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The Renegade Rip

COLUMN: Check into this musician to get your fix

Martin Chang, Opinions Editor

March 14, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Daniel Johnston’s music has an undeniable quality. He’s the reason I write music, so if you ever hear me wailing one of my songs, it’s his fault. He’s influenced musicians such as Conor Orberst, Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips, and Kurt Cobain, so I’m not the only one that finds his music to be extraordinary. His most powerful music was not recorded in a studio,...

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