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Sun Araw & M Geddes Gengras Meet the Congos

Icon Give Thank

The ninth album in the FRKWYS series teams up psych-rock LA-based musician Cameron Stallone, prducer/mixer Gengras and Jamacan dub artists The Congos

ADM rating[?]

7.1

Label
RVNG Intl
UK Release date
16/04/2012
US Release date
08/05/2012
  1. 8.1 |   Pitchfork

    An album that grows more assured only as it goes deeper
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  2. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Collaboration at its finest
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  3. 8.0 |   Spin

    L.A. freaks splinter beloved reggae voices into hyper-heady crystal chaos
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  4. 8.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    Most tracks are built upon combinations of simple, repeating musical phrases that create a soundscape within which The Congos’ harmony-laden vocals can drift and sway
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  5. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Starling and unique. Print edition only

  6. 6.0 |   The Observer

    The first half of their joint endeavour is hugely stoned, with the more strident sounds of the Americans cutting across the chants and rhythms of their hosts
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  7. 5.8 |   A.V. Club

    Ultimately, Icon Give Thank sounds more like a Sun Araw album with a few guest vocalist features rather than a mutually beneficial musical conversation
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