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  • Summary: The latest release from the San Francisco rock band led by John Dwyer is its first on the Castle Face label.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 16
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 16
  3. Negative: 0 out of 16
  1. May 24, 2013
    90
    It's the quintet's talent for sneaking in moments of surprising prettiness that makes their seventh record such a charmer. [Jul 2013, p.81]
  2. Apr 16, 2013
    89
    It stitches psychotic school dance vibes among the surf garage in a hurried splendor.
  3. 80
    There are plenty of familiar garage-y thrills to be found here, but a new sense of menace too.
  4. Apr 15, 2013
    80
    Although Floating Coffin does quite well with its searing powerhouses, the quieter moments add a much-needed sonic diversity.
  5. Apr 29, 2013
    80
    It’s great to have a thematically consistent and well-executed Thee Oh Sees album.
  6. Apr 18, 2013
    74
    Welcome back heavy bass and the practically patented echoing falsettos because John Dwyer’s mellow Putrifiers II mood is gone.
  7. Apr 15, 2013
    70
    Floating Coffin will stand as a successful foray into the world of straight-ahead, heavy-rocking, non-weird alternative indie rock.

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  1. May 9, 2013
    8
    The garage weirdos sublime return to the garage is their most unforgettable record yet, bringing on punk and psychedelic relish into a shiny,The garage weirdos sublime return to the garage is their most unforgettable record yet, bringing on punk and psychedelic relish into a shiny, slick new LP. Expand