- Summary: The debut full-length release for the New York post-punk trio of Madison Velding-VanDam, Heather Elle and Jason Gates was self-produced.
- Record Label: Council Records
- Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock
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UncutMar 12, 2020The overarching atmosphere is masterful, a sense of brimming anxiety that unites even as it unsettles. [Apr 2020, p.37]
Mar 20, 2020Interspersed throughout are dark, ambient instrumentals ‘Machine Room’, ‘Aluminum’, ‘Waiting Room’ and ‘Voltage’. This adds an extra layer of claustrophobia and menace, but also feels like the band are padding out a very good eight-track album into 12 songs. Still that’s a minor quibble – as ‘Container’ is a masterful statement of intent destined straight for the top of your lock-down dance party playlist.
MojoMar 12, 2020Tightly wound but eminently danceable songs with an earnestness that can seem a bit po-faced. [Apr 2020, p.96]
Positive: 1 out of 1
Mixed: 0 out of 1
Negative: 0 out of 1
Jun 2, 2020”Container” is a worthy application and a good credit of trust for further interest in this group.
Cheeky and interesting, sometimes hot,”Container” is a worthy application and a good credit of trust for further interest in this group.
Cheeky and interesting, sometimes hot, sometimes anxious. I love it when music drags the tail of gothic glamor. And this music makes me feel like that. Many tracks are quite atmospheric due to the use of third-party sounds. Thus, the group The Wants and their debut album were sufficiently interested to remember, listen and wait for a creative continuation.… Expand
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