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Duster - Duster
Duster
Duster
70
Dec 13

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Humbug -
NR
Burial touched me
Humbug -
70
oh man, one of the more admirable posthumous albums released lately. "circles" is crafted with significant respect for mac miller and manages to echo a soothing, melancholic atmosphere without abusing his life at all. regardless of everything - this record's lyricisms are emotionally honest, representing a beautiful companion piece alongside mac's career. jon brion's warm production is guaranteed to introduce a larger audience (alike myself) yet inner niches are still provided.
Humbug -
70
the hazy + relatable sound of an unmotivated post-electoral britain, casually drifting between fate without ambition. it's okay, i guess. duster will never top stratosphere but there's basically no other band making tunes like this.
Humbug -
70
Personally, the term 'post-punk revival' feels slightly condescending, because it only opens a pathway to simple criticism or indignance. Many outfits in this modernization still have room for unique distinction, and within every reviewer bullying baritone rockers I weep. Sure, there's many soulless imiatations, yet why make your criticism so painfully redundant? Low Life take obvious conventions of deathrock; between those anthemic vocals and dreamy reverb-drenched instrumentation yet still ... read more
Humbug -
50
Similar to Parker's debut record "Cold Missions", this follow-up shows not much sign of a reinvention, mostly because "Imperial Flood" presents itself as a collection of sounds; rather than fully fleshed-out wholes. Standard song structures are totally thrown away. Sure, there's occasional repetitive melodies that shown signs of self-awareness but I wasn't very involved or engaged with this album.

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Jun 19, 2020
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Dec 25, 2019
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Dec 25, 2019
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Dec 23, 2019
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Dec 22, 2019
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Dec 15, 2019
I'm alive?
Aug 30, 2019
There are shadows for sale on the edge of town

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