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Devendra Banhart, Nino Rojo

The Onion A.V. Club | by Stephen Thompson

...a succession of crushingly beautiful tearjerkers

Devendra Banhart has released three albums and an EP of weird, warbling, low-fidelity folk music in the last two years, drawing the attention of everyone from high-profile critics to multi-platinum sensation Norah Jones, who nominated him for this year's Shortlist Music Prize. Banhart remains anything but consistent, but his new Niño Rojo (Young God) (Buy It!) strips away many of his oddest affectations, revealing a succession of crushingly beautiful tearjerkers like the aching "At The Hop"...
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