Marnie Stern (born March 18, 1976) is a musician, songwriter, and guitarist from New York City. She has garnered acclaim for her technical skill and tapping style of guitar play. Stern has cited many musical influences that contribute to her sound, including Hella, Lightning Bolt and Yoko Ono. In early 2007, Kill Rock Stars released her debut album, In Advance Of The Broken Arm. It was well received by critics, and most favorably by The New York Times, citing it as "the year's most exciting rock 'n' roll album.