tUnE-yArDs Biography (Wikipedia)
Tune-Yards (stylized as tUnE-yArDs) is the music project of New England native Merrill Garbus (born March 3, 1979), with long-time collaborator, bassist Nate Brenner. Garbus’s music draws from an eclectic variety of sources and utilizes elements such as loop pedals, ukulele, vocals, and lo-fi percussion. Tune-Yards’ 2011 album Whokill was ranked the number one album of that year in The Village Voice's annual Pazz and Jop critic's poll.
The album Nikki Nack was released in 2014, with its first single, "Water Fountain", being picked up by Google Pixel in 2016 for an advertising campaign. The album I Can Feel You Creep Into My Private Life was released in January 2018. At the same time, the Tune-Yards provided an atmospheric score for the sci fi film Sorry to Bother You.
- Merrill Garbus wrote 'Look At Your Hands' in the 'wake of the Orlando shooting'https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05l7917.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05l7917.jpg2017-10-28T07:25:00.000ZMerrill Garbus of Tune-Yards talks to Mary Anne about the making of her latest single.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05l77ll
Merrill Garbus wrote 'Look At Your Hands' in the 'wake of the Orlando shooting'
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