Jun 13, 2013Permalight was an unacceptable rocking of the boat. Nightingale Floors is an all too predictable response, then, safely ensconced as it is in the warm, reverb-heavy sound of beloved predecessors like 2005’s Descended Like Vultures and an atmosphere far more organic in tone and mood than Permalight.
Positive: 1 out of 1
Mixed: 0 out of 1
Negative: 0 out of 1
Nov 3, 2013This is indie rock at it's finest from a band incapable of making a bad record.
Amazingly, this is a band who time after time beats anythingThis is indie rock at it's finest from a band incapable of making a bad record.
Amazingly, this is a band who time after time beats anything made by the likes of The Shins in terms of melody, musicianship, and production BUT somehow, somewhere, the powers that be decided that one band had to be a media darling no matter what. It's like BETA vs vhs, the media championed the lesser option and the masses swallowed it whole.
The new RW continues with those subtle hooks and that grow into grandeur with each listen. Deceptively Lo-Fi, behind every song is a grand arrangement from a band that doesn't know the meaning a "filler" and know that every note counts.… Expand
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