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EMA is the solo performing moniker of guitarist/vocalist Erika M. Anderson, who shaped her experimental voice and guitar techniques in two well-regarded underground bands before setting off on her own. Anderson, who moved to Los Angeles from South Dakota when she was 18, played guitar with folk-noise outfit Amps for Christ in the late '90s and early 2000s, then formed the psych-folk band Gowns in 2004 with former Mae Shi member Ezra Buchla. After making three albums, Gowns disbanded in early 2010, and Anderson began working on solo material. Her single Grey Ship arrived about a year later and boasted a 17-minute version of Robert Johnson's "Kind Hearted Woman" that managed to reinvent the song drastically while remaining true to its spirit. Her debut album, Past Life Martyred Saints, appeared on Souterrain Transmissions in mid-2011. It was widely praised in the music press and, despite minimal marketing, it led to headline tours across North America and Europe. The following year Anderson began work on her second full-length with musician Leif Shackelford in Portland, Oregon. Titled The Future's Void, it arrived via Matador Records in April 2014. She explored the album's concepts of virtual reality, consumerism, and identity further with I Wanna Destroy (Sacred Objects from Suburban Homes), an exhibit that incorporated Oculus Rift technology and showed at MoMA PS1 in New York and London's Barbican. Anderson and Shackelford's referential score to the cyberbullying film #Horror arrived at the end of 2015. ~ Heather Phares
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  1.   Song
  2.   California
  3.   Milkman
  4.   3Jane
  5.   Cthulu
  6.   The Grey Ship
  7.   Dead Celebrity
  8.   Active Shooter
  9.   Whispers
  10.   Amnesia Haze
  11.   Neuromancer
  12.   The Girls Were Really Mean
  13.   Soul Cycle
  14.   Breakfast
  15.   Hashtag Horror Theme
  16.   Trebaš Mi
  17.   So Blonde
  18.   Marked
  19.   Dr White In The Woods
  20.   Soul On Fire
  21.   Aryan Nation
  22.   Anteroom
  23.   Horror #2
  24.   Running Danger
  25.   Spooky Fingers
  26.   Locust Strings
  27.   Nie Zu Spät
  28.   Visions Of Blood
  29.   Solace
  30.   Red Star
  31.   Breathalyzer
  32.   100 Years
  33.   Butterfly Knife
  34.   Harshmellow World
  35.   Coda
  36.   Cat In The Woods
  37.   When She Comes
  38.   Satellites
  39.   Danger Theme
  40.   Surrender, Michael
  41.   Smoulder
  42.   Foreshadowing Pain
  43.   #Exit Music
  44.   Dr White In The House

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