Stranger things: Phoebe Bridgers wields Eddie Munson’s guitar in Boygenius’ instrument-hurling, B.C. Rich-rocking, Beatles-channeling SNL appearance

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Boygenius were the musical guests of honor on Saturday Night Live this weekend and (despite Timothée Chalamet’s incredible reprisal of his Soundcloud rapper Smoke Chedda Tha A$$ Getta), laid down one of the best performances of the season.

The group, made up of Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker and Lucy Dacus, dropped in to perform two tracks from their debut full-length, The Record (released earlier this year).

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Matt Parker
Features Editor,

Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.