"Things aren't as bad as they seem."
Big Thief - Paul
Deerhoof - Learning to Apologize Effectively
Deerhoof - I Don't Want to Set the World on Fire
Big Thief - Masterpiece - Saddle Creek Records
Masterpiece received generally favorable reviews from critics; it has a rating of 79/100 on Metacritic, indicating "generally favorable reviews". Bob Boilen wrote for NPR that Big Thief was "a band bound by great songs," and called the title track of Masterpiece "one of the best songs I've heard this year."
Deerhoof - The Magic - Polyvinyl
Deerhoof is an American experimental rock band whose erratic style veers between noise pop, punk rock, and avant-garde. The band's live shows are known for their minimal gear, maximal volume, and surrealist banter. Since their formation in 1994 in San Francisco they have self-produced their records and self-managed their career.
Deerhoof are an often-cited musical influence on other artists, notably St. Vincent, Foo Fighters, Dirty Projectors,Stereolab, Sleigh Bells, and of Montreal. Deerhoof's songs are covered often by other artists (notably Phil Lesh, Los Campesinos!, Marco Benevento, David Bazan, and classical composer Marcos Balter.
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