If you don't know Thao Nguyen of Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, you're in for a mind-blowing treat. She just dropped her fourth album, A Man Alive, this month, and it's her best yet. And there's not just one talented woman behind it-- the album was produced by Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs. That's right. An epic collaboration of epic females. I can't recommend this album highly enough-- it's got attitude, punch, and vulnerability. You can check out my review of the album on BUST Magazine. Check out the album's first video, for "An Astonished Man", below. Gahhhh. I love seeing creative badass women making music. Rock on.