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The Art of the Mixtape

Joseph Vella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Joseph Vella

I recently interviewed the immensely talented singer-songwriter Tift Merritt for a boomitude podcast.

Tift Merritt Gets Personal About Love, Loss and ... Anne Murray?

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Whether she's mourning the loss of her grandmother or recalling the sudden death of a childhood friend on the title cut, Merritt writes what she calls "elemental and simple" lyrics that get to the heart of the matter.