Adrianne Lenker ‘Songs’ out 23rd October 2020

Filmed by Adrianne Lenker and Philip Weinrobe

Lenker made the record (out on 4AD) in a one-room cabin in the woods of Western Massachusetts where she holed up in spring, waiting out the early days of the pandemic and reeling from a broken heart. The simple pinewood planks of the shack’s interior reminded her, she said, of “the inside of an acoustic guitar,” which is to say it felt like home. Her friend Philip Weinrobe, a recording engineer, was summoned with a truckload of gear: half-inch tape machines, XLR cables, a binaural mic. ...

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