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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Rising Weirdo Indie Pop Star Mitski is Coming to San Antonio

Posted By on Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 1:30 PM

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From touring as direct support for the Pixies in 2017, to securing the No. 1 spot in Pitchfork’s top 50 albums of 2018, Mitski has emerged as one of indie pop's most exciting artists. And, lucky for us, she’s headed to San Antonio for a show at Paper Tiger on Thursday, June 6.

Born Mitski Miyawaki, but better known as simply Mitski, she delivers a dark and moody sound likened to folks like My Brightest Diamond, St. Vincent and Fiona Apple. And while there are some triumphant-sounding moments musically, her nonchalant, sighing vocals bring a sort of depressing contrast that's both delicate and beautiful.

Smart, sad and seriously amazing, Mitski is a breath of fresh air in a genre that often plays it safe.

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