Flood Network

Katie Dey - Flood Network
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2016 Ratings: #324 / 758
User Score
Based on 29 ratings
2016 Ratings: #413
August 12, 2016 / Release Date
LP / Format
Joy Void / Label
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Though there’s no definite number-one like last year, the conversation is absolutely one with impressive depth to it. Flood Network, in its ability to be adaptable to any season, to any emotion, to any element of the human experience, has rightfully earned its place in this conversation.


Flood Network is ultimately a record of conflict, uncertainty, destruction, and decline, all presented gleaming on a liquid-crystal display.

It’s the kind of record that properly justifies the “bedroom-pop” tag, not just in the sense of where it’s made but the conflicted serenity to be found there, where our identities reconfigure in private, away from the distorting outside world.
Consequence of Sound
At any point, the record feels like it could fall apart into a pile of guitar chords and digital code. But when it hits the sweet spot, the wobble is infectious and compelling.

Dey's music clearly isn't going to resonate with everyone, but it's unquestionable that she has a unique vision, and Flood Network is a restlessly inventive album.

Tiny Mix Tapes

After an early rush out, Dey pulls back with a tidal recede, gearing up for a larger, more expansive pop trajectory. But for now, Flood Network shows the growing pains of acclaim, responding with a thoughtful ebb, a skim across the sand before the flood.

This album makes my brain feel like it's broken...in a good way!
Katie Dey is a newcomer Melbourne-based singer/songwriter/producer with seemingly little resources but an enormous hunger for creation. On her debut record, the artist reveals once again the overwhelming ammount of sonic ideas that constantly flowed out of her previous work. Building a huge castle of fantastic, colorful worlds upon the bedroom-pop structures of her aesthetics, Dey sounds overflowed with innocence and joy, even though her vocals are often disjointed and presented in quite the ... read more
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Track List

  1. All
  2. (F1)
  3. Fleas
  4. (F2)
  5. Frailty
  6. (F3)
  7. Fake Health
  8. (F4)
  9. Fear O the Light
  10. (F5)
  11. So You Pick Yourself Up
  12. (F6)
  13. Only to Trip and Fall Down Again
  14. (F7)
  15. Debt
  16. (F8)
  17. It's Simpler To Make Home On the Ground
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Added on: August 8, 2016