Leon Bridges & Khruangbin - Texas Moon
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
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Based on 143 ratings
2022 Ratings: #231
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
Northern Transmissions
Versus their previous release, this record has more of a toned down vibe to it along with a few subtleties weaving in and out.
80
American Songwriter

But, adhering to the nighttime theme, these tracks find a mesmerizing, undulating, deep groove and stick with it.

80
Exclaim!

Every track on Texas Moon is a moment of catharsis, delivered with as much swagger as spirituality.

77
Paste

Not only does Texas Moon show Bridges and Khruangbin in musical harmony, but it also demonstrates that their collaboration has had a distinct impact on each songwriter’s sound.

72
Spectrum Culture
Second helping of slinky, sexy, Texas-infused tunes from a solo act and a band that equals more than the sum of their parts.
70
AllMusic
Augmented as usual by Will Van Horn on pedal steel, Khruangbin keep it economical at a stringent level -- sometimes as if they're trying to see how little they can play. The results are nonetheless fulfilling.
70
Under The Radar

Not a sequel as much as the photographic negative to Texas Sun, the EP is a collaboration that works best when it accents each group, finding something neither touch on their own.

daltdisney
75

The EP as a whole is pretty damn good, but “Doris” and “Mariella” are next-level stellar. I need Khruangbin and Leon Bridges to make more songs named after women as soon as possible.

gopxity
74

Khruangbin has become one of my favorite groups in recent years as their production is always sounding unbelievably clean. They teamed up with Leon Bridges once again for their second EP together, and I think they did a great job together. Leon's vocals match their production quite well and they seem to have great chemistry together.

SonicDiscovery
72

This newest Texas Moon EP is not just a sequel to last years Texas Sun, the collaboration between Texas musicians Khruangbin & Leon Bridges, but it’s another indicator of how well each artists vibe fits within the others. Yeah the smoothness of opener “Doris” is more akin to Bridges and the boogie of “B-Side” is all Khruangbin, yet neither sound out of place. This partnership doesn’t need anything new for it to be a good listen, especially when you have ... read more

devmo03
70

Pretty straightforward collaboration between two very talented musical entities. I believe there's one more Khruangbin/Leon Bridges project coming fairly soon, and I imagine it will also be good.

DareG
77

Deep, chilled, and soulful twilight psychedelia

Standouts: Mariella, B-Side

Dropouts: none

DalekTurret32
82

The night time counterpart to Texas Sun. I didn’t like this one as much as that EP, but it still has that breezy vibe. The wah-wah guitars open up this project nicely and Leon Bridges is a great fit for Khruangbin’s style that switches between chill and funky.

Fave Tracks: "B-Side": "Chocolate Hills"

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Added on: December 9, 2021