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Universal acclaim- based on 7 Ratings

  • Summary: The fourth full-length release for the California songwriter/producer features songs co-written with Cass McCombs.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. May 8, 2020
    A hushed collection that floats through the subconscious like a tender dream.
  2. Uncut
    May 8, 2020
    At first the music seems hermetically sealed; only with repeated listens - and an emphatic twist of the knob - do the subtle splendours burst out of the aural chrysalis containing them and take flight. [Jun 2020, p.34]
  3. May 8, 2020
    There are fleeting, faraway echoes of John Martyn at his wooziest, but Mills has crafted something very personal and individual.
  4. Q Magazine
    May 8, 2020
    Mutable Set is best at its most surreal. [Jul 2020, p.110]
  5. Mojo
    May 21, 2020
    There's so much going on that each sitting reveals new nuances and added twists of slender wonder. [Jul 2020, p.82]
  6. 80
    Everything feels like it is pulsating away within an amniotic sac – in a good way – as instruments wander across the songs, as though orchestrating themselves.
  7. May 21, 2020
    While this record sounds bleak on the surface, there's a strange sense of comfort in these songs; they acknowledge the sad state of the world even while attempting to transcend its darkness and uncertainty.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Nov 15, 2020
    Quiet and powerful. A record that demands your full attention and is willing to show u why if u didn't you'd be foolish