Yes New York

  • Record Label: Atlantic
  • Release Date: Jun 3, 2003

Generally favorable reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. Probably the best post-punk album you'll buy all year.
  2. Q Magazine
    Most of it... suggests that New York's time is, once again, imminent. [Aug 2003, p.119]
  3. This comp makes one thing perfectly clear: for a host of bands so readily compared to the same tiny stable of influences-- "sounding like a modern-day Gang of Four..."-- there sure is a hell of a lot of diversity between them.
  4. Spin
    A pretty accurate representation of the New York rock renaissance. [Jul 2003, p.110]
  5. Rolling Stone
    Does a good job documenting the sounds and youthful energy generated by the scene. [10 Jul 2003, p.64]
  6. At the very least, Yes New York procures a look at a city churning out (mostly) good bands.
  7. A solid collection of the most talked-about bands in the New York underground.
  8. Cannibalising a musical canvas splattered with decades of paint, little here is truly original and the quality veers throughout, as is inevitable from the recordings of one - albeit artistically ferocious - city.

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