Melody's Echo Chamber - Melody's Echo Chamber
User Score
9.1

Universal acclaim- based on 12 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 12
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 12
  3. Negative: 0 out of 12

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  1. Sep 14, 2013
    9
    Unbelievable, perfectly produced by Tame Impala's Kevin Parker, insanely good tunes that send you into a state of bliss, Prochet's voice is phenomenal. Plenty of variation with the music, never sticks to one formula for a long period. The only thing preventing it from getting a 10 is the final track, "be proud of your kids" which is fairly irritating. Get it!
  2. Jul 28, 2013
    10
    An absolutely incredible album. Kevin Parker's main project Tame Impala got all of the attention last year, but this is his album that should have been getting the attention. It is a much stronger album, very experimental, with incredible cutting guitar riffs and beautifully brooding synths. The weird noises, the buzzes and the laser sounds fit better with this particular sound than they do on Lonerism. Beatles influences are still present, but don't dominate the record as they did on Lonerism, personally I hear more of a Radiohead influence than a Beatles influence here. I also prefer Melody Prochet's singing to Kevin Parker's but that is all personal preference as both are incredible vocalists. I think this is a much better realized album then Lonerism and is Kevin Parker's best work to date. Incredible album, fans of Tame Impala, Psychedelia and Indie Rock should love this album. 10/10, it's as perfect as an album can get! Expand
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79

Generally favorable reviews - based on 19 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 19
  2. Negative: 0 out of 19
  1. Dec 17, 2012
    80
    [A] luscious layercake of flange and Echoplex. [Jan 2013, p.90]
  2. Dec 5, 2012
    70
    Each song can stand strongly on its own or the entire record can work as a cohesive whole (most records are one or the other).
  3. Nov 30, 2012
    70
    Overall, this LP won't appeal to everyone, and it's unlikely that anyone will like everything about it. Still, the music industry could use a lot more innovation, and Prochet definitely offers that.