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Ed Schrader’s Music Beat


Third album of garage punk from Ed Schrader and Devlin Rice produced by Dan Deacon

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  1. 8.0 |   Under The Radar

    In the end, Riddles neither betrays Schrader's cacophonous vision nor bends its will toward a more polished effort. Instead, it continues to construct the band's reputation built on unpredictability and danger
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  2. 7.7 |   Earbuddy

    Schrader, Rice, and Deacon do conjure something over the course of the record. A wild, good time
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  3. 7.5 |   The 405

    Riddles required Schrader and Rice to take a gamble, and it’s one that paid off
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  4. 7.4 |   Pitchfork

    The noisy Baltimore post-punk duo team up with Dan Deacon for an album of ’80s pop melodies and newfound lyrical maturity
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  5. 7.0 |   All Music

    Like frequent tourmates Future Islands, it can be hard to tell how seriously to take Schrader on first exposure, but it soon becomes apparent that he's a genuine artist, and it's hard to not be won over by his spirit, drive, and creativity. Riddles is easily his grandest work yet
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