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BlushfulHippocrene
Contributing Reviewer
June 17th 2017


2526 Comments


Very nicely written. Been looking for something as fun and pleasant as Totorro's last album. Although it's not summer where I am unfortunately.

elephantREVOLUTION
June 17th 2017


2964 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

The lack of experimentation and growth on this thing saddens me. I like the electronic tracks but they just have the same boring ass chords that every other one of their songs has

JeetJeet
June 17th 2017


5422 Comments


Oh my gahhhhd Glitch is pure bliss

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Calc
Contributing Reviewer
June 17th 2017


16012 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

"The lack of experimentation and growth on this thing saddens me. I like the electronic tracks but they just have the same boring ass chords that every other one of their songs has"



careful you're starting to sound like me from 3 years ago. I actually quite like the 4 featured tracks on this, they kind of reek of "guys we really need to do SOMETHING different" but they work really well imo.

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pepster50
June 17th 2017


416 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Just listened. This is great. It is so hard to make interesting songs when the focus is on guitar noodling. This band somehow manages to create enthralling compositions in almost every song. The electronic songs are more accessible and fit in nice as a break from the more overbearing tracks. Solid album.

Danred97
June 18th 2017


1835 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

This was fun, and maybe it'll grow on me, but overall I wasn't really impressed. Waterslide and the closer were the best tracks. I didn't really care for most of the feature tracks. They just felt lazy and like they were trying to hard to be different. Still, it's good for what it is.

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elephantREVOLUTION
June 18th 2017


2964 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

It's starting to grow on me. There are a lot more subtleties in the production but I don't think the melodies are quite as catchy as they were on grow. I guess I was hoping for something else so I was really disappointed on my first couple listens

elephantREVOLUTION
June 18th 2017


2964 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I think continue might be one of the coolest songs they've written

TundraL5Z
June 19th 2017


1741 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

You dislike this album? you dislike fun summer times at the beach too? are you mad?

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DinosaurJones
June 19th 2017


9940 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Some people just don't like fun.

Prancer
June 19th 2017


834 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

It's a fun album and I enjoy it. I am just concerned for the band if the only way they can change it up is by incorporating mainstream pop sounds. This is quite simplified compared to Grow. Not saying that is a bad thing, but worth noting.

Launch
June 19th 2017


28 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

In Continue, there's a small solo around 2:30 and I swear it just sounds depressed, like this is the last time CHON is going to be able to noodle around on their guitars before their next album where everything is processed into easily consumable electro-pop. I really hope they keep writing relaxed, but inspired songs like Checkpoint and The Space, but pessimism and rationality don't really lend themselves to that desire. Nathan is obviously growing into an incredible drummer, so at least they have that going for them.

Voltimand
June 19th 2017


850 Comments


Next album is gonna be metal, just to throw everyone off.

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Voltimand
June 19th 2017


850 Comments


Either that or they turn into Tycho.

SteakByrnes
June 21st 2017


13016 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Can't stop jamming this, it's too fun



They released it at such a perfect time too, it's such a summer album

Dewinged
June 22nd 2017


11061 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Incredible musicianship but a somewhat boring album.

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ramon.
Contributing Reviewer
June 22nd 2017


2491 Comments


I beat the drummer in a game of Smash once.

In other news, this album is pretty lit fam [flame emoji] get turnt my nibbas

DinosaurJones
June 22nd 2017


9940 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Lit af, fam squad homeys [fire emoji x3]

AnimalsAsSummit
June 22nd 2017


3464 Comments

Album Rating: 1.5

its fun because its so boring huehuehuehje!

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TalonsOfFire
Staff Reviewer
June 22nd 2017


17710 Comments

Album Rating: 3.7 | Sound Off

Not quite as much depth or momentum as something like Animals as Leaders, but still really enjoyable with fantastic musicianship. Perfect for summer listening.

Digging: Toby Driver - They Are the Shield



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