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DiFranco was one of the first independent artists to own her own label, which has allowed her a considerable degree of creative freedom over the years, including, for example, providing all instrumentals and vocals and recording the album herself at her home on an analog 8-track reel to reel, and handling much of the artwork and packaging design for her 2004 album Educated Guess.
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DiFranco was born in Buffalo, New York, to Elizabeth and Dante DiFranco, who had met while attending MIT.
Mike Doughty ( who billed himself at the time as " M. Doughty ") was a folk singer ( he attended Eugene Lang College with Ani DiFranco, where they studied with Sekou Sundiata and played around the school together ), slam poet, sometime music writer, and doorman at the old Houston Street location of The Knitting Factory, then a nexus for such avant-garde artists as John Zorn and Marc Ribot.
In 1998, Eric Johnson was among the judges in Musician magazine's " Best Unsigned Bands " competition, along with Ani DiFranco, Moby, Art Alexakis of Everclear, Keb ' Mo ' and Joe Perry of Aerosmith.
It was created by progressive folksinger Ani DiFranco in 1990 to release her own songs in lieu of being beholden to a mainstream record company.
REV105 was instrumental in introducing newer artists to the airwaves, such as Ani DiFranco and Soul Coughing.
He eventually moved to New York City to study poetry at the New School University, where singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco was one of his classmates in Sekou Sundiata's poetry course, " The Shape and Nature of Things to Come.
* Oppenheim's poem was set to music in 1974 by Mimi Fariña and has been recorded by various artists, including Judy Collins, Ani DiFranco, Utah Phillips, John Denver, and Josh Lucker.
In 1995, the band released Shy Folk, which featured contributions from Ani DiFranco and was produced by Michael Phillip Wojewoda, and which featured the singles " All Peace " and " Be My Witness ".
Its promotional single featured a radio remix and an extended mix ; the banjo intro to the track was sampled for a later DiFranco track, " The Arrivals Gate ", released on To the Teeth.
The Ani DiFranco song Hello Birmingham, from her 1999 album To The Teeth, was written as a response to the Slepian murder.
She has shared stages with Sarah McLachlan, Judy Collins, Marc Cohn, The Animals and Ani DiFranco, and was named one of the Top 100 Independent Artists Of The Past 15 Years by Performing Songwriter magazine.
File 13 was used as a band moniker by Doug " Double Dee " DiFranco of Double Dee and Steinski and record producer David Witz when they released a 12 " single on Profile Records in 1984 called " Taste So Good.
* The song " Hello Birmingham " from the 1999 album To the Teeth by Ani DiFranco was written in response to the bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, as well as the murder of Dr. Slepian in Amherst, New York ( near DiFranco's hometown of Buffalo ).
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In addition to being one of Canada's most famous folk musicians, she is one of the most influential writers and performers of women's music, and an important influence on later musicians such as Ani DiFranco, Mary Gauthier and the Indigo Girls.
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Live looping is not exclusive to electronic music and is found in the singer / songwriter genre, achieving new popularity in the employ of popular artists such as Imogen Heap, Ani DiFranco, Andrew Bird, Marbin, and KT Tunstall.
The show featured Lauper performing with many artists such as Shaggy, Scott Weiland of Velvet Revolver / Stone Temple Pilots, Pat Monahan of Train, Ani DiFranco, and The Hooters.
She is a frequent performer at folk festivals and has toured with such artists as Mary Chapin Carpenter, Patty Griffin, Ani DiFranco, The Nields, Shawn Colvin, Girlyman, Joan Baez, and Catie Curtis.
Haris has collaborated with many artists including, Michelle Branch, All Saints, Whitney Houston, Kylie Minogue, Anita Baker, Ray Charles, Mick Jagger, Julian Lennon, LeAnn Rimes, Luther Vandross, Jessica Simpson, Pussycat Dolls, Santana, The Righteous Brothers, Rufus, Enrique Iglesias, Marilyn Manson, Madonna, Tom Jones, Snap !, Joe Henry, Michael Bernard Beckwith and Ani DiFranco.
