Lambchop - FLOTUS
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Doofy
95
Lambchop dive headlong into the most bizarre example of vocal treatment this side of Bladee - and this is only the first of a number of reasons the album shouldn't work.

The lyrics are odd (even by Wagner's standards), the album is ridiculously long and one toned and is bookended by two quarter of an hour long tracks - plus most of these songs have a very loose regard for song writing convention.

The thing is, it just works, ending up both substantial and inviting. A cult classic in the ... read more
EMR
57
His new work sounds gorgeous at first listen, lush and atmospheric, but so lightweight that it can get stale very quickly. Sure, there is some charm to what Lamchop does here, but if you analyze the songs' structures, there is actually very little to no direction at all in most of the cuts here, and for the most part, this album drifts, wanders around while getting nowhere in the end. Still makes up for a chilling session at home, though, that is for sure.
ThrowBackG
78
"I wAs lIstEniNg t0 Lo-fI beAts bEfoRe iT waS cOoL!"

Okay, but really. I've had a less than favorable history with Lambchop as a band. Mostly because their sound wasn't something I was looking for when I was younger. Giving this a spin was right what I needed in the moment and (to some extent) right now. It's extremely uneventful, sparse and quiet and somehow that's the best thing about it! It is pretty breezy not too impressionable like most of their work. It's also noticbly focused ... read more
tha138
71
Kurt Wagner refreshes his sonic structures with organic electronica in an attempt to give to his tuneful melodies a contemporary outfit which, despite its expected elegance is standing embarrassed in front of the mirror.
CheapandLethal
70
Worth a listen
Kokolores
80
Easy listening at a very high and mature level.
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