Offerings
Typhoon - Offerings
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 60 ratings
2018 Ratings: #2
January 12, 2018 / Release Date
LP / Format
Roll Call / Label
Indie Rock / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
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.

80
The Skinny

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

80
God Is in the TV

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

Jan 12, 2018
76
The Maccabees goes emo
Jan 12, 2018
85
Sounds like a mellow Arcade Fire (Funeral era) mixed with Devotchka
Jan 18, 2018
guccirayn
76
Super duper dope indie album with some cool aspects of prog rock. I feel Typhoon, a large collective of young artists, really did an excellent job on this project of blending emotions into some good alt-rock while not straying too far from the 'norm' of indie rock. Sonically it's pretty safe, but there is a certain degree of personality and freshness to their music that kinda leaves a lasting impression. The album is big where it needs to be small where it doesn't, and all in all just a very ... read more
Jan 17, 2018
76
Typhoon have put together their biggest, and most epic album to date by far. It's a cinematic album filled with seemingly endless ideas, constantly shifting from one emotion to the next, with Typhoon backing their ideas with gigantic instrumentals. Needless to say, this album is absolutely epic in feel. However, some of structuring to this album is really questionable, with some of these longer tunes being seriously hard to sit through. Not to mention, on the moments when some of big ... read more
Jan 16, 2018
fatmancunian
87
This is the first album if the year that has made me want to press play all over again. I think it's epic and ambitious. Do we still call this kind of thing a concept album? Left me with a feeling that I've found a new favourite.
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
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Added on: January 10, 2018