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MASS MoCA musicians making the list

We think the musicians who play at our festivals, in the Hunter Center and up in Club B-10 are pretty great, but don’t take our word for it – check out the  accolades some of our favorite artists are earning!

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Body/Head: Their debut album, Coming Apart, is #47 on SPIN’s 50 Best Albums of 2013. See them in our Hunter Center Saturday, March 15.

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David Lang: Death Speaks is one of NPR’s 50 Favorite Albums of 2013

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Del McCoury Band: Nominated for Best Blue Grass Album Grammy for The Streets of Baltimore

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Elephant Revival: Named one of NPR’s 10 Artists You Should have Known in 2013

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Foxygen: #46 on MOJO’s Top 50 Albums for We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic

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Jeff Tweedy: Nominated for Producer of the Year Grammy for One True Vine

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Josh Ritter: #28 on American Songwriter’s Top 50 Albums of 2013 for The Beast in Its Tracks

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Lake Street Dive: Named one of NPR’s 10 Artists You Should have Known in 2013

Laura Marling: #20 on Rolling Stone’s 50 Best Albums of 2013,  #33 on SPIN’s 50 Best Albums of 2013, #22 on MOJO’s Top 50 Albums  and #20 on American Songwriter’s Top 50 Albums of 2013  for Once I Was An Eagle

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Low: #36 on MOJO’s Top 50 Albums for The Invisible Way

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Lucius: Wildewoman is one of NPR’s 50 Favorite Albums of 2013

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Mavis Staples: #21 on MOJO’s Top 50 Albums for One True Vine

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Neko Case: #34 on Rolling Stone’s 50 Best Albums of 2013,   #47 on SPIN’s 50 Best Albums of 2013, #8 on A.V. Club’s 23 Best Albums of 2013 and #27 on Pitchfork’s Top 50 Albums of 2013 for The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You

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Sarah Jarosz: Nominated for two Grammys – Best American Roots Song (“Build Me Up From Bones”) and Best Folk Album – and #10 on American Songwriter’s Top 50 Albums of 2013 for Build Me Up From Bones

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Steve Earle: Nominated for Best American Roots Songs Grammy for “Invisible” and #31 on American Songwriter’s Top 50 Albums of 2013 for The Low Highway

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Roomful of Teeth: Their self-titled album is nominated for three Grammys: Best Engineered Album, Classical, Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance and Best Contemporary Classical.

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Vampire Weekend: #1 on Pitchfork’s Top 50 Albums of 2013, #3 on Stereogrum’s 50 Best Albums of 2013, #12 on American Songwriter’s Top 50 Albums of 2013, #3 on SPIN’s 50 Best Albums of 2013, #8 on MOJO’s Top 50 Albums  and #5 on A.V. Club’s 23 Best Albums of 2013 for Modern Vampires in the City

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Yo La Tengo: #46 on Sterogum’s 50 Best Albums of 2013 for Fade

Congratulations to all of these wonderful performers – we can’t wait to hear what they produce next!

Posted January 8, 2014 by MASS MoCA
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