Projector

Geese - Projector
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2021 Ratings: #351 / 661
User Score
Based on 125 ratings
2021 Ratings: #107
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Rolling Stone
An album that rewards both short attention spans and deep listening. It’s a real treat to hear them zip between sonic epiphanies.
80
NME
With ‘Projector’, the band have escaped their modest confines of a studio where pipes leak onto amps and delivered some of the most compelling new guitar music around.
80
Beats Per Minute

Projector is a wildly successful debut from New York’s newest post-punk torchbearers.

70
DIY
Geese manage to add interesting new wrinkles to their sound, suggesting that, in time, the post-punk rulebook could yet be ripped up all over again.
66
Pitchfork

With impressive performances and a few promising moments, the young Brooklyn post-punk band clearly knows all the right moves—but it’s hard to tell what moves them.

prets
70
fantasies / bottle
Schmedess
79
GEEEEEESE!!!!!

This album is awesome.
I think that the world of modern-day post-punk has become kind of oversaturated through some of its biggest acts such as Squid and Black Country New Road (and every band coming out of the UK at the moment), however from the second I heard Geese's single "Disco" I knew I was in for something special. I don't know why though; they aren't doing anything revolutionary, its not a SUPER original sound, but what I can give this record is that it is ... read more
aleksandrrose
83
best rock album of the year.

"projector" by geese almost instantaneously became one of my favorite projects released this year. although only 9 tracks long, the band of teenagers' debut album is a rich and eclectic work of art. cohesive yet daring, the album is made up of 9 compelling and nuanced tracks.

"projector" starts off with the hypnotic track "rain dance", a song that makes you want to dance in a circle in the woods. the song is bold and pulls the ... read more
gayville
70
Is it mean to say that I feel pain every time I see people of my age being this good at making music lmao

pd: i loved this record
TheCarioca
77
Rain Dance - 3/5
Low Era - 3/5
Fantasies / Survival - 5/5 ❤
First World Warrior - 4/5
Disco - 5/5 ❤
Projector - 5/5 ❤
Exploding House - 4/5
Bottle - 3/5
Opportunity is Knocking - 3/5
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Track List

1Rain Dance
3:23
78
2Low Era
4:14
81
3Fantasies / Survival
4:27
86
4First World Warrior
3:11
80
5Disco
6:47
89
6Projector
4:25
81
7Exploding House
6:04
80
8Bottle
3:31
76
9Opportunity is Knocking
5:06
75
Total Length: 41 minutes

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Added on: August 24, 2021