Typhoon - Offerings
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2018 Ratings: #15 / 220
User Score
Based on 148 ratings
2018 Ratings: #37
Your Review


The 405

In music, bigger is, more often than not, not better. Offerings stands as the rare overtly grand Indie Rock undertaking that doesn't buckle under its ambition. Typhoon have delivered with aplomb.


You should give 'Offerings' its time in the sun. You should give it your full attention, and take it as an experience. It won’t be perfect for every moment, but it will be for the right moment.

The Skinny

Offerings is a sprawling, ambitious record; asking a lot of its listeners but offering plenty in return for their patience.

God Is in the TV

This is a brave, spectacularly bleak record, and is all the better for it.


Offerings, in its darkest moments, dissolves into a dreamscape. The record at times adopts that lo-fi sheen, where the relationship between sonic palette and subject matter grows stronger. It creates a place for the protagonist to disappear into, while the audience is confronted with the bitter truth -- like studying the ghost of a smile on a dead man’s face.

Spectrum Culture

Offerings takes a little patience, but it’s finally rewarding when its charms come into sharper focus.

Jan 12, 2018
The Maccabees goes emo
Jan 12, 2018
Sounds like a mellow Arcade Fire (Funeral era) mixed with Devotchka
Feb 1, 2018
Gotta end the first month on a high note. Damn this album was amazing. There was so much going on lyrically, layers upon layers of meaning and symbolism all put into one comprehensible and human storyline about memory and pain and mortality. Sonically too, this album was basically perfect. Each instrumental so layered, stacking the strings on top of percussion on top of electrical instruments on top of piano on top of acoustic instruments on top of vocals, so much to balance but it’s just ... read more
Apr 15, 2018
Apr 2, 2018
Gargatuan project. One listen deep, likely requires many more listens. I score it now hoping it calls me back, because I believe it holds much more.
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Track List
  1. Wake
  2. Rorschach
  3. Empiricist
  4. Algernon
  5. Unusual
  6. Beachtowel
  7. Remember
  8. Mansion
  9. Coverings
  10. Chiaroscuro
  11. Darker
  12. Bergeron
  13. Ariadne
  14. Sleep
Contributions By
patton, thisisabtlgrnd, Novell_sx

Added on: January 10, 2018