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The Great Dismal

Fourth album from the Philadelphia shoegaze group led by Grant Yip

ADM rating[?]

7.4

Label
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UK Release date
30/10/2020
US Release date
30/10/2020
  1. 9.0 |   Exclaim

    It took three records and 10 years for the band to refine their sound within the recent shoegaze renaissance, but The Great Dismal is without a doubt one of the genre's modern classics
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  2. 8.5 |   Under The Radar

    2020 just got louder and became all the better for it
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  3. 8.0 |   All Music

    Their growth as a band has been faltering at times, but now that they've arrived, it's good to see and wonderful to hear
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  4. 8.0 |   Clash

    It feels like an accurate and not-so-subtle reflection of the milieu from which it was born, and the year we’ve all faced. Haunting, visceral, and often beautiful 'The Great Dismal' is a record well worth checking out
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  5. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    After a big lineup change, Philadelphia metal-gazers Nothing play to their strengths on their fourth album, The Great Dismal
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  6. 7.9 |   Beats Per Minute

    A host of minor deviations from the script, like the addition of Martin, and guest spots from Alex G and Mary Lattimore, elevate The Great Dismal out of typical shoegaze territory, even if the instruments and hallmarks are all the same
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  7. 7.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Nothing’s fifth outing is their most succinct, huge and miserable album to date
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  8. 6.0 |   NME

    The Philadelphia band's epic fifth record boasts moments of overwhelming power, but sometimes gets bogged down beneath its own colossal weight
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  9. 6.0 |   Kerrang!

    At a time when hope feels in scant supply, wade into the blackness of these waters at your own discretion
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