Consumer Guide: August, 2020
Voices as instruments, Miamians from the trenches, sex & romance from London & LA, and a utopian wish from Stoughton, Mass. Plus: pastoral mysticism, ebullient escapism, and old-school caterwauling.
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Arbor Labor Union: New Petal Instants (Arrowhawk)
Birds of Prey (Emblem/Atlantic)
The Boswell Sisters: Shout, Sister, Shout! (Retrospective)
Car Seat Headrest: Making a Door Less Open (Matador)
John Chibadura: The Best of John Chibadura (Zimbabwe Music Corporation)
City Girls: City on Lock (Quality Control/Motown)
Deap Vally & the Flaming Lips: Deap Lips (Cooking Vinyl)
Dream Wife: So When You Gonna . . . (Lucky Number)
Emily Duff: Born on the Ground (Mr. Mudshow Music)
Haim: Women in Music Pt. III (Columbia)
Kehlani: It Was Good Until It Wasn't (Atlantic)
Lori McKenna: The Balladeer (CN/Thirty Tigers)
X: Alphabetland (Fat Possum)