Mystic Sisters

City of Caterpillar - Mystic Sisters
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
User Score
Based on 58 ratings
2022 Ratings: #216
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CRITIC REVIEWS

84
Sputnikmusic

Most screamo (or adjacent) music speaks to me through nostalgia for a broken past; Mystic Sisters is both steeped in this and outright inspiring in the possibilities it finds for those long-abandoned shattered pieces.

80
Distorted Sound
It holds onto enough of the band’s original sound to pick up largely where they left off all those years ago, with bursts of frenetic screamo and angular post-hardcore scraping and screeching their way out of more atmospheric and occasionally quite melodic post-rock passages.
80
Spectrum Culture
City of Caterpillar approach aging with outright stubbornness, refusing to concede or adjust themselves.
70
Exclaim!
It's music for descending into a deep, dark void, slowly at first and then with frightening speed.
Doofy
76

Sounds like if Fugazi had kept going and incorporated anything even vaguely genre aligned to them that's happened in music since 2001. A good thing.

NTTR
60

City of Caterpillar - Mystic Sisters

Genre: Screamo
Country: US

Final Verdict: 60% (Good Album)
Yearly Ranking: 596th / 980

Highlight: Mystic Sisters

Made me think of:
Envy
Orchid
Pg.99

blackholefriend
86

do you guys remember earlier this year when Gospel came back after 17 years of inactivity to release a sophomore album that was absolutely excellent? that was kind of my expectations with this new City of Caterpillar album.

this album definitely leans into a lot of post-rock, which is a huge difference from their first album, their self titled. am i the number one post rock fan ever? no. not even top, like 100? nope. however, i would be lying if i said i didn’t enjoy this album at all. a ... read more

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Added on: August 2, 2022