The Austin 100: Collapsing Stars For fans of Iron And Wine and acoustic covers of The Postal Service.
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The Austin 100: Collapsing Stars

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Collapsing Stars
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Hometown: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Genre: Americana

Why We're Excited: Collapsing Stars' languid folk songs are punctuated by forceful stabs of bluesy guitar — and, in the case of "The Storm," a few appropriate nature sounds. The effect can be whispery and beautiful, but the band's music maintains a welcome undercurrent of reflection, doubt and even dread.

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