The Austin 100: Israel Nash Recommended if you like Hall & Oates, Cass McCombs and Neil Young.
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The Austin 100: Israel Nash

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Israel Nash is performing at SXSW 2019.
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Hometown: Dripping Springs, Texas

Genre: Rock

Why We're Excited: As Israel Nash's life has taken him from New York City to a ranch in Dripping Springs, Texas, his music has sprawled and expanded in turn. His new album, Lifted, is a magnificently far-reaching and optimistic slice of ornate, psych-tinged Technicolor rock, built in part on a huge cast of musical contributors, found sounds and the ambitious arrangements of Jesse Chandler. It's not often that a song's very first second gives you a sense of immense sonic ambition, but "Rolling On" plunges directly, and wonderfully, into the deep end.


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