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Big Thief’s Adrianne Lenker to Release Two New Albums

Big Thief singer/guitarist Adrianne Lenker released the lead single, "anything," today (Sept. 4) from her songs album, which will join instrumentals as her fourth and fifth solo albums.
Katherine Turman / September 2, 2020

Big Thief Reveal 2020 Tour Dates

Big Thief may have released two albums -- U.F.O.F. and Two Hands -- last year, but they aren't slowing down anytime soon. The…
Emily Tan / February 5, 2020

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

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18 Additional Lesser-Known Artists of the Last 35 Years, Picked by 18 Well-Known Artists

As part of our 35th anniversary celebration, we asked 35 well-known artists to select their 35 favorite lesser-known artists. The response was so overwhelming. We…
SPIN Staff / December 31, 2020

Big Thief’s Adrianne Lenker Shares ‘dragon eyes’

Big Thief's Adrianne Lenker is ready to take on October. Not only will her two new solo albums, songs and instrumentals, be released…
Emily Tan / October 1, 2020

The 50 Best Rock Bands Right Now

Rock is obvs not dead but it's not hard to see why people always say it is, almost wishfully. For decades, the most commercially viable…
SPIN Staff / July 30, 2020

The 10 Best Songs of 2019

As an upsetting decade came to an unfortunate end, music seemed to reckon with apocalypse. 2019 saw forests decimated, transnational economic systems eroded, and right-wing…
SPIN Staff / December 18, 2019

The 10 Best Albums of 2019

In 2019, the musical landscape was as fractured and multifarious as the world around it. The best albums of the year didn’t fit neatly along…
SPIN Staff / December 17, 2019

Here’s What Big Thief Played on CBS This Morning

Big Thief's fourth studio album Two Hands was released earlier this month, and following a stretch of recent tour dates throughout North America (which continue…
Rob Arcand / October 26, 2019

Big Thief Release Intricate, Lyrical New Album Two Hands

Big Thief have released their fourth studio album Two Hands. The ten-track release follows two recent singles—"Not" and "Forgotten Eyes"—and arrives less than six months…
Rob Arcand / October 11, 2019

Big Thief Announce New Album Two Hands, Release “Not”

Big Thief have announced their second album of 2019: a ten-track LP called Two Hands. They've also posted its first single "Not," an overdriven and urgent rocker that…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 13, 2019

Big Thief Discuss the Making of “Cattails” on Song Exploder Podcast

Big Thief were the latest guests on the Song Exploder podcast, currently hosted by Thao Nguyen, and outlined the genesis of their U.F.O.F. single "Cattails." Lead singer…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 26, 2019

Big Thief Tune in to a Higher Frequency on the Unearthly U.F.O.F.

The first song on U.F.O.F., Big Thief’s third album, is called "Contact," and the first word in the song is "Jodi." That’s how…
Andy Cush / May 3, 2019

Stream Big Thief’s New Album U.F.O.F.

After much anticipation, Big Thief's new album U.F.O.F. has arrived on all streaming platforms. The Brooklyn quartet's third album is their first for the stalwart indie label 4AD,…
Israel Daramola / May 3, 2019

Big Thief Release New Single “Century”

Big Thief have released the third single from their upcoming third album U.F.O.F., which is due out this Friday via 4AD. The muted "Century" is…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 30, 2019

Big Thief Release New Single “Cattails”

Big Thief has released the second single from their upcoming album U.F.O.F., due out on May 3. In form, "Cattails" is a catchy, circular folk song…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 3, 2019
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