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Joanna Newsom: The Milk-Eyed Mender (Drag City)

Richard Gehr, Village Voice, The, 4 May 2004

THE INCREDIBLE String Band's cryptic whimsy and Vashti Bunyan's beautiful balladry have quietly resurfaced in a bushel of great new bands, and especially so, it seems, in the songs of such fairly uncategorizable young female Californians as Gwendolyn, Faun Fables' Dawn McCarthy, and Joanna Newsom. 

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