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Aug 02, 2023

The Handsome Family has steadily built a cult following over the years while plumbing the dark western gothic corners of Americana, crafting layered character portraits amidst shadowed instrumentals. Next month, Brett and Rennie Sparks are back with their eleventh studio album, Hollow, out September 8th, which finds the band exploring lush and haunting sketches of the post-pandemic world while retaining a mischievous off-kilter tinge. More

Phoebe Bridgers Shares a Cover of The Handsome Family’s “So Much Wine” as This Year’s Holiday Single

Proceeds Benefit the Los Angeles LGBT Center and Track Features Andrew Bird

Nov 17, 2022

Phoebe Bridgers has shared a new cover of The Handsome Family’s “So Much Wine,” with proceeds benefiting the Los Angeles LGBT Center. The track features Andrew Bird (on backing vocals, violin, and whistling). It’s this year’s holiday single (every year Bridgers releases a single tied to Christmas). More


Sep 11, 2023

June Carter and Johnny Cash, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Faith Evans and The Notorious B.I.G. (okay, maybe not the last pair)—all mighty musical marriages, both figuratively and literally, that claim a place in the canon of modern songwriting. More