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Adrianne Lenker – “from”

abysskiss, the upcoming solo album from Big Thief's Adrianne Lenker, is due out on Friday (October 5), and promises to be an intimate and emotionally…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 2, 2018

Adrianne Lenker – “Symbol”

On October 5, Adrianne Lenker of Big Thief will follow up her band's quietly stunning second album Capacity with a solo LP entitled abysskiss, out October 5. We've already…
Andy Cush / September 12, 2018

Big Thief Announce North American Tour

Brooklyn indie-rockers Big Thief are going on tour this summer and well into the fall. The extensive tour begins at the end of the month,…
Israel Daramola / May 8, 2018

Big Thief Release Experimental EP Wide Winged Bird

Big Thief has released an experimental EP called Wide Winged Bird, their first new recorded music since their sophomore LP Capacity of last year (Spin's #2 album…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 1, 2018

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, they…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / March 29, 2018

Perfume Genius Announces New Tour Dates With David Byrne, Big Thief and Belle & Sebastian

Perfume Genius has announced new tour dates, including several shows opening for David Byrne on his American Utopia tour. He is also supporting Belle & Sebastian on several…
Arielle Gordon / February 21, 2018

The National Announce Tour With Big Thief

The National diligently toured the world in support of Sleep Well Beast, their album from September, throughout the fall of last year, and are powering through…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 16, 2018

50 Best Albums of 2017

Tuning into the media often felt nightmarish this year, whether you got your news from the morning paper or the sleepless churn of Facebook and…
SPIN Staff / December 18, 2017

Watch Big Thief Perform on Seattle’s KEXP

Indie-folk feelers Big Thief appeared on Seattle radio station KEXP, performing four tracks from their recent LP, Capacity. The Brooklyn-based quartet played "Black Diamonds," "Mary," "Great White Shark," and "Capacity."
Liz Cantrell / October 12, 2017

Big Thief’s Endless Journey

It is roughly 95 degrees in Brooklyn on a Thursday in July, and Big Thief have been squeezed into their Ford cargo van for over three hours.
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 22, 2017

Stream Big Thief’s New Album Capacity

A follow up to 2016's Masterpiece, Big Thief's sophomore album Capacity is folksy and introspective, complete with intricate memories of childhood traumas and failed relationships. As shown on pre-release single "Mary,"
Emma May / June 8, 2017

Big Thief – “Mary”

Only a year after their aptly-titled debut, Brooklyn four-piece Big Thief are gearing up for something new. This June, the band will release sophomore LP Capacity. After…
Rob Arcand / May 31, 2017

Big Thief: The Dynamic Indie Quartet Can’t Be Satisfied With One ‘Masterpiece’

Big Thief have to be the least-arrogant-sounding band to ever title their first album Masterpiece. The folk-inflected indie-rock quartet's opening statement is a triumph of the…
Andrew Unterberger / June 30, 2016

Review: Big Thief Are Halfway to a Low-Strung ‘Masterpiece’

"We make love and love makes us," is how Adrianne Lenker summed up the world to Noisey in March. But she tells a grimmer story…
Dan Weiss / June 1, 2016