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Welcome To Bobby's Motel

Pottery

Welcome To Bobby's Motel

Debut full-length album from the Montreal-based indie rock band produced by Jonathan Schenke (Parquet Courts, The Drums)

ADM rating[?]

7.5

Label
Partisan
UK Release date
26/06/2020
US Release date
26/06/2020
  1. 9.0 |   Gigwise

    A solid contender for Album of the Year awaits
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  2. 8.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Fresh from Montreal, Canada, Pottery are part of the new ilk of weird, percussion-heavy post-punk, and with its propulsive grooves and untameable personality, Welcome to Bobby’s Motel has got to be the most sumptuously enticing debut album of the year
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  3. 8.0 |   Clash

    A superb, lovingly crafted set from a band who have clearly done their homework
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  4. 8.0 |   NME

    While their first EP paid tribute to the giants of punk, the five-piece are now flexing their muscles and finding their own space within the genre
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  5. 8.0 |   DIY

    Here, the scuzz is celebrated, the outside world is non-existent, and there’s always space for another body
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  6. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    With Welcome to Bobby's Motel, Pottery have crafted songs to cleanse your musical pallet and keep you firmly on the tips of your toes
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  7. 8.0 |   music OMH

    The most recent single Hot Heater is a raw wave of energy that again packs the punch of percussion and jangly riffs. It underlines that Pottery have made a record meant for a party that never stops
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  8. 7.5 |   Northern Transmission

    As a whole, Welcome to Bobby’s Motel is a dizzying trip. It’s messy and overwhelming, and it’s splendid and exhilarating, too, just like life
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  9. 7.0 |   God Is In The TV

    NEW Throughout this record I hear a band who wants to twist and experiment with every formula they lay their hands on, often switching styles mid-song
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  10. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    In Bobby's motel, many of the rooms are in a beautiful state of disarray, and nothing is tidy. Staying for the night with Pottery on their first full-length album will undoubtedly be a memorable experience for many
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  11. 7.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    Welcome to Bobby’s Motel is an endlessly re-listenable album, and fans of post-punk and new wave will find many joys in its contents
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  12. 6.7 |   Pitchfork

    On their debut, the Montreal art-rockers come off like a cootie shot against self-seriousness and boredom
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  13. 6.5 |   Under The Radar

    Without a doubt an album that at times is a heck of a lot of fun, but it ultimately leaves you with a vague feeling of wondering who Pottery actually are
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