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Sixth album from Jonathan ""Yoni"" Wolf's Californian indie rock collective

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  1. 8.0 |   The Arts Desk

    If you're averse to the smartarse or collegiate, you may have alarm bells ringing by this point, but seriously, it's not like that
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  2. 8.0 |   Mojo

    While six of these 19 tracks are intricately wrought miniatures, it's the supreme confidence of four-minute relative marathons Peel Free and horn-pricked parental paean Bloom Wither Bloom that shine. Print edition only

  3. 7.0 |   Uncut

    Aokohio maintains that momentum, even if it is typically scattershot, haphazard, surreal and episodic, featuring short bursts of beautiful melody, soul-searching found sounds, unsettling atmospherics and dark humour. Print edition only

  4. 7.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    There is nostalgia throughout AOKOHIO, but not just the misty-eyed kind
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  5. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    Why? return from a hiatus with the new visual album, Aokohio, which recalls Yoni Wolf's earlier works
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  6. 6.0 |   DIY

    Yoni drops his sometimes coy, sometimes inscrutable persona of the past in order to let us in on a period of anxious self-reflection
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  7. 6.0 |   Q

    Mixes experimental sketches and DIY electronica with Animal Collective-like Peel Free's meditation on a life quixotic. Print edition only

  8. 6.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    The album’s obscure, fragmented arrangements are initially a point of interest but end up detracting from the whole
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  9. 5.3 |   Pitchfork

    Yoni Wolf and his band switch up their approach with bite-sized songs, a visual album, and an uncharacteristic focus on the past
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