He has produced and / or engineered albums for artists including The Book of Knots, Ani DiFranco, The Dixons and The Shondes, Felili, Destronauts, Laura Brennemen, Will James, Bob Kidney, Lord Ward, Peg Simone, Gachupin, Jon Langford, Cock Lorge, and Steve Northeast.
Past festivals have included such artists as Dar Williams, Richard Shindell, Lucy Kaplansky, Ani DiFranco, Tom Paxton, Vance Gilbert, Tracy Grammer, Ellis Paul, John Gorka, Holly Near, Crooked Still, Eddie From Ohio, The Nields, We're About 9, Greg Brown, Richard Thompson, Gandalf Murphy and the Slambovian Circus of Dreams, Mark Elliott, Lowen and Navarro, Christine Lavin and Shawn Colvin.
McKeown continues to perform regularly, spending much of her time touring throughout the world with artists such as Ani DiFranco, Josh Ritter, the Indigo Girls, Martin Sexton, Andrew Bird, Thea Gilmore, Melissa Ferrick, Allison Miller, and others.
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Crowe, of Scottish, Irish, and Manx descent, grew up surrounded by jazz, classical and rock music, and discovered additional influences on her own such as Ani DiFranco, Pearl Jam, Tori Amos and Counting Crows.
After learning how the mainstream recording industry operates, in 2003, inspired by the examples of Ani DiFranco and Loreena McKennitt, and Creative Commons licensing opening new avenues for musicians, Allison Crowe launched her own record label, Rubenesque Records Ltd. She has released the following albums independently.
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On-air guests have included Radio Hall of Famer Arthur Godfrey ( in 1947 ), Pete Hamill, Steve Buscemi, Tim Robbins, Graham Nash, Roger McGuinn, Suzanne Vega, Jimmy Webb, Peter, Paul & Mary, Cyndi Lauper, Sting, Bo Diddley, Judy Collins, Lou Reed, Brian Wilson, Robert Klein, Kevin Bacon, Dick Cavett, Glen Campbell, Ringo Starr, Joshua Bell, Paul Simon, Robbie Robertson, Los Lobos, Tony Bennett, The Bad Plus, Buddy Guy, Rosanne Cash, Elvis Costello, Ani DiFranco, Jackson Browne, Ben Harper, Richard Barone, The Decemberists, Moby, Uncle Tupelo, Josh Ritter, Neil Young, Mavis Staples, and Norah Jones ( in her radio debut ).
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Working under the name Steinski, New York copywriter, DJ Steve Stein began ( in conjunction with engineer and fellow studio boffin Doug " Double Dee " DiFranco ) the next chapter in the evolution of illicit pop by producing a trio of underground 12 " singles ( entitled " The Payoff Mix " ( 1983 ), " Lesson 2 ( The James Brown Mix )" ( 1984 ) and " Lesson 3 ( History of Hiphop )" ( 1985 )) which exerted a powerful influence on an entire generation of " samplists ".
In the series, which is narrated by Ani DiFranco, Brian Henneman says that he and the band are “ reporters from the heartland ” writing stories about their friends.
In January 2006, Hallwalls moved into its new home, which it shares with Righteous Babe Records, at 341 Delaware Ave., in a former Asbury Methodist Church, purchased by Ani DiFranco.
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DiFranco has occasionally joined with Prince in discussing publicly the problems associated with major record companies.
Musician / songwriter, Utah Phillips has recorded a song referencing Scribner, " The Saw Playing Musician " on the album Fellow Workers with Ani DiFranco.
She has also had touring stints as bassplayer with Ani DiFranco and Chris Whitley, and played on Sarah McLachlan's album Solace.
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Musicians performing over the course of the conference included Arlo Guthrie, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Bragg, Pete Seeger, Ramblin ' Jack Elliott, the Indigo Girls, Ellis Paul, Jimmy LaFave, Ani DiFranco, and others.
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Ani DiFranco often plays a baritone guitar, including those by Alvarez, frequently employing alternate tunings.
After leaving BTMSQ, John went on to work in the performance production field, including touring with Ani DiFranco.