Pitchfork has featured the striking and inventive EMA in their guide to 2014’s spring album releases with a quick review The Future’s Void, which NPR is now streaming. Take a look at the good company she keeps with their full list of selected seasonal favorites. The indie music media giant also interviewed this rising star last month.
“Guarded,” though, is a relative term with Anderson. She’s still pushing boundaries—and maybe none more forcefully than her own. “I’m not allowing people to be in a comfort zone when they listen to my lyrics,” Anderson says. “And sometimes that makes me really nervous. I’m like, ‘Can I say this? Are people going to think this is really fucking lame?’ But if you feel like you’re not supposed to do something, that just means you’re bumping up against a rule. And if you never examine the rules, then what’s the point?”
Check out their full convo here.