New Jersey native Jenny Owen Youngs is a graduate of Purchase College with a degree in studio composition. Nettwerk Records released her first album, Batten the Hatches (2007), as well as the 2007 EP Take Off All Your Clothes. Her single, “Fuck Was I,” was featured on the television show Weeds.
This issue’s CD concerns itself with something many people can never seem to get or give enough of: advice. We asked participating musicians to choose an item from an advice column or any other source offering some type of counsel, then use it as the basis for a song. Cicero once declared, “Advice is judged by results, not intentions.” Listening to the tracks inspired by these myriad reflections on the human condition, you'll likely consider them how-tos of the highest order.