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San Fermin


Third album of post-rock / chamber-pop from the Brooklyn composer and songwriter Ellis Ludwig-Leone now expanded to a seven-piece band

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  1. 8.0 |   God Is In The TV

    Don’t let the apparent lightness and accessibility of Belong fool you. Ludwig-Leone has taken some personal risks on this album
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  2. 8.0 |   All Music

    Belong manages to strike a nice balance between San Fermin's musical theater/experimental rock predilections and their emerging pop ambitions
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  3. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    An intricate, technically awe-inspiring LP with many narrow pathways to explore
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  4. 6.0 |   Earbuddy

    If you like San Fermin, pick it up but don’t get your hopes up. If you don’t like San Fermin, too bad — I’m sure you’ll hear this as the soundtrack at your local Chipotle
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  5. 6.0 |   Uncut

    Too often, Belong manages the almost interesting feat of sounding both overcooked and half-baked. Print edition only

  6. 6.0 |   Clash

    Across his latest record’s nearly 50-minute runtime, Ludwig-Leone proves himself an apt composer, but rarely is his bursting-at-the-seams instrumentation given the time and space it needs to truly resonate
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  7. 6.0 |   DIY

    If album four sees San Fermin filtering through the bucketloads of promise on show here, there’s something really special on the horizon
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  8. 5.8 |   Pitchfork

    The sophomore album from studied Brooklyn chamber-pop ensemble San Fermin benefits from a sharper focus. But its lyrics signify depth and meaning without quite delivering
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  9. 3.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    The best that can be said for Belong is that it’s mostly inoffensive
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