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Consumer Guide: January, 2021

Music from Morocco, Senegal, Kingston (Jamaica and New York), Minneapolis, and Omaha, Nebraska. Plus rhyme as analysis and rhyme as meaning, and Taylor Swift's future Christmas classic.

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Phoebe Bridgers: Punisher (Dead Oceans)

Drive-By Truckers: The New OK (ATO)

Open Mike Eagle: Anime Trauma Divorce (AutoReverse)

Fox Green: The Longest April (self-released)

Group Doueh & Cheveu: Dakhla Sahara Session (Born Bad)

Guiss Guiss Bou Bess: Set Sela (Helico)

McCarthy Trenching: Perfect Game (self-released)

Munson-Hicks Party Supplies: Munson-Hicks Party Supplies (Soft Launch)

Sault: Untitled (Black Is) (Forever Living Originals)

75 Dollar Bill Little Big Band: Live at Tubby's (Grapefruit)

Songhoy Blues: Optimisme (Fat Possum)

Taylor Swift: Evermore (Republic)

Toots and the Maytals: Got to Be Tough (Trojan Jamaica)

Viktor Vaughn: Vaudeville Villain (Sound-Ink)

And It Don't Stop, Jan. 13, 2021

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