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(...)

Katie Crutchfield is the powerhouse behind Waxahatchee (named after a creek in Alabama). This fourth album is a no-holds barred excavation of the detr(...)

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