AOTY 2023
Douglas Dare - Whelm
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2014 Ratings: #96 / 1038
User Score
Based on 24 ratings
Liked by 1 person
May 12, 2014 / Release Date
LP / Format
Erased Tapes / Label
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The british musician achieves with his ascetic debut to seduce us by using a lovingly lonely set of indie-classical melodies that tend to reach beauty instead of sadness.


I listen to this before i go to bed its so peaceful


It feels to me like a letter about summer 2016 sent forward in time to be received in summer 2020. Full of rotten hopes. An almost medieval kind of gloominess in modern times.

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Track List

  1. Clockwork
  2. Nile
  3. Repeat
  4. Caroline
  5. Whelm
  6. Unrest
  7. Lungful
  8. Whitewash
  9. Swim
  10. London's Rose

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Added on: May 6, 2014