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Consumer Guide: January, 2024

Brisk takedowns of Tucker Carlson and Jeff Bezos alongside shoplifting advice; hip-hop with undaunted flow and hip-hop with adult anxieties; and indomitable riffing courtesy of Detroit punks.

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Bar Italia: The Twits (Matador)

Blondshell: Blondshell (Partisan)

Bob Vylan: Bob Vylan Presents the Price of Life (Ghost Theatre)

Danny Brown: Quaranta (Warp)

Hamell on Trial: Bring the Kids (Saustex)

PJ Harvey: I Inside the Old Year Dying (Partisan)

Sofia Kourtesis: Madres (Ninja Tune)

Memphis LK: True Love and Its Consequences (Dot Dash)

Nicki Minaj: Pink Friday 2 (Young Money/Republic)

Native Soul: Teenage Dreams (Awesome Tapes From Africa '21)

Pony: Velveteen (Take This to Heart)

Shabazz Palaces: Robed in Rareness (Sub Pop)

Todd Snider: Crank It, We're Doomed (Aimless/Thirty Tigers)

Tyvek: Overground (Ginkgo)

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