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Preview: Valley Maker’s Austin Crane talks songwriting, regionality and his relationship with the South

“Haunted” is a descriptor that tends to be overused with modern American Folk music, but few other adjectives befit the tonality and brooding depth of Valley Maker’s music. The project was founded by Austin Crane, a native of South Carolina, who composed the band’s first EP’s while finishing his masters degree at the University of Kentucky....