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The 101 Best Songs of 2016

When the history books are written, music will probably not be the first thing anyone remembers about 2016. Nevertheless, the music was excellent—memorable and meaningful enough…
SPIN Staff / December 13, 2016

Lucy Dacus: Film-School Dropout Turned Alt-Folk Darling

Lucy Dacus used to want to be a film director. Growing up in Richmond, Virginia, the 21-year-old singer-songwriter watched Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window and Federico Fellini's…
Rachel Brodsky / August 26, 2016

Lucy Dacus Makes Her National TV Debut on ‘CBS This Morning’

Singer-songwriter Lucy Dacus made her national television debut on CBS This Morning today, supporting the forthcoming Matador re-release of her excellent, poignant album No Burden — one of SPIN's Best Albums…
Anna Gaca / July 30, 2016

Lucy Dacus’ Tender Tiny Desk Concert Is a Delightful Watch

Richmond, Virginia's Lucy Dacus was recently picked up by Matador on the strength of her February album No Burden, one of SPIN's favorite of 2016. She's currently on tour, but she…
Anna Gaca / July 29, 2016

Lucy Dacus Signs to Matador, Will Reissue ‘No Burden’ in the Fall

Richmond singer-songwriter Lucy Dacus has signed to Matador Records and will release a reissue of her debut (and one of SPIN's favorite albums of 2016),…
Rachel Brodsky / June 22, 2016

The 66 Best Songs of 2016 So Far

If the album is still supposed to be dying, nobody told 2016 – it's hard to remember a year that was so dominated by the…
SPIN Staff / June 3, 2016

The 50 Best Albums of 2016 So Far

Now that we're nearly halfway done with 2016, the time has come for your annual summer-listening list. Expect to find a tender comeback from the…
SPIN Staff / June 1, 2016

Watch Lucy Dacus’ Literally Old School New Video for ‘I Don’t Wanna Be Funny Anymore’

Lucy Dacus melted more than a few hearts with her debut record (and SPIN Album of the Week) No Burden, and she's back today with a new video…
Anna Gaca / March 21, 2016

Review: Lucy Dacus’ ‘No Burden’ Is a Survival Guide to Bending and Breaking

Lucy Dacus’ excellent opening salvo "I Don’t Wanna Be Funny Anymore" recalls that of a very, very different artist: Katy Perry’s "One of the Boys,"
Dan Weiss / February 22, 2016