Tag: Big Thief

PLAYLIST: Palehound’s Songs That Inspired “Black Friday”

Ellen Kempner cites eleven songwriting influences on the Boston trio’s latest LP for Polyvinyl.

Big Thief Announce 4AD Debut, “U.F.O.F.,” Share First Single “UFOF”

The Brooklyn indie-folk troupe’s third LP is set to drop May 3.

Spinning Fortuna’s Wheel at Voodoo 2018

When Fortuna spins you downward, go out to a music festival and get more out of life.

The Best Albums of 2017

Twenty-five full-lengths that kept us going, one way or the other. 

The Two Sides of Pickathon’s Happy Valley

It was a festival filled with dualities: that Charles Bradley is not a lone eagle, that J Mascis can blow out an amp and shred on acoustic within a matter of hours, that the pleasant Pacific Northwest can still get really freakin’ hot.

FYF Fest Still Isn’t Coachella (And That’s a Good Thing)

Headliners were a story, as always, but they weren’t the story out of the fest’s inaugural three-day run at Expo Park.  

5 Under-the-Radar Acts to Catch at FYF Fest

“Missy…[checks notes]…Elliott?”

FLOOD’s Best Records of 2017 (So Far)

We’re halfway there.

Big Thief, “Capacity”

Comprising eleven downtrodden, sunken-hearted, minor-chord songs, Big Thief’s sophomore album traverses the dark side of humanity, but pairs the despair with a ragged beauty.

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