ACRN’s Top 25 Albums of 2019

25. Big Thief – U.F.O.F., [4AD; 2019] By Jonah Krueger, Staff Writer Big Thief’s U.F.O.F is just like it’s accompanying album art—dreamlike, deceptively simple, beautiful and packed full of details that are just obscured enough to avoid being fully grasped. It’s an album of compelling folk rock that pulls you in with some of the…

Revis(it)ing the Past: 2016 Edition

By Eric Perzanowski, Staff Writer Every year when December rolls around, I get the same sense of inundation. These feelings can originate from a number of things: finals, the looming holiday season, the impending changes to the weather. However, what really puts me over the top is the bombardment of year-end lists. As a reader,…

Album Review: Weyes Blood – Front Row Seat to Earth

By Jonathan Fuchs, Music Director [Mexican Summer; 2016] Rating: 7.5/10 Key Tracks: “Be Free,” “Can’t Go Home,” “Seven Words” If Joni Mitchell lived for another 30 years and made a brand new record, the end result would probably sound a lot like Front Row Seat to Earth, the fourth record from folk project Weyes Blood. This…