Offerings

Typhoon - Offerings
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2018 Ratings: #51 / 616
User Score
Based on 172 ratings
2018 Ratings: #127
January 12, 2018 / Release Date
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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.

86
GIGsoup

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.

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.

80
Sputnikmusic

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.

75
Spectrum Culture

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

85
Sounds like a mellow Arcade Fire (Funeral era) mixed with Devotchka
KaijuCuellar
85
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
NR
Superb album and by far the best of the year for me. Incredibly emotional and deep, it is an album that will push emotions out of you that you didn't know existed.
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MISC LISTS

#27/Uproxx (First Half)

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