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BØRNS: SXSW 2015

FUV at SXSW: Exclusive performances from Austin, including BØRNS at Hotel San Jose.
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It's a safe bet that the only SXSW artist whose permanent home address is a treehouse—yes, a treehouse—will be Garrett Borns, a synth-pop songwriter who records as BØRNS. The Michigan-raised Borns, who released his debut EP Candy last fall, lives outside of Los Angeles in what he's described as an "abode among the trees," overlooking a canyon. His songs, like his languid and sweeping single "10,000 Emerald Pools," sound as majestic as the vista he overlooks.

BØRNS, who has received Instagram love from Taylor Swift and has been touring with Misterwives this winter,  is working on his debut album for Interscope.

Follow WFUV's SXSW 2015 coverage all week long and tune into Public Radio Rocks, on Friday, March 20, from 1pm-7pm EDT with Courtney Barnett, Gang of Four, Twin Shadow, Best Coast, Ryan Bingham and Madisen Ward and Mama Bear.

Funding for WFUV's ongoing coverage of live concerts and festivals comes from The Agnes Varis Trust, supporting affordable access to the arts, education and healthcare.

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