Cranberry
Hovvdy - Cranberry
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Based on 1 review
User Score
Based on 64 ratings
2018 Ratings: #147
February 9, 2018 / Release Date
LP / Format
Double Double Whammy / Label
Lo-Fi, Indie Folk / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

75
Pitchfork

The Austin indie-pop duo’s music conjures a steady, gentle longing. Foggy, warm, and wistful, it sounds like faded time.

Feb 12, 2018
dyelir
68
I think Hovvdy, Chvrches, Wavves and Alvvays should form a super group with their first album being titled vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv
Feb 9, 2018
MySoftBulletin
78
This reminds me of (Sandy) Alex G's more stripped back and melodic tracks, a very sweet and peaceful listening experience
Mar 23, 2018
gabbygee
75
very listenable during monday morning breakfast
Mar 23, 2018
liammenzies
55
Huge dip in quality and while it does have its moments, it won't be something that I'm eager to return to anytime soon.
Mar 7, 2018
73
“Cranberry” can be a bit difficult to crack, but a careful listen reveals it to be a quietly potent and powerful record. Superficially, I haven’t heard an album this year that sounds quite as *indie* as “Cranberry.” Hovvdy makes slowcore-influenced lo-fi music that can conjure big-name 90s indie bands, but their lyrical approach is somewhat more impressionist, a bit nostalgic and transient. The closet contemporary parallel is probably Alex G’s softer songs, ... read more
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Added on: November 23, 2017