Dolphine

Mega Bog - Dolphine
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2019 Ratings: #243 / 476
User Score
Based on 48 ratings
2019 Ratings: #310
June 28, 2019 / Release Date
LP / Format
Paradise of Bachelors / Label
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MasterCrackfox
75
Instrumentally, this is ever engaging and expansive. There never seems to be a dull moment from a sonic perspective and its easy to be lulled into a state of comfort but at the same time it keeps you on your toes, never fully sure what to expect next. It feels at moments cinematic in nature, but at other times simple yet gorgeous.

From a vocal performance, this is a bit of a mixed bag for me. There are times when it clicks, and other times when it simply doesn't. At the very least, it is ... read more
usedtobe
84
Singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Erin Birgy's fifth studio record finds her wading under the currents at her most cohesive, strongest release to date. Vaporous vocals, unconventional string and guitar arrangements adorn these tracks of an imagined utopia suggesting off-kilter moments of dazzle. With the collaboration to such strong indie figures as Meg Duffy aka Hand Habits and Big Thief’s James Krivchenia, this is a work that reverberates with strong passion for a sound ever ... read more
notanalt
70
The Great Dolphini
Jebus
62
This album has some of the most gorgeous instrumentation I've heard all year but the vocals really aren't doing anything for me. At certain points I'm confused on whether she's trying to sing or not. I can't express how many times during this album I expect a song to be great but it ends up being its own worst enemy. An example of this would be the instrumental track "Fwee Again" Where at the peak of emotion in the song these grating children's screams start playing for seemingly no ... read more
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Track List

  1. For the Old World
  2. I Hear You Listening (To the Bug on My Wall)
  3. Diary of a Rose
  4. Dolphine
  5. Left Door
  6. Spit in the Eye of the Fire King (by Ash Rickli)
  7. Truth in the Wild
  8. Shadows Break
  9. Untitled (with "C")
  10. Fwee Again
  11. Waiting in the Story
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