Tiger tiger burning bright: Lissie’s debut album, Catching a Tiger, was produced in part at Echo Mountain by (former Ashevillean) musician/producer Bill Reynolds. Valerie Phillips

Hear her roar

"I had lived in L.A. for about a year and a half and was a little bit disillusioned by the lack of camaraderie or community with trying to do live shows," says singer/songwriter Lissie. (She was born Elisabeth Maurus but her stage name suits her: fun, a little bit girly, not too serious, completely disarming.) […]