Jana Hunter

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Jana Hunter is a Baltimore-based songwriter and musician. Hunter was born in Texas.

Hunter was signed to Gnomonsong, a record label run by Devendra Banhart and Vetiver's Andy Cabic. Hunter's solo debut album Blank Unstaring Heirs of Doom was the label's debut release.

Hunter is currently the singer and primary songwriter for Lower Dens. After releasing their debut, Twin-Hand Movement, on Gnomonsong in 2010, Lower Dens were one of the first bands signed to the Ribbon Music label and released their second album, Nootropics, on Ribbon in 2012.

Hunter has performed and/or recorded as a member of Jracula, Castanets, Matty & Mossy, Ejaculette, Unitus, and Krazy Nerds, and played in/recorded for Sharon Van Etten, Trentemøller, Food Pyramid, Airwaves, Indian Jewelry, Matteah Baim, Metallic Falcons, Phosphorescent, and CocoRosie.

Hunter is the inspiration for several characters in the stories of J.M. Appel, including providing the basis for Maggie in the novella Fallout (2010).

Hunter identifies as gender fluid or non-binary.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2005 Jana Hunter / Devendra Banhart Jana Hunter / Devendra Banhart 1
2005 Blank Unstaring Heirs of Doom Jana Hunter 1
2007 There's No Home Jana Hunter 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2016 Hyperballad Jim-E Stack feat. Jana Hunter 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2007 Daytrotter Session Jana Hunter 1
2007 Carrion Jana Hunter 1

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