Kid Kruschev
Sleigh Bells - Kid Kruschev
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
User Score
Based on 23 ratings
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
The Skinny

Kid Kruschev sees Sleigh Bells strike a delicate balance, branching into new creative waters whilst staying true to the musical formula which first garnered them attention.

80
The 405

It may be a slight statement, but it does more to rejuvenate them than their last full-length in half the time. At just over 20 minutes, there's no room for excess.

70
Northern Transmissions

While Alexis Krauss’ vocals are a fun standout of the record, the album is so consistently jumping somewhere new that they’re hard to remember for long.

70
Drowned in Sound

As a 'mini-album', Kid Kruschev contains all the bubblegum pyrotechnics that Sleigh Bells perfected last year ... In the process, Krauss and Miller evoke plenty of the tricks and weaponry that made Jessica Rabbit so explosive.

64
Pitchfork

Their lean new mini-album has more thematic cohesion than their previous releases and also a surprising tenderness.

50
Slant Magazine

Back in 2010, one could have uncharitably called them a hard-rock band for those who don’t want to admit they like hard rock. Now, they’ve unquestionably moved beyond that label but have lost some of their identity in the process.

40
The Line of Best Fit

Kid Kruschev feels like a panic of premature ideas jumbled together, resulting in a trying listen.



Added on: October 15, 2017