Headcage [EP]


Generally favorable reviews - based on 13 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 13
  2. Negative: 0 out of 13
  1. Feb 10, 2012
    While this EP showcases some interesting ideas, even its best moments fall short of his work as Audion or False.
  2. Feb 8, 2012
    Headcage provides ample reason to check out his forthcoming album.
  3. Jan 23, 2012
    When this EP gets it right, it is a triumphant nod to Dear's versatile ear, but when it settles for being weird for the sake of it, it's simply messy.
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  1. Feb 26, 2014
    This review contains spoilers, click full review link to view. Matthew Dear's title track is the leader of pack in this EP, but strong enough to carry the entire project, leaving the listener wanting an album of the same realm. The timbre arrangement of swooning bass, glistening keys, and rounded layering of vocals is arguably the most impressive in his career. Full Review »