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Sounds Like: Kimya Dawson, Sarah Silverman, Garfunkel and Oates, Monty Python, Flight of the Conchords
Bio: After finishing six years in the U.S. Army, Emily Yates learned to play the ukulele, and decided to use her training as a military journalist for a greater purpose. She started writing songs (such as "Try Not To Be A Dick," a finalist in the 2012 International Songwriting Competition, and "Smoke ...See Full Bio
“Since returning from Iraq, Yates moved to Oakland, CA and joined the local chapter of Iraq Veterans Against the War. Her music is saturated with themes of her time in the army and various social and political messages. ... Her sense of humor comes through in songs like 'Good Ol' Passive Aggressive,' a direct song about indirect anger, and her signature song 'Try Not to Be a D**k,' which gives advice like 'cover your mouth when you sneeze,' and 'stay out of the fast lane if you are driving slow.'”