It seems the tide of public opinion around the 'Queen of Quirk' has changed and the inevitable backlash has begun.
Indie singer Jill Sobule set up a telethon style website to raise $75,000 for her next album.
Thao Nguyen and her band the Get Down Stay Down is getting tons of buzz (from Nina Garcia, even) for her brand of poppy folk and introspective lyrics.
Her new tracks with M. Ward are sounding great. Stream here.
Swedish chanteuse is poised for blog-birthed stardom a la Lily Allen and Annie.
Hip Parisian record label puts out dance music by Justice and Uffie.
A one time member of Sufjan Stevens' choir harem, St. Vincent is dominating the music blogs with the song "Now Now."