Patrick Watson

  • experimental
  • indie rock
  • chamber folk

There aren’t many artists who can successfully walk the line between traditionalism and experimentalism, but Patrick Watson’s lineage gives him a leg up. He was born in Lancaster, Calif. — the birthplace of Captain Beefheart and the childhood home of Frank Zappa — and he was raised in Montreal, where life and art intersect constantly. After starting solo, Watson assembled a band to translate his songs; in 2007, they were nominated for a Best New Artist Juno Award, and both 2007’s

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