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NorthernSkylark
May 2nd 2014


6148 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Yeah, I've been spinning The Wild Hunt every day this past week.

Get it fixed, man.

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dimsim3478
May 2nd 2014


6062 Comments


Saving up for a real nice one. Like $269 on Amazon. A Stanton or something.

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NorthernSkylark
September 1st 2014


6148 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

so now we're dancing through the garden

MagmaWalrus
September 1st 2014


243 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

His style of guitar playing is so unique and just awesome

NorthernSkylark
September 1st 2014


6148 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

yeah he is really something special

mryrtmrnfoxxxy
January 8th 2015


14256 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

the tallest

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Douglas
January 9th 2015


9219 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Man on earth

JamieTwort
Contributing Reviewer
January 9th 2015


22736 Comments


Is it weird that my favourite thing this guy's done is the Sometimes the Blues is Just a Passing Bird EP?

dimsim3478
January 9th 2015


6062 Comments


kinda, but it's a great EP regardless

JamieTwort
Contributing Reviewer
January 9th 2015


22736 Comments


I just feel he sounds a little less Dylan and a little more Tallest Man on that release.

NorthernSkylark
January 9th 2015


6148 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

he uses a lot more nature imagery than dylan has ever done

lyrically i'd say that they are quite different





dimsim3478
January 9th 2015


6062 Comments


he's also a rougher and significantly more dynamic singer than dylan. also way more reliant on arpeggios.

i think as you come to appreciate kristian's songwriting more and more, the dylan comparisons become less and less necessary. there's very subtle qualities to each of the two songwriters' respective styles that separates them, but they're not obvious until you've heard enough of both artists.

also they both write great songs so it's hard to complain

Underflow
January 9th 2015


3167 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Agreed with Dimsim. Most of the comparisons are pretty surface level.

JamieTwort
Contributing Reviewer
January 9th 2015


22736 Comments


Oh yeah I can definitely hear the differences between the two (I've listened to them both enough) but those obvious Dylan-isms that make up his core sound musically can often overshadow his own identity as an artist and I find that to be somehow less of a problem on that EP.

JamieTwort
Contributing Reviewer
January 9th 2015


22736 Comments


I mean countless people have written him off as nothing more than a Dylan clone and I'm not one of those people. Even if musically he does sometimes come across as a Dylan clone I maintain that he is a very good one and a good songwriter in his own right.



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