All Bets Are Off

Tamar Aphek - All Bets Are Off
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2021 Ratings: #573 / 661
User Score
Based on 31 ratings
Liked by 2 people
January 29, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
Daptone / Label
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Poised somewhere between elegance and ferocity, All Bets Are Off is an exciting debut from an artist who thrives on the unexpected.

Beats Per Minute

All Bets Are Off is chock-full of enticing tensions, rewarding catharses, and aesthetic sublimities, Aphek asserting an undeniable and incendiary presence.


That voice, so confident and direct in its assault, catches you off guard, emerging initially without a trace of guile or manipulation.

Fue impresionante para mí el saber que All Bets Are Of es el primer disco de Tamar, y es que esta chica parece ya consolidada, muestra unas tablas admirables, dominio absoluto de diferentes géneros, desde el dreampop, unos toques jazzísticos en algunas bases de su batería, el soul al que llega el registro de su voz y el cómo logra la convergencia de ellos de manera orgánica. Aphek derrocha sensualidad, sería buena elección como soundtrack ... read more
Mid-high 5/10
Not liking the production, the high pitched drum gets repetitive, but I’m liking the vocals a little bit

Album:All bets are off (2021)
Artist: Tamar aphex @tamar_aphek
Genre: Alternative rock

Disliked: show me your pretty side

Meh: Russian winter, all I know, drive, crossbow, beautiful confusion, nothing can surprise me, as time goes by

Liked: too much information
Fav Tracks: --
it has weird gate of enterance, almost like the record's trying to knock you off. eventually gets better over time, and in my case, had that sudden revelation during Drive. gets more enjoyable later on
Great post-rock with elements of alt rock and pop. I love how dark and distorted the instruments are. It makes the whole album really chilling and atmospheric. The simple yet effective baselines drive the music forward. This album’s artist knows how to write a good melody.
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Added on: December 13, 2020