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Marika Hackman’s Cutting Indie is a Two-Way Conversation With Her Audience

Marika Hackman

Photos by Joost Vandebrug

Marika Hackman has a secret: In her mind, her new album, Any Human Friend, isn’t finished. It’s a potent LP, full of the kind of music she’s always wanted to make: big, brash pop-rock delivered with a wink and a snarl. She thinks it’s funny and sharp and self-excoriating, a better reflection of her personality than anything she’s released to date. But Hackman won’t feel like it’s truly done until she’s released it—until it’s out in the world and she can see how it lands. For her, making music is a two-way conversation, with a built-in delay.

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