Storm In Summer

Skullcrusher - Storm In Summer
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Based on 6 reviews
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Based on 45 ratings
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April 9, 2021 / Release Date
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Skullcrusher continues to live up to her name, creating lyrically aggressive songs balanced out through shoegaze-y folk textures. This feels less like a new direction and more of an extension of the themes from her first EP. Ballentine continues to carve out a reflective space through guitars and her reverberated voice. It is cathartic, melancholic music that begs for gentle reflections while bathed in sunlight. The title track is particularly sparkling, sounding like something written between ... read more
A very solid EP that she can only build upon
The potential she has to be big and recognized as much as Phoebe Bridgers and Soccer Mommy is immense. I've been obsessed with her since her s/t EP last year. I cannot wait for an LP in the future. This EP oozes with so much emotion but executed it simple enough to highlight all those emotions alongside the lyrics.
Possibly the next big name in indie folk if they release a full album soon.
This ep sounds like it’s trying too hard to sound diy and catchy as well, then falling short on both. I don’t like the melodies a lot of the time and the vocals sound too clumsy. While it didn’t impress me lots felt unnecessary. The ideas are really really vague and the moods are usually not meaty at all.

The extra sounds from the guitar in “Windshield” get super irritating. The structure is just the same 2 parts repeated, and it feels conventional. The sung parts ... read more
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Added on: March 8, 2021