by Andrew Sacher

photo by Dusdin Condren
Heather Woods Broderick

Heather Woods Broderick has been a busy member of certain music circles for years. Along with her brother Peter Broderick, she was a member of Horse Feathers and Efterklang, and more recently she's been playing as a member of Sharon Van Etten's band, among others. This year she released her newest solo album, Glider, on Western Vinyl. It's atmospheric and dreamy, somewhere between a more pop-minded Grouper or a less haunted Marissa Nadler, with maybe a little Hope Sandoval in there too. It's a gorgeous sounding album, and if you haven't heard it, you can check out a few tracks and a couple videos from it below.

Heather is set to begin a tour soon opening for Jesse Marchant, who you may know better as JBM but who is now using his real name and released a self-titled album last year (video from that below). The tour hits NYC on December 19 at Mercury Lounge. Tickets for that show are on sale now.

Heather's also been a member of Alela Diane's backing band, and she opens the San Francisco release show for Alela's upcoming collaborative album with Ryan Francesconi. After that, Alela & Ryan head out on tour opening for Joanna Newsom.

All HWB dates are listed below...

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Heather Woods Broderick - "Mama Shelter" Video

Heather Woods Broderick - "Wyoming" video

Heather Woods Broderick - "A Call For Distance"

Jesse Marchant - "Words Underlined' Official Video

Heather Woods Broderick -- 2015 Tour Dates
Fri. Oct. 16 - Seattle, WA @ Abbey Arts ^
Tue. Oct. 27 - Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios %
Wed. Oct. 28 - San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel #
Sun. Dec. 6 - Allston, MA @ Great Scott *
Mon. Dec. 7 - Providence, RI @ Aurora *
Wed. Dec. 9 - Louisville, KY @ Zanzabar *
Thu. Dec. 10 - Nashville, TN @ Stone Fox *
Fri. Dec. 11 - Dallas, TX @ Three Links *
Sat. Dec. 12 - Austin, TX @ The Mohawk *
Mon. Dec. 14 - New Orleans, LA @ 1638 Clio St. *
Tue. Dec. 15 - Atlanta, GA @ The Earl *
Wed. Dec. 16 - Chapel Hill, NC @ Local 506 *
Thu. Dec. 17 - Washington, DC @ DC9 *
Fri. Dec. 18 - Philadelphia, PA @ Tin Angel *
Sat. Dec. 19 - New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge *

^ = w/ Ora Cogan
% = w/ Pure Bathing Culture
# = w/ Alela Diane + Ryan Francesconi
* = w/ Jesse Marchant