Annie Lewandowski was born and raised in the Midwest (Minnesota) and now lives in Ithaca, New York. She writes songs under the name powerdove. Her first band, Emma Zunz, recorded their self-titled debut album in 2006. She has also recorded with [ Hawnay Troof ] ~ [ The Curtains ] and [ Xiu Xiu ] and toured the US and the UK as a member of The Curtains in 2006. Whilst living in the Bay Area, she performed in the band Okay. On Valentine’s Day 2009, powerdove [ with Jason Hoopes and Alex Vittum ] recorded their debut album in the Mills College Concert Hall.