22 Reasons Why You Should Be Listening To Alex Winston

Quite possibly your new favorite artist.

Background: Alex Winston is a 26-year-old from Detroit (but now lives in Brooklyn) who is a truly awesome singer/songwriter/everything. She’s probably one of the most underrated pop artists out there right now.

1. The first song you should listen to by Alex Winston is “Velvet Elvis.” It’s what I like to call “a bop.”

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2. Then you should listen to the song “Sister Wife”
3. If you already don’t trust me, then maybe you’ll trust The Guardian because they are a newspaper and you’re the person who only trusts newspapers. They said “Sister Wife”, “seems sickly sweet on the surface but, like all good pop, hides a dark core.” That’s legit!
4. Then watch the “Sister Wife” video. There is a blood spitting stuffed cat. Really.

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5. Now for some “Choice Notes”. Listen below. Also the video is cool.

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6. Another cool thing about Alex is that she plays guitar.

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7. She’s good at Halloween.

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9. And appreciates true cinematic classics.

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10. Moving onto her flawless album, King Con.

11. Listen to “Fire Ant.”

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12. Also “Guts.”
13. “Host.”
14. “Shock Me.”
15. “Benny.”
16. “Rum Runspringa.”
17. And definitely “Medicine.”

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18. “Locomotive” may also be your favorite. The live version below is especially great.

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19. Speaking of live performances, you have to watch this one of “Velvet Elvis” in Berlin.
20. This one of “Choice Notes.”
21. And her new song, “101 Vultures.”

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22. Ohhh, and this basement cover of Femme’s “Heartbeat,”

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Sooo, now that you’re a fan, if you’re in New York, Alex is playing a show on Saturday May 31 at Le Poisson Rouge. You can get tickets here!

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