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Consumer Guide: November, 2023

Sixteen unfaltering songs from a Navy vet; painful honesty from Indonesia; electronic textures and beats with occasional choruses; and songs of global warming and the rich getting richer.

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Bombino: Sahel (Partisan)

Boygenius: The Rest (Interscope)

Zach Bryan: Summertime Blues (Warner)

Zach Bryan: Zach Bryan (Warner)

Zach Bryan: Boys of Faith (Warner)

DJ Shadow: Action Adventure (Mass Appeal/Liquid Amber)

The Front Bottoms: You Are Who You Hang Out With (Fueled by Ramen)

Grrrl Gang: Spunky! (Kill Rock Stars)

Horse Lords: Live in Leipzig (Northern Spy)

Lil Wayne: Tha Fix Before the VI (Young Money/Republic)

R. Ring: War Poems, We Rested (Don Giovanni)

A. Savage: Several Songs About Fire (Rough Trade)

Hemlocke Springs: Going . . . Going . . . Gone! (AWAL)

Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers: I Love You (Domestic La La)

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