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Hot Motion


Hot Motion

Third full-length studio release from the English psychedelic rock trio reconnects with the spirit of their debut following their foray into electro-pop on 2017's Volcano

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  1. 9.0 |   XS Noize

    Hot Motion blends efflorescent grooves with strong song-writing underpinning the fabric of their third trip. Nostalgic dark twists abound merged with a contemporary vision on this vibrant album
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  2. 8.0 |   The Music

    [A] dark, contemporaneous spin on the groovy glitter of retro glam
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  3. 8.0 |   Clash

    A stunning effort all-around
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  4. 8.0 |   Under The Radar

    Spend time with this album. I categorically promise you that it was leave you elated. And then press play again
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  5. 8.0 |   All Music

    It may seem like a backtrack after the experimental nature of Volcano; really it's more like they are heartily reclaiming and celebrating the sound that made them one of the more exciting psychedelic bands of their time
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  6. 8.0 |   Q

    The sonic invention - fast-cuts between moods and styles, washy layers of aural colours - never gets in the way of the songs and the result is a triumph. Print edition only

  7. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    A catchy-as-hell blend of their own rhapsodic psychedelia
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  8. 7.0 |   God Is In The TV

    For long term fans, Hot Motion is thankfully very Temples-like, yet it’s also brimming with new ideas and techniques
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  9. 7.0 |   DIY

    The riffs are chunkier, the hooks catchier, the lyrics more poetic
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  10. 7.0 |   Gigwise

    The group are on to something bolder, darker and undeniably sanctuary
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  11. 6.2 |   Paste Magazine

    The British band's latest album is weighed down by simplistic songwriting devoid of their signature colorful hooks
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  12. 5.0 |   PopMatters

    An uninspiring emulation of their existing sound
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  13. 5.0 |   Pitchfork

    The British psych-rockers’ third album boasts studied musicianship and strong arrangements—and very little else
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