Snowflake Midnight - Mercury Rev
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  • Summary: The seventh album for the New York rock band was produced with Dave Fridmann.
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  1. Positive: 12 out of 23
  2. Negative: 2 out of 23
  1. Ten years after Deserter's Songs became a gorgeous Americana classic, Mercury Rev have made another masterpiece.
  2. This is a magical and bafflingly arresting album. [Sep 2008, p.53]
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    This Rev record is another triumph in which all is dream and this sometimes symbolism, the overall effect trippy, though less dark than of yore. [Oct 2008, p.102]
  4. Mercury Rev's overarcing vision of tenderhearted sonic sprawl is often moving, if occasionally also moving ones eyes to roll.
  5. Ambitious, yes, inventive, sometimes, but waiting for those rare moments of clarity is like trying to catch a cloud in a colander. [Nov 208, p.118]
  6. Beautiful yet detached, the music often bursts into life but more frequently simply drifts, all too willing to fall hypnotised under its own spell.
  7. They’ve set their laser harp on “snooze” and come up with a yawn-inspiring set of digital whoosh over which to chant some nonsense that at best resembles the Chemical Brothers at their worst.

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