Ellen Kempner

Ellen Kempner is the vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter for the Boston-based indie rock trio Palehound. Building on the promise of their critically-acclaimed 2015 album Dry Food, and 2017’s A Place I’ll Always GoBlack Friday examines the intricacies of friendship and partnership, handling the subject with a level of attention rarely found in pop songs. Black Friday will be released June 7 on Polyvinyl Record co.

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Talks

Under My Skin is Dark Nostalgia

By Ellen Kempner | May 14, 2019

Under My Skin is Dark Nostalgia

Ellen Kempner (Palehound) on the life lessons Avril Lavigne taught her, 15 years later.

Best of 2018: Ellen Kempner’s (Palehound) Favorite Album of 2018 is Tierra Whack’s Whack World

By Ellen Kempner | December 17, 2018

Best of 2018: Ellen Kempner’s (Palehound) Favorite Album of 2018 is Tierra Whack’s Whack World

In a year full of great music, Tierra Whack blew everything away.

Some Thoughts on The Record Kelly Clarkson Has “Always Wanted to Make”

By Ellen Kempner | October 30, 2017

Some Thoughts on The Record Kelly Clarkson Has “Always Wanted to Make”

Meaning of Life's most consistent themes are feminism and body positivity.