The Gentle Maverick

Gold Celeste - The Gentle Maverick
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October 4, 2019 / Release Date
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{SJO 5}

A nice sounding breezy atmosphere is all that saves this very milktoast indie rock album. Not much to say on this one either. At times the music fades into the background so much that you’re convinced the sound of your AC vent running in the background is somehow a part of the music.

Mehhh. I've run out of things to say.
SJO4 Counter: 5

gives me absolutely colossal Unknown Mortal Orchestra vibes. like, if you told me these were some II bonus tracks, i'd believe you in a heartbeat. it's definitely a bit bloated, doesn't have the incredibly infectious songwriting of albums like II, and just in general kind of fades into the background--but i still found it decently enjoyable. there are some fun songs here for sure, if you're willing to go sifting a little. the tracks with a more indie-rock tinge to 'em, like ... read more
SJO #4 - Rainbow Tinted Splatters - 5

Gold Celeste are like a Tame Impala that entered somebody’s dreams in the 1970s and decided to manifest itself as a real musical group. They blend that dream pop aesthetic through most of these tracks with the soul-infused sounds of the early to mid 70s. The percussion seems far away and distant, while the added on instrumentation is right in your face. It’s a hypnotic experience, and one that I will be returning to a lot.

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can’t say enough good things about this band. ever since i stumbled upon ‘The Glow’ i’ve been dying to hear more pleasant sounds from these boys. they honestly outdid themselves in every way imaginable. every track, including the 3 fillers, is so smooth and relaxing. love this band and can’t wait to see what else they have in store for us.
Gorgeous Norwegian psych pop
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Added on: September 20, 2019