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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)

And It Don't Stop, Aug. 12, 2020

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