No Color - The Dodos
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  • Summary: The indie folk duo from San Francisco return with a fourth album of psychedelic, atmospheric, genre-bending rock.
  • Record Label: French Kiss
  • Genre(s): Folk, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Pop/Rock, Indie Rock, Indie Folk, Alternative Folk
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 20
  2. Negative: 0 out of 20
  1. Mar 15, 2011
    91
    No Color is the noisiest, prettiest album of The Dodos' career. It's good and on.
  2. Mar 15, 2011
    84
    Easily their best, most cohesive album yet, No Color shines brightly-continuing to push the band to new levels of musicianship and songwriting.
  3. Mar 15, 2011
    80
    Overall, it's a solid, well-crafted effort from a well-loved indie-folk band.
  4. May 26, 2011
    80
    It may have taken Long and Kroeber some time to crack the tough nut of a thoroughly radiant album but unlike their namesakes, The Dodos have only ripened with age.
  5. Mar 23, 2011
    75
    Meric Long, vocalist/guitarist for San Francisco duo the Dodos, makes a lot of broad statements on the band's fourth studio album. Fortunately, the music fills in the blanks.
  6. 70
    Now shorn of vibraphonist Keaton Snyder, San Francisco's The Dodos remain a three-piece with the addition of alt.country chanteuse Neko Case.
  7. Mar 21, 2011
    60
    No Color isn't a bad album by any means - it's great at times, never less than good, and certainly better than could reasonably have been expected - but there's no sign here of return or retreat to their old strengths.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Apr 11, 2011
    8
    No color, has color indeed, is rich in sound and its very loud, drums are back, lots of chemistry here, and definitely explosive. They went back to the way they did it. Expand

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