The writing style and compositions are reminiscent of centuries-old folk songs and lullabies, further lending to the notion of Spellling singing as some omniscient being.
Blossoming her one-woman show into an overwhelming soundscape of loops and effects, Baker nonetheless remains one of the most lyrically direct and bracing acts in modern music.
At 14 tracks and a few missteps, the album could be trimmed slightly, but the pair’s first full-length collaboration shows both artists bringing the best out of each other.
After years of writing impressionistic ballads in the abstract, Lucy Dacus has returned with a collection of songs steeped in nostalgia, regret, and explicit personal connection.
Like (almost) nothing you’ll hear this year, Bright Green Field is a remarkable and unabashedly strange debut for Squid, one that is as perplexing as it is addicting. The only thing more addicting is trying to describe them to your friends.
If nothing else, Jubilee is confirmation that Michelle Zauner is a great artist regardless of the context.