “Avril Lavigne got me into music … into alternative music.” Photograph: Michael Lavine

Ellicott City, Maryland, has a hard-won reputation as the US’s most haunted town. At night a “demon truck” is rumoured to prowl the highways, like a g(...)

Snail Mail: turning teen dreams into reality

What: 18-year-old singer-songwriter and “guitar prodigy” Lindsey Jordan  Where: Baltimore Why: Having just left school, Lindsey Jordan’s future p(...)