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Dirty Projectors


A collection of EPs released in 2020 from the Brooklyn-based experimental indie rock band led by David Longstreth's

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  1. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Sharing themes of discovery, liminality and transition, the EPs come together with a sense of cohesiveness
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  2. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    In allowing others back into the fray and stripping their sound, Longstreth has once again tapped into what made the band so engrossing in the first place. 5EPs feels like a restart, a long and considered exhale
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  3. 8.0 |   Sungenre

    Longstreth’s delegation of creative control to help bring each new member’s own artistry to the band – which at times was considered a solo project – speaks volumes about the respect, integrity and experience that holds Dirty Projectors in great stead for what’s yet to come even so deep into their career
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  4. 7.0 |   Slant Magazine

    A satisfying showcase for the group’s range while making plain their core appeal with refreshing directness
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  5. 6.8 |   Paste Magazine

    Indie vet Dave Longstreth’s new backing band has strengths aplenty, but sometimes, he gets in their way
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  6. 6.8 |   Spectrum Culture

    This is a new band now, distinct from the one who made Rise Above and Bitte Orca, and they’re still in the process of figuring out what that means
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  7. 6.0 |   Mojo

    Naturally, it's a disjointed exercise, but consumed at one sitting, 5EPs also makes perfect sense, showcasing how each part contributes to the whole. Print edition only

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