Flow State

Tash Sultana - Flow State
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
User Score
Based on 80 ratings
2018 Ratings: #210
Liked by 1 person
August 31, 2018 / Release Date
LP / Format
Mom+Pop / Label
Neo-Soul, Art Pop / Genres
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Consequence of Sound

This is great pop music with an edge, a record full of good vibes and bad attitude that somehow manages to work everything out splendidly.

Rolling Stone

Australian one-person-band writes, sings, produces, shows off her guitar wizardry, and hops through multiple styles on a deeply impressive debut.


Sultana could stand to edit herself a bit better, but Flow State is unquestionably the work of a first-rate talent with potential, and if anyone is going to teach young women about the innate coolness of the guitar, she seems like just the person to do it.

The Guardian

Lacking any particularly memorable melodies, it is expansive and mellow, recalling 90s singer-songwriter fare with added R&B flavours, spacey instrumentation and psychedelic guitar wigouts.

tash vocals are sometimes weird and unenjoyable but damn her instrumentation is terrific

That is all.
bold statement: Tash Sultana is a world class guitarist on a par with the likes of Elvin Bishop or Carlos Santana. but like Bishop and Santana, they ought to consider handing off the vocals to a collaborator. they can still call the band "Tash Sultana" (like "Elvin Bishop" or "Santana"). their guitar work is the star attraction and always will be. I would have liked this album much more had it been purely instrumental throughout. the songs built around the, quite ... read more
Tash Sultana
Flow State
If you have not listened to her yet, PLEASE DO. My goodness. Amazing. Soul, R&B, Jazz, Rock n Roll, Southern Rock. Best part is she does it all on her own. It's incredible. Please check out "Cigarettes" and "Pink Moon" for just a taste.
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Track List

  1. Seed (Intro)
  2. Big Smoke
  3. Cigarettes
  4. Murder to the Mind (Album Mix)
  5. Seven
  6. Salvation
  7. Pink Moon
  8. Mellow Marmalade
  9. Harvest Love
  10. Mystik (Album Mix)
  11. Free Mind
  12. Blackbird
  13. Outro
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Added on: July 14, 2018