"Seeing as it’s providing no public service whatsoever to skimp on at least cursory comparison details here, parallels between this Montréal-based (though none of them are actually Canadian) foursome’s debut album – released on Constellation and recorded, inevitably, at the city’s Hotel2Tango studio – and a few celebrated collectives do indeed present themselves. Television and Talking Heads are names that’ll spring to the minds of the so inclined, but to others there will be d
"Merrill Garbus could sing about what she had for breakfast and make it sound scintillating. She's almost that self-absorbed on her third album as Tune-Yards: several songs are preoccupied with the idea of being a singer ("Oh my god I use my lungs!"), the doubttriggered by acclaim, and the struggle to create.
"Music is one of the only fields where we hold the sins, or saintliness, of the father against the son. Sean Lennon has had it both a lot harder, and a lot easier, than most musicians over the years. His second release as the Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, his group with his girlfriend Charlotte Kemp Muhl, should lend credence to both the misgivings of critics and the joy of fans. In short, there’s a lot of Lennonesque psychedelia going on here, the “Tomorrow Never Knows”-style backward guitars and Eastern tones of “Xanadu” in particular.
"Third time around, the 28-year-old Swede is still bouncing around a big, satisfying echo chamber of spacious production: heartbreak, after all, feels this magnified. This time, though, there is less playfulness, and no tribal girl-group shimmying. Every track on I Never Learn is a massive torch song. This is heartbreak squared, romantic pain for breakfast, lunch and afters; not everyone will be able to stomach it.
“Broken Twin is the most arrestingly beautiful songwriter we’ve heard in aeons.” NME
“something about the unaffected clarity of Broken Twin rings true straight away” Pitchfork
Albummet er produceret af Broken Twin selv. Brian Batz samt Ian Caple (Kate Bush, Tindersticks, Tricky) har mixet.