• Record Label: Sub Pop
  • Release Date: Feb 17, 2004
Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9
  1. A lot of the material sounds incomplete, as Scher and Hey have a habit of backing off just when a song sounds like its coming together.
User Score
8.3

Universal acclaim- based on 6 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 1 out of 6
  1. markf
    Apr 28, 2004
    8
    It's as if the most psychedelic parts of The Beatles, The Byrds and Pink Floyd got interpreted through the sensibilities of The It's as if the most psychedelic parts of The Beatles, The Byrds and Pink Floyd got interpreted through the sensibilities of The Avalanches. This seems more forward-sounding than Beachwood Sparks, which I enjoy. I'm sure I've missed something, but to my ears, "Fall Down 7" is so unique that it basically left me speechless. There are some "straight" songs but they don't seem quite as interesting as the rest of the long, strange trip. Full Review »
  2. GashlyS
    Mar 8, 2004
    10
    A modern classic that will take some time for the masses to accept.
  3. StuB
    Mar 8, 2004
    10
    Needs work, but super dope!!