CHAI - PUNK
CHAI
PUNK
88
Aug 12
DIIV - Deceiver
DIIV
Deceiver
85
Oct 5

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Oct 28, 2019
85
"They said I can rap about anything, exCEPT for JESUS!"

It gets better with each listen, and with each hater lamenting Kanye's fall from WOKENESS' grace.
Oct 11, 2019
87
The 90s are back baby and in a BIG (Thief) way.

Each time I come back to their previous record U.F.O.F., I become more convinced that it’s the album of the year. The fact that Big Thief returns in the same year with a potentially better record is an event and achievement in and of itself.

Three tracks in, this is clearly a more stripped down affair, almost reminiscent of the best folk rock efforts of the MTV Unplugged era in the 1990s.
Oct 5, 2019
85
Pitchfork ranked their first album *Oshiin* among the best Dream Pop albums ever. But here they've expanded their sound laterally to 90s shoegaze.

And it really works.
Oct 2, 2019
85
Solid 3 1/2 stars out of 4.

Just listened to *Kill For Love* in anticipation of this, and while that album has lots of good tracks and vibes, it does drag on a bit. It could have been trimmed of fat.

Meanwhile, this album picks up where KFL left off, added some IDM vibes, laid off the 80s retro-fuzz a bit (even while covering JAMC's "On the Wall"), and delivered a svelte (by comparison) album that is ... actually really enjoyable.

This will easily make an appearance in my 2019 top ... read more
Sep 20, 2019
80
RIP Rachid Taha.

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Jul 25, 2019
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