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RivalSkoomaDealer
August 22nd 2013


769 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I really need to get back into Breaking Bad.

YourDarkAffected
Contributing Reviewer
August 22nd 2013


1664 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

yes you do

garth
August 24th 2013


91 Comments


so much Bon Iver in this review.

YourDarkAffected
Contributing Reviewer
August 24th 2013


1664 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Not deservingly so?

Omaha
Staff Reviewer
September 1st 2013


10180 Comments

Album Rating: 4.1

"Keel" may be song of the year

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YourDarkAffected
Contributing Reviewer
September 1st 2013


1664 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Yea, this album is seriously good. I need to listen to this again. It's been pretty much since I wrote this.

Lucid
Contributing Reviewer
September 1st 2013


7025 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

pretty, okay album

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Omaha
Staff Reviewer
September 1st 2013


10180 Comments

Album Rating: 4.1

It's an easy album to be bored by

It's an easier album to love

Lucid
Contributing Reviewer
September 3rd 2013


7025 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

this is great disregard my initial impression

Omaha
Staff Reviewer
September 3rd 2013


10180 Comments

Album Rating: 4.1

Hell yeah.

YourDarkAffected
Contributing Reviewer
September 3rd 2013


1664 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I hope they tour this stuff

johnnyblaze
September 3rd 2013


2605 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

i keep coming back to this. great album.

tommygun
September 4th 2013


24906 Comments


gotta jam

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avonbarksdale221
September 4th 2013


8227 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Seeing these guys at Harvest, should probably listen.

sniper
September 4th 2013


19049 Comments


first paragraph of this is great and then you spend a whole third of the review talking about bon iver. i'm not saying there is no point in touching on similarities between this and other vernon works, but you really should try to avoid long tangents like this one:

"he's proven that Bon Iver can release a record with none of the mythos that surrounded the entity of For Emma, and yet still pull it off, which is exactly what his self-titled did. The songs "Holocene" and "Towers" were Bon Iver's folk-side we've come to fall in love with since the debut, but what truly made self-titled such a worthy successor was its enormity. Whether it was the booming fuzz layered over guitar noodling on "Minnesota" while Vernon crooned "never gonna break, never gonna break, never gonna break," or the momentous 80s-esque ballad "Beth/Rest" exploding in their live shows, the self-titled was a work that didn't need an enchanting story behind it"

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
September 4th 2013


21904 Comments


breaking bon

scissorlocked
September 4th 2013


3509 Comments


excellent review bro!

fish.
Contributing Reviewer
September 4th 2013


21904 Comments


if this sounds like bon iver then I gotta check

ILJ
September 4th 2013


6669 Comments


pos for Breaking Bad reference

YourDarkAffected
Contributing Reviewer
September 4th 2013


1664 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

@sniper: I suppose you're right. And I guess that wouldn't be fair to the other members who have nothing to do with Bon Iver. I kind of see Justin Vernon as a Thom Yorke though in his influence and involvement in the music industry and would probably go into an Atoms for Peace review talking about Radiohead just as much as I talked about Bon Iver in this. I do see your point though and will be more conscious of that next time! Thanks!



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