Jinx

Crumb - Jinx
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2019 Ratings: #223 / 632
User Score
Based on 219 ratings
2019 Ratings: #291
June 14, 2019 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

83
Consequence of Sound

A self-assured sound married to self-analytical songwriting makes Jinx the masterful soundtrack to those seemingly endless, restless nights.

80
Paste

When everything clicks, it’s nearly impossible to not be enraptured by Jinx.

80
The Line of Best Fit

Crumb’s debut is a hazy celestial ballet about New York, where you feel the right amount of drunk at all times.

80
Slant Magazine

Though their sonic palate is monochromatic, their music is both cogent and engrossing. Jinx feels like a hallucination that proves hard to shake.

78
Pitchfork

The New York City psych-rock quartet’s debut full-length beckons the listener with dreamy keyboards, twinkling guitar, and a recognizable buzz of stoic anxiety.

70
Clash

‘Jinx’ isn’t really a narrative anyway, more a fine assemblage in which a slightly eldritch weirdness is balanced with pop nous. It certainly feels like Crumb are on the cusp of something here.

Supertartory
65
This was a nice listen, there's not much else to say really.

This wasn't boring no, but it felt unengaging at points. Before you say anything, I don't dislike the sound, I like it quite a lot actually, it's just at certain points it feels quite well, dull. We start with quite a serene opener, Cracking, this is serenity done right, which I'll use as an example later. This song sets the tone well and shows what we're going into, something calming and nice. From track 1 onwards it's quite a calm ... read more
Plats
86
I loved "Locket" so I was interested in where their debut was gonna go. What I got was a short but sweet record with beautiful production and a lazy vibe that's very admirable and very easy to relax to. Overall, "Jinx" is a great recommendation for casual listeners who want something to vibe with and for those sound fanatics, like myself, who've been craving to scratch that psychedelic itch.

Fav Tracks: Ghostride, Nina, Part III, Fall Down, Jinx, And It Never Ends

Least ... read more
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80
I like how Miley Cyrus shows up in similar artists to Crumb

Cattitude is very similar to this.

Favourite tracks: Craking, Nina, M.R., The Letter, And it Never Ends, Jinx
Least favourite tracks: Faces, Part III
LilGatorade
50
Hi it's my birthday please say happy birthday
usedtobe
90
Brooklyn-based four-piece psych pop outfit Crumb's debut record finds them at a winning streak, blending ethereal, jazz-laden psych-rock into intoxicating effect. Coming through with a solid collection of EP's ( 2016’s Crumb and 2017’s Locket), they wholly captured the confident sound they are aiming for from the latter releases, with an immediate appeal instantly rewarding casual listeners and fans alike. A great record you can casually unwind on a Friday night, getting lost to ... read more
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Added on: May 8, 2019