Top 50 Records of 2020, So Far (PopMatters)

My contribution to PopMatters‘ top 50 (so far): Chicago-based cellist Alison Chesley is accustomed to providing the sonic equivalent of accent marks and highlights on other people’s statements of intent. She has appeared on some 150 LPs, offering the bowed weep and illuminating scope of her instrument to the likes of Anthrax, Russian Circles, Bob…