The Austin 100: Haley Heynderickx For fans of Cat Power, Sharon Van Etten and John Fahey.

The Austin 100: Haley Heynderickx

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The Austin 100: Haley Heynderickx

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Haley Heynderickx
Alessandra Leimer/Courtesy of the artist

Hometown: Portland, Oregon

Genre: Folk Rock

Why We're Excited: Sometimes, the phrase "singer-songwriter" can't begin to capture how many different things a vocalist can do with a guitar in her hands. Haley Heynderickx's voice can embody nervy intensity, caustic strangeness or cooing beauty, while her songs never seem to take the same journey twice. In just three minutes, "Oom Sha La La" keeps popping down surprising side roads.

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