Katie Von Schleicher - Consummation
Critic Score
Based on 10 reviews
2020 Ratings: #298 / 673
User Score
Based on 87 ratings
2020 Ratings: #422
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May 22, 2020 / Release Date
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Ba Da Bing! / Label
Indie Rock / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
NME

The Brooklyn artist plumbs darker depths than before, offsetting her stark lyrics with bright, jangling melodies in the search for inner-peace.

80
Clash

The dark take on pop music means her songs dig deep on this intriguing, and at times, strange adventure, and Katie Von Schleicher’s latest project is more complex than anything she has released before.

80
AllMusic

Consummation is a bold step forward and confirmation that Katie von Schleicher has a great deal to offer and should be creating satisfying music for a long time to come.

77
Paste
The Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter nails the multi-genre concept on her standout sophomore LP.
74
Pitchfork

With virtuosic arrangements and cavernous production flourishes, the Brooklyn songwriter’s second full-length is an ambitious record that miraculously does not feel like it’s taking on too much.

70
Loud and Quiet

Channelling Cate Le Bon in its more melodic, piano-led moments and Aldous Harding in its evasive turns, Consummation is a patchwork of conflicting stances and miscommunications.

JacksonLerner
85
katie sounds like a dreamy version of angel olsen. both have a distinct edge: an edginess that simultaneously renders and empowers

after an impressive start (you remind me): the album begins to peak during ‘caged sleep’ , and the momentum continues through every track thereafter

on first listen, i perceived the music as inconsistent and dull. it seemed doomed in playfulness. almost begging to self sabotage the sophistication.

now, i believe each synth, second, and sound serves ... read more
Muratka
98
Идеальный альбом от Katie Von Schleicher пропитан мелодичными и приятными песнями, от которых на душе становится одновременно грустно и весело. В очередной раз можно доказать тот факт, что самая простая песня может превратиться в искусство, если иметь соответствующий голос. Новая ... read more
usedtobe
77
New York-based artist newest effort brings on the good in chamber pop and laced with her own distinct individuality, coupled with sparse lyricism and jangly melodies, up par to her 2017’s Shitty Hits. She distinctly reminds me of her contemporaries, highly of Aldous Harding or Angel Olsen with her inspiration towards fractured relationships. This is a good one.
Barelydead
74
"Consummation" is an indie rock album with elements of dream pop and indie pop music, so is a mellow record. Katie Von Schleicher's warm and ethereal vocals make the album Airy and Stylish. "Katie Von Schleicher" focuses on themes of love, abuse,depression and self-harm, and manages to keep a balance.
This is not an album that you haven't listened before, but "Katie Von Schleicher" with her dreamy vocals and some interesting lines shows that has a shred of ... read more
chunderz
78
It treads that fine line between standard folk pop and deconstructed, haunting pop with devastating affect. Didn't expect much coming into this one, so I'm pleasantly surprised.
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Track List

  1. You Remind Me
  2. Wheel
  3. Nowhere
  4. Caged Sleep
  5. Messenger
  6. Loud
  7. Strangest Thing
  8. Can You Help?
  9. Brutality
  10. Hammer
  11. Power
  12. Gross
  13. Nothing Lasts
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Added on: February 25, 2020