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Consumer Guide: December, 2023

Dolly ranges from good fun to genius, Buck 65 ranges through the alphabet, the Feelies range through the Velvet Underground, and the Human Hearts range through simple yet well-honed melodies.

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Barbie the Album (Atlantic)

Buck 65: Super Dope (self-released)

Buck 65: Punk Rock B-Boy (self-released)

CMAT: Crazymad, for Me (Cmatbaby)

Ryan Davis & the Roadhouse Band: Dancing on the Edge (Repressed)

The Feelies: Some Kinda Love: Performing the Music of the Velvet Underground (Bar/None)

The Human Hearts: Viable (Open Boat)

Terry Klein: Leave the Light On (self-released)

Megan Moroney: Lucky (Columbia)

Azuka Moweta & Aniome Brothers Band: Nwanne Bu Ife (Palenque)

Dolly Parton: Rockstar (Butterfly/Big Machine)

Piconema: East African Hits on the Colombian Coast (Rocafort)

Homeboy Sandman: Rich (Mello Music)

Tele Novella: Poet's Tooth (Kill Rock Stars)

And It Don't Stop, December 13, 2023

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