Golden Worry

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  • Summary: The six-track album introduces Emmanuel Nicolaidis, who joins the Baltimore, Maryland-based trio as its new drummer.
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  • Record Label: Thrill Jockey
  • Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Post-Rock, Math Rock, Neo-Prog, Prog-Rock
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  1. Feb 15, 2011
    As of right now, the main emotional component of this music is the whiplash thrill of hearing rock music played on the edge of sanity, but if we can be nudged into feeling something in our hearts more affecting or cerebral, something more powerful than an echoing warstomp, then we've got a landmark album on our hands.
  2. Feb 7, 2011
    They've struck a balance, similar to Terrible Two, that's instantly accessible, consistently surprising, and extremely satisfying.
  3. Feb 7, 2011
    Thank You has made an intentionally heavy album that provokes calls for more than a passive ear looking to fill silence. Listeners should expect to involve themselves in music in order to truly find what lies beneath the fuzz and distortion.
  4. Feb 7, 2011
    Just when you think you've got a handle on the music, it moves forward into another terrain.
  5. Dec 9, 2011
    While Golden Worry isn't quite as deep as Terrible Two, it's an exciting follow-up, nonetheless.
  6. Feb 7, 2011
    The result is an unfortunately all-too short album that deftly and smartly balances frenzied punk, aural ambience and a little bit of pop friendliness.
  7. Feb 15, 2011
    It's rarely messy enough to be visceral, and rarely clean enough to be cerebral. Even the 30-minute running time is underwhelming. In fact, the album ends with a long electronic sigh, as if acknowledging that it hasn't accomplished anything.

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