California

EMA — a.k.a. Erika M. Anderson — chants a love-hate letter to the state that's "so fucked it's 5150," complete with crashing piano chords and dirty synth drones. She's like the bastard daughter of Sinéad O'Connor, except twice as crazy and six times as funny.

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From The Archives Issue 1129: April 28, 2011