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  • Summary: This six-track disc is a collaboration between Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy, drummer Glenn Kotche, and Jim O'Rourke (known for both his acclaimed recent solo albums and work with Wilco and Sonic Youth).
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 21
  2. Negative: 0 out of 21
  1. 100
    This is true cosmic American music and possibly the best thing all concerned have ever done.
  2. This is the natural and logical epiphany of three musicians who have been getting to know one another for some time. It's also a damn good album.
  3. Challenging, arresting and moving in equal measures.
  4. Anthemic minus guitar heroism, psychedelic without melting walls, modestly pretentious, it's art rock in overalls. [7 Feb 2003, p.82]
  5. 70
    Occasionally meanders into lift muzak for people who only ever travel in really cool lifts. [Mar 2003, p.103]
  6. Without a doubt there are quite a few moments on Loose Fur to enthrall diehard fans of anyone involved. And yet, when all is said and done, I’m still wanting more, wondering what else they could have done.
  7. A pleasant if somewhat plain folk-rock record, less adventurous than either Wilco's or O'Rourke's own recent outings. [#227, p.68]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 1 out of 4