erinkelsey3 14


Newark USA   Jan 2012  

Artist Bio

Influences:   Iron and Wine, The Civil Wars, Amanda Palmer, Fleet Foxes, Ingrid Michaelson, The Avett Brothers, Chris Bathgate, Rufus Wainwright, Regina Spektor, The Head and the Heart, Michael Natrin, the world

Fourth year fawming! First year fawming while working full time and planning a wedding!

I play violin, guitar, piano, and ukulele, but singing is my favorite. I record in my closet. I have a dog whom I love very very very much. I will probably sing about her. I'm really freakin excited to write music and listen to music and get all sorts of inspired by you awesome/crazy people.

"Quit the bitching on your blog
And stop pretending art is hard
Just limit yourself to three chords
And do not practice daily
You'll minimize some stranger's sadness
With a piece of wood and plastic
Holy fuck, it's so fantastic, playing ukulele!"

I'll also be doing some collabs (hopefully) with @natrin over at @honeybadgerfolk yay!



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  • @sw1n3flu  Mar 1

    Thanks for the comments on my song "stop making excuses" you're happy? I'm happy

  • @yellowgrassband Feb 28

    Good collection of work here from a talented artist.

  • @miltz  Feb 21

    Thank you for your comment on This Killing Land.

  • @natrin Feb 18


  • @kathym  Feb 17

    Thx for the comment on the Grave song. I appreciate it so much!

  • @natrin Feb 14

    Hiiii <3

  • @jonnyeureka33  Feb 11

    Thanks for the nice words, I've listened to some of your songs and think you have a beautiful voice. I really liked it on "Cigarettes and Cheap Champagne". Let me know if you would like to collaborate on a song. I just posted something here if that strikes your fancy:

  • @barbara  Feb 9

    Hi, Erin! I've just watchlisted you so I can remember to listen later, when I'm not at work. I can totally relate to coping with the difference between FAWMing underemployed vs. working FT! Great bio page; I think I'm gonna love your stuff!

  • @lanasolyluna Feb 6

    Thanks so much Erin. Glad you enjoyed the lyrics. Lately I haven´t been writing many new lyrics, but this one just poured out of me. Have a good one and I´m looking forward to checking out your songs when I get a chance.

  • @feeslip58  Feb 6

    Thanks for your comments.Love all your songs so far-the imagery is so vivid,great voice.Looking forward to more of your songs.

  • @frozenlonesome Feb 4

    Thanks a bunch. Glad you're enjoying the ride.

  • @wibblywobbly Feb 4

    Thanks so much for the nice comments, I really appreciate it!!

  • @alyssa2 Feb 3

    Thank you, my friend! Haha...I guess I've probably gotten better from playing for my patients so much! Practice eez good.

  • @sajoli86 Feb 2

    Cannot wait to hear those vocal cords of yours

  • @arthurrossi Feb 2

    Hey! Thank you so much for your beautiful comment!

  • @thelowestbitter Feb 1

    I really enjoyed it! And I agree that there's nothing quite like mid-twenties existential terror for inspiring songwriting. I'm actually after some vocals for the very emo song I wrote to start my album off (it's not all going to be as over-the-top and self-loathing as this one hopefully, my second song I'm writing now is actually kind of sweet) and I really like your voice so it would be great to have you on the song! I posted the info and link to download the track on collaboration classifieds if you're interested -

  • @wibblywobbly Feb 1

    You have an excellent music taste!
    I love Fleet Foxes, Iron & Wine, and the head and the heart.

  • @madthesinger  Feb 1

    Happy Fawming! This is also my fourth FAWM and I can't wait to listen to your music.

  • @roblincoln  Jan 31

    Welcome back!

  • @errol  Jan 31

    Yes, yes it was. I hope you don't mind, but I am going to lock that song. HOWEVER, I also hope to release it as a video at a later date! You know, one of those, multiple us videos. This is of course pending your permission.

  • @errol  Jan 31

    I am in! Totally in.

    And I still might grab you for my idea, if that's ok.

  • @natrin Jan 31

    Teehee I really like your bio and how excited you are to FAWM this year ^.^

  • @matthewhalley Jan 31

    ooo yes!

  • @stevenwesleyguiles  Jan 2015

    I have no concept planned for this year.
    But who knows? Sometimes those ideas come the night of FAWM Eve.

  • @adamhill  Jan 2015

    Happy FAWMing! (And congrats on the engagement... you two are so cute together )

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  • @nathansurles Jan 2015

    Hi Erin!

  • @natrin Jan 2015

    Nice profile photo

  • @stuartbenbow  Jan 2015

    Welcome back!

  • @hoppiern  Jan 2015

    Hi Erin!! Happy FAWM!

  • @adforperu  Jan 2015

    Hi Erin, hope you're in this year!

  • @stevenwesleyguiles  Jan 2015

    Wedding, work, FAWM. Boom!!
    You got this, girlfriend!

  • @johnstaples  Jan 2015

    Happy FAWM 2015 Erin!

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  • @emcasey16 Jan 2015

    I love your bio! Where is that quote from?

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