Recent Reviews

Oct 19, 2019
80
It is sad foals left this sound behind because there was a lot of potential with their poppier tendencies inside math(ish) rock eccentricity. I am glad they did go on to produce some great music in their new adopted sound to come after this album though, im not complaining about that at all, but it would be nice to see them come out with something more like this again, especially considering i didnt find the everything not saved duo to be all that great.
Oct 18, 2019*
67
When people would tell me foals turned in to another run of the mill indie rock band I would fight to the death arguing to prove them wrong. Here though, this has moments that just sound like boomer rock. Like it was specifically tailored for my dad (british boomer rock to be precise)

Foals are a band that have an intersting intertwining of art rock writing and production with more poppier, slightly more commercial catchiness. Within all this they like to surprise me with a trick up their ... read more
Oct 15, 2019
73
Solid but gets boring at times. Full of hell really stole the show here, i was expecting a bit more from merzbow
Oct 10, 2019
92
Oddly i got this certain kind of butterflies listening to this album, a kinda nostalgic one. Might sound really weird but listening to this album i got the same kind of blown away, shy and down vibes/butterflies as when i was 14 first finding bands like pierce the veil and mcr.

It's just instead of having those feelings over overblown dramatic lyricism, which even back then i was a bit self-aware that they werent coming from a personal perspective nor a rather realistic one. Here, those ... read more
Oct 10, 2019
83
Its got that sweetspot of clean enough to hit hard but still dirty enough to sound raw and pummeling. Not much to say really, it's as good as a converge album comes, and their standards are already pretty damn high for me
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100: masterpiece
90-99: a favorite, will definitely return to
80-89: very good throughout and would recommend
70-79: solid overall
60-69: good but nothing too special
50-59: positives just outweigh negatives
40-49: mostly sub-par
30-39: bad throughout
20-29: avoid at all costs
10-19: unlistenable
0-9: I've lost my faith in music as an art form
Rating Distribution
90-99
 
22

80-89
 
36

70-79
 
41

60-69
 
25

50-59
 
21

40-49
 
12

30-39
 
10

20-29
 
6

10-19
 
3

0-9
 
4

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