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Sounds Like: Tracy Bonham, Ween, Esteban Calderón, Ani DiFranco
Bio: Emily Pakes is a songwriter / multi-instrumentalist from Durham, NC. Her songs have won prizes in the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest and the International Songwriting Competition. Pakes was a lead guitarist and songwriter for DC metal band Cobra Kisses (Warped Tour '08). She has taught guitar improvi...See Full Bio
“The Meaning and The Meantime is a sincere and welcome departure from what we are hearing from most independent artists right now. Pakes is an incredibly skilled guitarist with a song-writing lexicon that approaches the genius of Ani DiFranco. This album showcases the strengths of her musicianship as a lyricist, guitarist, vocalist and poet. I hate to use the word "refreshing" but I do feel like I needed to hear this album. So do you.”