Ultimately, the film is a nostalgic and romantic tale of childhood promises and dreams.
The chance to hear Janes’ voice in an even more stripped down, traditional setting is not without its allure.
Scott Sinfield’s gorgeous atmospherics are sometimes undone by some nondescript programming.
The long and short of it is that the band sounds just a little too much like Radiohead for their own good.
In concert, these songs become absolute maelstroms, as the band handily moves past their punk comparisons and launches right into the stratosphere with ear-shredding noise.
An album where nearly every single song grabs you by the throat.
A highly evocative composition that is both joyful and uplifting, infinitely sad and haunting.
He recalls a sincerely heartbroken Burt Bacharach working more with an acoustic guitar than a piano.
Baby Teeth makes me love the ’70s all the more.
“Advent Rising” is ambitious, but perhaps just a little too ambitious for its own good.
This album has been like a breath of fresh air for me, even bringing me close to tears during some of the more haunting passages.
This is a very drifty, floaty album, with atmospherics that glide, bubble, and simmer.
Økapi’s sense of whimsy is by no means a liability, but rather the disc’s saving grace.