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Joanna Newsom (born January 18, 1982) started taking piano lessons at a very early age and played for a couple of years, but switched to the harp at seven. Her approach to the harp, from the percussive aspects of her playing to her chord changes, was also influenced by West African and Venezuelan harp music, which she began studying at a folk music camp she attended in her early teens. At the same time, she also…

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  • you should be!
  • Exactly two weeks until I see her live in Toronto. I almost cried at the thought of it last night. Way passed excited.
  • "Love is not a symptom of time. Time is just a symptom of love."
  • Honestly, Divers is another 10/10 for me. She is too good for us.
  • Ughhh her new album is perfection. If it was any other year, it would easily be album of the year, but I actually got to give it to Sufjan Stevens this year. Carrie & Lowell moved me in such a profound way, that personally it is the best this year
  • divers has been growing a huge lot on me, and the weird thing is that all the other albums are getting even better alongside with it
  • New album is soul medicine. Good job on another masterpiece.
  • Resembles CocoRosie, but Joanna is better.
  • Divers really is beautiful.
  • Divers <33333

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