Consumer Guide: January, 2020

Music from Nashville and Brooklyn, London and Paris, Senegal and Nigeria, the long-lost '60s (twice!), and of course the unmourned 2019  

Big Thief: Two Hands (4AD) Spare and a touch awkward, short on hook and groove without disrespecting melody or beat, Big Thief prove intensely listenable nonetheless if you give them a chance-and-a-half. Adrianne Lenker’s slight, nearly childlike voice is never cute; she emotes with the subtle strength and considered precision of a Berklee scholarship s…

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