I've always been aware but I think a little obsession is growing.
Kristin Hersh grew up in Rhode Island and I'll always have a soft spot for local artists and musicians who are true to their craft. As a teenager in the eighties she grew a following for her band, Throwing Muses, moving on to a successful solo career in the nineties, now a mother of four and creator of CASH music (which seeks to circumvent record labels). She compiled a memoir of her formative years (Rat Girl) in 2010.
Kristin Hersh (piercing eyeballs):