Future Crayon - Broadcast
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  1. Nov 17, 2011
    8
    The Future Crayon is the second compilation album by Broadcast which entered the music market one year after the unbelievable Tender Buttons. It gathers various tracks and b-sides previously released on EPs and singles. Many bands would sacrifice their drummers for some of those songs for almost none of them feel like a work of poorer quality. While there are no standouts like You CanThe Future Crayon is the second compilation album by Broadcast which entered the music market one year after the unbelievable Tender Buttons. It gathers various tracks and b-sides previously released on EPs and singles. Many bands would sacrifice their drummers for some of those songs for almost none of them feel like a work of poorer quality. While there are no standouts like You Can Fall, Hawk or Black Cat, The Future Crayon is a very coherent and enjoyable listen. Most of the tracks are instrumental and they witness bandâ Expand
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  1. 90
    The fuzzy grooves on the record stand out as sicker and more focused than anything the United States of America or Morricone ever splattered onto a canvas. [#21, p.93]
  2. A welcome reminder of the Brummie art-poppers’ lighter, brighter past.
  3. The Future Crayon isn't the 'new Broadcast album', but it might actually be their best album.