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A few of the things we’re listening to this week, in no particular order:

Pinetop Seven

Atavistic

There are no chiming guitars or soaring harmonies here: Pinetop traffics in violin, whistle, clarinet, rainstick, accordion, chimes, cymbals, marimba, melodica, and organ. The result is chilly, distant, and wind-rattled—No Depression music that’s actually kinda depressing. —Joe Dempsey