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Pre Language


Pre Language

The latest collection of krautrock and shoegaze from the Chicagoan group, now including Steve Shelley of Sonic Youth

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  1. 7.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    It might not rocket them out of their obscurity but Disappears have created a record that can appease fans happy with how they sounded anyway and those that are searching for something new
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  2. 7.0 |   Uncut

    The malevolence and needling insistency of Gang Of Four and Fugazi are this record's core. Print edition only

  3. 7.0 |   Spin

    Psych-garage pedal obsessives get a cheery Lungfish streak on their most uplifting work yet
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  4. 7.0 |   The Quietus

    A record of controlled thunder, of relaxed aggression
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  5. 6.5 |   Bowlegs

    Pre Language is a quality set – but Glider was better
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  6. 6.2 |   Pitchfork

    This album feels more like a series of genre exercises
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  7. 6.0 |   Consequence Of Sound

    A dark, at times dancey, record that very rarely lets up
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  8. 6.0 |   No Ripcord

    The origin of the language in which Disappears speaks dates back to 1967, a time in which pristine guitar chords were being supplanted by scruffy, basement kids over-amplifying to varying degrees of loud
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  9. 6.0 |   PopMatters

    Pre Language is frustrating not because it’s bad, but because it could be so much better
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