Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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  • Chubbed Up + [Ipecac, 2014] ***
  • Key Markets [Harbinger, 2015] *
  • T.C.R. [Rough Trade EP, 2016] ***

Consumer Guide Reviews:

Chubbed Up + [Ipecac, 2014]
Hating the class system and making it sound like hating everything ("Pubic Hair Ltd," "Jobseeker") ***

Key Markets [Harbinger, 2015]
The message being that only those ready to give up the transient pleasure of a good tune are ready to confront the meaninglessness of their neoliberal-capitalist lives ("Giddy on the Ciggies," "Face to Faces") *

T.C.R. [Rough Trade EP, 2016]
The unrelenting futility of life in five unrelentingly tuneless tunes ("Britain Thirst," "I Can Tell") ***