Double Vanity

BRONCHO - Double Vanity
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2016 Ratings: #682 / 926
User Score
Based on 20 ratings
June 10, 2016 / Release Date
LP / Format
Dine Alone / Label
Garage Rock / Genres
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The 405

Double Vanity has made BRONCHO a group that is difficult to peg. By slowing things down and thickening their sound, the band has found themselves straddling many different labels at once.


It's like BRONCHO took all the energy of their faster songs, extracted the immediacy and punch, then slowed it to half speed. Instead of playing the songs slow and dozy, the band sounds tightly coiled and insistent beneath all the gunk.

A.V. Club

Double Vanity is a major sonic leap that comes at the expense of energy and songwriting.

Consequence of Sound

BRONCHO slow down on Double Vanity, a pleasant movement in some ways. But like R.E.M.’s Monster, another one of those ambitious garage rock dalliances, the aesthetic is too dense, the result too one-dimensional.

Hey, BRONCHO, what do you think about dick and balls?
The second outing of BRONCHO sees a reinvention of their sound. It's slowed down and more psychedelic. What you get is 11 tracks of somewhat-above average. Very few tracks great enough to praise, but no tracks poor enough to lament.

Favorite tracks: Fantasy Boys, New Karma
What happened, Broncho? Where are the catchy songs?
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Track List

  1. All Time
  2. Fantasy Boys
  3. I Know You
  4. Jenny Loves Jenae
  5. Highly Unintentional
  6. Señora Borealis
  7. New Karma
  8. Speed Demon
  9. Soak Up the Sun
  10. Two Step
  11. Wanna

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Added on: April 28, 2016