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2010s In Review

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

2010s In Review

The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

A decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it's only in hindsight that we define them, that…
Stereogum | November 4, 2019 - 8:32 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Big Thief Two Hands

For a band whose most affecting moments are often gentle meditations or rock songs on the more elusive end of the spectrum, Big Thief sure…
Ryan Leas | October 10, 2019 - 2:26 pm

More Big Thief stories

Adrianne Lenker Explains Why Big Thief Haven’t Been Doing Encores

Big Thief are wrapping up an incredible 2019 that has seen them release two of the year's very best albums, U.F.O.F. and Two Hands with…
Chris DeVille | November 7, 2019 - 11:47 am

2010s In Review

The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

A decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it's only in hindsight that we define them, that…
Stereogum | November 4, 2019 - 8:32 am

Watch Matt Berninger Cover Big Thief’s “Not”

Matt Berninger seems to be as big a fan of Big Thief as the rest of us. Last night, the National frontman performed solo at…
James Rettig | November 3, 2019 - 12:07 pm

Watch Big Thief Perform On CBS This Morning

Big Thief have had a big year. They just released Two Hands, their second great album of the year following U.F.O.F. this spring. And today,…
Peter Helman | October 26, 2019 - 11:16 am

Watch Big Thief’s Stunning Performance Of “Not” On Colbert

What a time to be Big Thief. Today, the New York band releases Two Hands, their second frankly amazing album of 2019. (The first was…
Tom Breihan | October 11, 2019 - 9:07 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | October 4, 2019 - 3:00 pm

Big Thief – “Forgotten Eyes”

Next week, Big Thief are releasing Two Hands, the band's second album of the year following May's U.F.O.F. They've only shared one single from it…
James Rettig | October 2, 2019 - 9:06 am

Cover Story

Big Thief’s Big Year

I am trying very hard to make this orange look like an orange. But after trying my best to bring my illustration of Adrianne Lenker's…
Michael Tedder | September 25, 2019 - 10:00 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | August 16, 2019 - 4:17 pm

Big Thief – “Not”

Big Thief blew a lot of listeners' minds with this year's supernaturally beautiful U.F.O.F., and recently they blew a few more minds by mailing fans…
Chris DeVille | August 13, 2019 - 7:27 am

Hear 2 New Big Thief Songs From Surprise 7″ Fans Received In The Mail

About a week ago, fans who purchased Big Thief's spectral, spectacular U.F.O.F. -- which soared to precipitous heights on our list of 2019's best albums
Chris DeVille | August 6, 2019 - 9:23 am

List

The 50 Best Albums Of 2019 So Far

Music has always been a vast universe to explore, and that sense of the unconquerable infinite has only intensified in an age of on-demand streaming…
Stereogum | June 11, 2019 - 10:00 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Big Thief U.F.O.F.

Big Thief named their debut album Masterpiece. For a relatively unknown band at the time, that title set a lofty precedent. There was something almost…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 30, 2019 - 10:28 am
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