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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

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 | April 5, 2019 - 4:16 pm

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 | March 1, 2019 - 12:47 pm

More Big Thief stories

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 | April 5, 2019 - 4:16 pm

Big Thief – “Cattails”

With their past two albums, Big Thief have already established themselves as an indie-rock force to be reckoned with. And now, following recent solo albums…
Peter Helman | April 3, 2019 - 7:48 am

Big Thief – “UFOF”

Big Thief's last album, Capacity, was released in 2017, but its members have kept plenty busy since then. Last year, they put out a 30-minute…
James Rettig | February 26, 2019 - 11:00 am

Adrianne Lenker – “From”

Last week, we sat down with Big Thief's Adrianne Lenker for a mystical, soul-bearing conversation about leaning into the unknown and grasping at intangible feelings…
Julia Gray | October 2, 2018 - 9:12 am

Interview

Adrianne Lenker Leans Into The Abyss

When Adrianne Lenker attempts to put a feeling into words, she narrows her eyes and moves her hands around like she's physically trying to grab…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 24, 2018 - 11:59 am

Adrianne Lenker – “Symbol”

"Cradle," the lead single from Big Thief leader Adrianne Lenker's new solo album abysskiss, was a subtle and strikingly gorgeous acoustic ballad. So is "Symbol,"
Chris DeVille | September 12, 2018 - 10:02 am

Adrianne Lenker – “Cradle”

Over the course of two albums, Big Thief have established themselves as one of the best and most fervently beloved bands in indie rock. It's…
Chris DeVille | August 7, 2018 - 9:01 am

Stream Big Thief’s New Sound Collage Wide Winged Bird

When Big Thief released their most recent album, Capacity, last year, we named it Album Of The Week. Though the Saddle Creek signees have been…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 1, 2018 - 10:57 am

Sounding Board

The National Brought Boxer, Ecstatic Vibes, And A Lit-Up Matt Berninger To Their Inaugural Homecoming Festival

"OK, let's party." Those were the first words out of Matt Berninger's mouth Saturday night, and man, did he ever.
Chris DeVille | April 30, 2018 - 11:39 am

Watch Big Thief Play Two New Songs In Paris

Last year, the Brooklyn-based indie rock band Big Thief released the tender, intense, gorgeous Capacity, one of my favorite albums of 2018. And last night,…
Tom Breihan | March 29, 2018 - 5:07 pm

2017 In Review

How Musicians Turned To Their Mothers During A Destabilizing Year

One of the most disarming moments in a sea of disarming moments on Frank Ocean's 2016 album Blonde comes four tracks in, after the haze…
Sasha Geffen | December 26, 2017 - 1:52 pm

Carly Rae Jepsen Is Queen Of Acknowledging That Meme About Her

Carly Rae Jepsen is the queen of everything she does. If Carly performs with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, she is queen of performing with the…
Peter Helman | July 16, 2017 - 8:04 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Big Thief Capacity

The world is not exactly suffering from a drought of vaguely rootsy, slightly folk-influenced indie rock bands. There are a lot of those motherfuckers out…
Tom Breihan | June 6, 2017 - 10:38 am
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