December 9, 2019
Shipped December 9, 2019
Writer Eli Enis catches up with breakout indie act Big Thief, talking to frontwoman Adrianne Lenker about their very busy year. We take a deeper look at indie record label Saddle Creek and how their local-centric approach to signing new acts continues to push boundaries.
The Nueva Amanecer from Guatemala lays a foundation of body and balance with its toasted marshmallow sweetness and hint of orange. A Rwanda from the Hingakawa Women’s Coffee Association introduces additional oomph with its red fruit vibrancy. Finally a microlot selection of meticulously processed pacamara-variety beans from María Isabel Hernández’s farm in Chalatenango El Salvador delivers a cherry cola splash that carries into the finish.