Jinx

Crumb - Jinx
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2019 Ratings: #306 / 766
User Score
Based on 299 ratings
2019 Ratings: #216
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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

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LilGatorade
50
Hi it's my birthday please say happy birthday
ItzProMusic
71
Jinx is a pretty nice debut album from indie/psychedelic band Crumb. There's a lot of good songs on here that don't feel as dragged out as the ones on their previous EPs. The songwriting is fine and it's really cool to just lay back and listen to. I won't lie, it's pretty forgettable. I could listen to this a ton of times and not remember a single song. Still, it's super fun and the instrumentals are very smooth and clean.
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60
"After all this time you still let the light in"

El espectro de bandas indies que han agarrado la carrerilla gracias a la puesta en escena de Tame Impala y compañía es muy poco variada, a lo sumo de algunas excepciones. Son muchas, por supuesto, pero todas llegan al mismo punto. O se vuelven mas hacia un estilo mas experimental y funk o llevan la balada ambiental a otro punto. Que no esta mal, pero confirma mi punto.

Ya con Tame Impala probando nuevos ... read more
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Added on: May 8, 2019