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Devendra Banhart Finds His 'Ma' in Everything

Devendra Banhart's latest album, Ma, is a tender, beautiful meditation on the bonds that ties us together.


Josephine Foster: Graphic As a Star

The Snow White of freak-folk gets her Emily Dickinson on.


David Meets Goliath: An Interview With Devendra Banhart

Devendra Banhart gladly dismantles any notions of relinquishing creative control to his new major label bosses, explores the biological evolution of mushrooms, and shares a surprising connection to Neil Young.


Devendra Banhart: 16.Nov.2009 - Chicago

Devendra Banhart: 16 November 2009 - Vic Theatre, Chicago / Words and Pictures by Allison Taich


Os Mutantes: Mutantes Live

Nearly 40 years after the Brazilian psychedelic rock band helped spearhead the Tropicalista movement, Os Mutantes return with this double-live celebration.


C'mon Over and Let's Make a Record: An Interview with Devendra Banhart

How the pied piper of psych folk and his ever growing band of followers holed up in a Topanga Canyon house, broke out a boxload of exotic instruments and kicked out the jams of Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon.

Jennifer Kelly

Devendra Banhart: Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon

Pushing beyond the boundaries of indie folk, Banhart's fifth album is another very fine achievement in his immensely satisfying and always intriguing career.


A Refugee From History

If Devendra Banhart, a barefoot wandering time capsule in a dress, and his 'Family' of like-minded musician friends make you think of California hippiedom circa 1968, the fault's entirely yours.

Audra Schroeder

Devendra Banhart: Cripple Crow

Exceeding expectations, Devendra outdoes himself and most of his generation.

Josh Berquist

Devendra Banhart

A tremolo-touting troubadour bears his Psychedelic Squid and other weapons of the willfully obtuse.

Nick Gunn

Portrait on the Artist as a Young Eccentric: Devendra Banhart in Person

Say the name Devendra Banhart and many adjectives may come to mind, but normal isn't one of them. But has the folk singer been unfairly pigeonholed? PopMatters investigates.

Andrew Phillips

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