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Mission of Burma - Unsound

Mission of Burma - Unsound
CRITIC SCORE
75
Based on 16 reviews
2012 Rank: #191 / 658
USER SCORE
71
Based on
5 ratings

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82
Paste
Paste

Unsound is the sound of a band that takes the same painstaking approach as they did three decades ago.

80
musicOMH
musicOMH

Unsound is a smile-inducing slab of post-punk awesome.

80
Consequence of Sound
Consequence of Sound

By engaging their simultaneous young-old dynamic, the band continually analyzes itself and its process.

77
Pitchfork
Pitchfork

Even when they stretch, their musical personality is so strong that they end up further confirming their consistency.

70
Drowned in Sound
Drowned in Sound

Mission of Burma have successfully walked that fine line between being consistent and running out of ideas. 

70
No Ripcord
No Ripcord

It’s easy to ignore what’s going on in the background of these tracks and get caught up in the strong riffs, but the songs will blur together if you do.

67
A.V. Club
A.V. Club

Where the previous comeback albums have roared, Unsound feels dull, uneven, and a little bored. 

65
The 405
The 405

Everything works well together, even when the songs are eschewing structure in favour of more exploratory ideas.

60
PopMatters
PopMatters

It too often feels like it is looking in the rear view mirror and previous glories

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DETAILS

RELEASED: July 9, 2012
FORMAT: LP
LABEL: Fire
GENRE: Post-Punk
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Added on: March 26, 2012