Cass McCombs - Tip of the Sphere
Tip of the Sphere
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Doofy
89
Tip of the Sphere?

Top of the Pile! :D
tinymusiccritic
77
On ‘Sleeping Volcanoes’, the first advance single from Tip of the Sphere, Cass McCombs tells it like it is whilst sounding uncannily like Sultans of Swing-era Mark Knopfler:

“Help us, Armageddon
[...]
We’re over it!”

It’s a prescient sentiment from a man who has always made a point of being out of step with the zeitgeist. Then again, misanthropy is timeless, right? We’ve always deserved to die. Sometimes we just deserve it a little bit more. And now ... read more
LeoSylph
85
Music can be magical. Magic can become real when you listen to a record like this. So soothing, chilling and concerning at the same time, making you feel and making you think about things happening around from the most normal daily ones to the most complex at times… Tip of the sphere is a clever name for this, when you realize, the most kind of stuff in life doesn’t necessary need to have sense to be understandable, like music and feelings. And that’s what this album evokes.
dearsongs
NR
Bit too jam band ish for me, don’t see myself coming back much. It's not bad, just not really my taste.
MasterCrackfox
74
I see this album as one similar to Kurt Vile and The War On Drugs, incorporating elements of previous eras of rock music and combining them with a more modern feel. In comparison to TWOD, this album is infinitely less complex and more toned down as compared to the relative intricacies exhibited on that groups work. This is either a positive or a negative depending on who you are; it could mean this is a more straightforward record that isn't bogged down with complexities, or it could mean it is ... read more
sophiaabbey
49
A poor man's Kurt Vile. I am bored.
DukeEman
78
The maturity of Cass, combining elements of psychedelia with folk and other creative Worldly forces...
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63%of users like this album
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