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His lo-fi, garage-rock style permeates the project—a collection of songs he wrote years ago, recorded on an 8-track in the singer’s bedroom.

Vegas scene veteran Aaron Archer keeps his first album raw

February 7th, 2019

His lo-fi, garage-rock style permeates the project—a collection of songs he wrote years ago, recorded on an 8-track in the singer’s bedroom.

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    David Hopkins, Trade Vorhees, Ted Rader and The Lique.

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    “Not only is Aly speaking on another plane through her bass playing, but the messages in this record are so relevant to all the hurt ...

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    It simmers with funky, playful eroticism and electronic bells and whistles—fluttering beats, moody piano riffs and lush orchestral arrangements.

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    There’s either a delightful EP to be carved out here.

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    He channels Radiohead, Faces-era Rod Stewart, Of Montreal and Townes Van Zandt on his latest album—and that’s just on the first of its four sides.

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    The pointed political, social and personal statements match the stringent vibe.

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    At this point, the only constant from album to album is the band’s dedication to ambition.

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    Bassist Nate Brenner partners with leader Merrill Garbus for an approachable and dancey record.

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    It’s not like Ed Sheeran is gonna take us where BRMC can.

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    Anyone who discovered COC at the band’s popular height should be satisfied with this effective return to the familiar.

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    The trio strives to expand its sound on its first album in seven years.

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    Where did Slowdive, LCD Soundsystem, Shamir and SZA place on our lists?

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    Candy Warpop, Hard Pipe Hitters, Illicitor, LAM and The Rhyolite Sound.

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    Songs that follow his formula of sexually-charged R&B/soul can feel odd filtered through a political lens.

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    The record’s sequencing adds to its abrasive moments.

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    When you’re making U2 music that’s only as good as Snow Patrol, it’s time to reassess.

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    The first sounds are birds chirping—and then an unsettled digital squiggle that sounds like a squeaking robo-mouse.

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