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Last Chants

Apache Beat

Last Chants

Debut album from Brookly-based indie rock five-piece

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  1. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    Last Chants gives us what we so crave of indie bands: the melodiousness of pop sophisticates that is bent but not blown to bits by prevailing experimental winds
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  2. 6.5 |   Bowlegs

    The anticipation since the band’s 2007 arrival has meant expectations were high, and for the most part are not met on album number one
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  3. 6.1 |   Pitchfork

    Apache Beat have internalized a host of iconic sounds, from brooding post-punk to Brian Eno and Talking Heads to the intricate polyrhythms of West African guitar-pop
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  4. 6.0 |   Blurt

    These tracks are not enough for Last Chants to justify the band's hype to date
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  5. 6.0 |   Uncut

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  6. 6.0 |   Rave Magazine

    The album strikes me as fairly flat, ultimately disposable
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  7. 5.0 |   The Digital Fix

    ‘Tropics’ and careering opener ‘Knives’ aside, this debut lacks personality as well as hooks, and there was every reason to expect so much more
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