NPR: World Cafe - Washed Out
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Washed Out is the music project of 29-year-old Ernest Greene. After graduating from the University of South Carolina, Greene was unable to find a job as a librarian and resorted to making music for a living. SIgning with Sub Pop is 2011, Washed Out is at the center of the up-and-coming genre chillwave.