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The Sunset Violent

Mount Kimbie

The Sunset Violent

Fourth album from London-based electronic quartet featuring two tracks by King Krule is their first indie rock release

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  1. 9.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    While few in 2009 clutching their 12-inches of Sketch on Glass could’ve predicted that this is where Mount Kimbie would’ve found themselves in 2024, potentially the greatest lesson to take from The Sunset Violent is never to rule anything out
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  2. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    If it doesn’t quite hit the consistent highs of 2017’s Love What Survives, The Sunset Violent is a clear next step for Mount Kimbie. With limited features and a cohesive throughline, they’ve never felt so much of a unit, embarking on a trip together
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  3. 8.0 |   Paste Magazine

    Expanding from a duo to a four-piece, the left-field electronic veterans pull off sonic and structural changes in a seamless way
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  4. 8.0 |   Clash

    It’s the work of a group who remain steadfast in their ability to challenge themselves
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  5. 8.0 |   Crack

    By trusting their own collaborative spirit and hard-earned wisdom, Mount Kimbie’s inward search expands their sound beautifully outwards
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  6. 8.0 |   Northern Transmissions

    Mount Kimbie have contributed a solid, thorough, satisfying record in The Sunset Violent, a rewarding, genre-bending listen
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  7. 8.0 |   musicOMH

    The British duo become a foursome and deliver a jaded, enigmatic record that proves its creators to be masters of their own style
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  8. 7.5 |   Spin

    Mount Kimbie are letting their songs smolder into life’s discontent. That uncomfortable tension is The Sunset Violent’s beauty
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  9. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    Mount Kimbie stir their influences into The Sunset Violent so well that it’s distinctly a record of theirs and an enjoyable one at that
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  10. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    On The Sunset Violent, Mount Kimbie throw things at the wall and see what sticks — those flung with high velocity make the most impact
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  11. 6.8 |   Pitchfork

    Dominic Maker and Kai Campos blaze another new path, but the genre vagabonds get a little lost in their sleek shoegaze post-rock album
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