Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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  • Post-War [Merge, 2006] *
  • Hold Time [Merge, 2009] ***
  • A Wasteland Companion [Merge, 2012] **

Consumer Guide Reviews:

Post-War [Merge, 2006]
Loud is over if you want it ("Magic Trick," "Rollercoaster"). *

Hold Time [Merge, 2009]
What if an overrated singer-songwriter was so damn understated he found true love and/or Jesus and nobody noticed? ("To Save Me," "Oh Lonesome Me"). ***

A Wasteland Companion [Merge, 2012]
Sad singer-songwriter loses his marbles one marble at a time--says so himself ("Primitive Girl," "Clean Slate (For Alex and El Goodo") **