Big Thief are, by a distance, the finest band in the world

Nice one.
Think I lost track of them before then.
You know who was good on Saddle Creek too? Willy Mason.

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Guys GBV are still going guys remember

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And indeed many, many other bands :smiley:

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And all of them are Bob pseudonyms

As if King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard isn’t one of his

I mean I’m not saying you’re wrong but ‘Boygenius’?

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“Agedmangenius”

i think people here think it’s aretha franklin

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It’s actually whoever I’m listening to right now and really really digging.

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it’s probably oh sees btw

I’ve never expressed an opinion about The Big Thiefs or heard them before, should I?

Thread for when @Severed799 is at it again

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That’s very flattering but as a rule I try not be very at it.

True, it’s only in Big Thief threads.

I have no idea what you are talking about

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This is almost why I think they’re the best band going.

I rinsed a lot of saddle creek style indie folk more than a decade ago until I ended up heartily sick of the entire genre. Nothing in this style has done anything for me for years. Big Thief are so good that even though they play a moribund genre I’m fed up with, I still love them!

Also it’s fine to be a naysayer, I was! I slid off their first two records because they really do take time to sink in. If I hadn’t given UFOF a fourth spin, I’d be on the “why is everyone losing their shit over this boring band?” side of the fence.

They’re nice. I like listening to them. But I expect the best band in the world to envoke more in me. So quite frankly you’re wrong

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Would never have persevered with UFOF if not for people on the music board singing its praises. Would have missed out on a lot of the music I love if not for this board.

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People who’ve not seen Lenker play live might have no idea how great a guitarist she is. Best i’ve ever seen in the flesh. Like watching Bert Jansch play.

Also, a completely unique vocalist, unquestionably, and a brilliant lyricist.

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