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Spin (2/95, p.79) - Highly Recommended - "...The first cute-rock supergroup....The result is strutting pop that grooves lightly across...Afropoppy riffing..."Q (5/01, p.73) - "...A nimble alloy of pop, blue-eyed soul, Krautrock, prog and jazz..."Alternative Press (3/95, p.64) - "...[The Sea And Cake] create a mellow yet iconoclastic pop from a soulful, seemingly shapeless, seamless orb of guitars, drums and bass....this is one of those delightful recordings that you'll always be in the mood to hear....Undeniable..."Option (11-12/94, p.143) - "...Guitarist/singer...Sam Prekop...still sounds like he just stumbled out of bed, martini in hand, mumbling sleepy sweet nothings..."33.16822

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CMJ (5/19/03, p.9) - "...The edgiest, sharpest music yet produced by the group, which has made a career out of rounding every sharp edge in sight in order to achieve a kind of blissful stasis..."26.42549

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Spin (p.95) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[They've] mastered a more intricate approach, seasoning their gently introspective tales of 'distracted and lazy' lovers with stronger ingredients."Alternative Press (p.151) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[The] machine-tooled precision stitches each member so tightly together that the seams never show, leaving only their signature warm glide of elemental recombinant pop."The Wire (p.51) - "[T]he music bursts into life and pretty much stays pepped up with an infectiously high energy level throughout. Sam Prekop's vocals are typically wistful..."No Depression (p.108) - "[T]he new disc washes in like a cool indie-pop tide, with the trademark high-whispering vocals of Prekop and a delicately layered acoustic sheen...26.32216

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Rolling Stone (10/12/00, pp.92-4) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "...[They] continue to pursue their instrumental excursions as they evolve decisively into an art-drone groove band..."Q (12/00, p.133) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Ploughs a cerebral and productive post-rock furrow....Captivating..."Alternative Press (11/00, p.124) - 4 out of 5 - "...[They] ravish a number of styles, from bossa nova to Euro-pop, and subject them to a well-defined minimalist aesthetic that produces geometric and self-contained songs of odd warmth and peculiar eloquence..."CMJ (9/25/00, p.3) - "...A further refinement of their sound....shuffling, carefree grooves....with elegant charm..."Melody Maker (9/19/00, p.51) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Sweet but haughty Tortoisian blitherings with vocals like lemon curd and drums that resemble someone tapping on a doll's house window..."Mojo (Publisher) (11/00, p.96) - "...Buoyant jazz-suffused rhythms, warm, shimmering instrumentation and Prekop's softly sweet vocals....timeless, faultless pop music."NME (Magazine) (11/25/00, p.35) - 7 stars out of 10 - "...A gracious stamp on fringe-pop's present standing and one that owes much to Stereolab's modus operandi..."26.32216

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Q (Magazine) (p.104) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[With] the electronic pulses of post-rock and the occasional ripple of slip-slide jazz, ensuring that while RUNNER is approachable, it's always one step ahead."Mojo (Publisher) (p.88) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]heirs remains an abstract, liminal brand of pop, with Prekop's vocals as delightfully gossamer, and his lyrics as intriguingly impressionistic as ever."26.32216

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Spin (10/03, p.113) - "...11 jangly, high-on-lowlife, guitar pop songs....It's California dreaming as a way of life..." - Grade: BUncut (6/03, p.116) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...There's much to admire in the fretwork of Rademaker and Ben Knight, too, joining the dots between Johnny Marr, Roger McGuinn and Felt's Maurice Deebank to underpin the hooks with sun-blonde crispness..."CMJ (6/23/03, p.6) - "...Dominated by surf pop and highlighted with an experimental edge reminiscent of Chicago's the Sea And Cake..."0.2655196

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Spin (10/03, p.113) - "...11 jangly, high-on-lowlife, guitar pop songs....It's California dreaming as a way of life..." - Grade: BUncut (6/03, p.116) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...There's much to admire in the fretwork of Rademaker and Ben Knight, too, joining the dots between Johnny Marr, Roger McGuinn and Felt's Maurice Deebank to underpin the hooks with sun-blonde crispness..."CMJ (6/23/03, p.6) - "...Dominated by surf pop and highlighted with an experimental edge reminiscent of Chicago's the Sea And Cake..."0.2655196

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Mojo (Publisher) (p.92) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "['Collector' is an] off-kilter juxtaposition of gentle bliss-pop and itchy, angular indie..."Paste (magazine) - "The music is richer, more atmospheric and stranger than ever....With Temple's sleepy voice, songs like 'F.F.A.P.' and 'Casual' sound like distorted bedside lullabies."Pitchfork (Website) - "Here We Go Magic attack their shape-shifting sounds with enthusiasm and purpose, applying details like the honking keyboard line in 'Old World United' and 'Hibernation''s bouncy bass to flesh out songs rather than as affectations."Uncut (magazine) (p.108) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Here We Go Magic remind a little of The Sea And Cake, particularly opener 'Hibernation' and the rapidfire sparkle of 'Collector'."0.2323297

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Spin (p.84) - "It's their most instantly accessible effort after BARK, with a dozen catchy tunes packed inside 47 easy, breezy minutes."Entertainment Weekly (p.58) - "Fans can breathe easy: The weirdness that so delights them isn't GOING anywhere just yet." -- Grade: A-Billboard (p.28) - "[T]he tracks come off in a surprisingly modern way -- much like I'M GOING AWAY as a whole."Q (Magazine) (p.107) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Opener 'I'm Going Away' is a rollicking jig of fuzzy riffs and rolling snares."Pitchfork (Website) - "[Matthew Friedberg's] melodic sensibility remains intact and boldened by streamlined arrangements emphasizing acoustic piano and the crisp, groovy percussion of drummer Robert D'Amico."Record Collector (magazine) (p.82) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "I'M GOING AWAY sees them temper their more eccentric tendencies. The Friedberger siblings' more perverse side is still there, bubbling away under the surface."0.1910889

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Billboard (p.28) - "Sting recasts 'The Hounds of Winter' as a slow-mo bossa nova with percussion by Brazil's Cyro Baptista."Record Collector (magazine) (p.93) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "'It's a constantly enchanting set that addresses the spirit, solitude and reflective beauty of this time of year."0.1273926

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Record Collector (magazine) (p.91) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Most immediately notable is the predominance of the crisp and clear guitar work that directly influenced Eddie Cochran. McDonald's vocal delivery was also a good cross of country and rock influences..."0.1114685

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