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Conquistador

Dylan Carlson

Conquistador

First solo album under his own name from the drone rock innovator and frontman of Earth

ADM rating[?]

7.5

Label
Sargent House
UK Release date
27/04/2018
US Release date
27/04/2018
  1. 9.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    The result is minimal but hooky, expansive and easy in feel despite its abrasive contents, suggesting the kind of happy place you’d presumably be in to put your spouse on the cover
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  2. 8.0 |   All Music

    Conquistador marks another fine chapter in this intrepid frontiersman's musical journey
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  3. 8.0 |   The Arts Desk

    This isn’t just music to listen to but to feel
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  4. 8.0 |   The Quietus

    The man from Earth ushers gentle tides and ferocious cataclysms
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  5. 8.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    Even in Carlson’s calmer moments, you’re never too far from the storm
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  6. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Plays out against a cavalcade of dark, intense, downward thrusts that linger and fold back on themselves, each time getting slightly deeper and more daunting. Print edition only

  7. 7.0 |   music OMH

    It is fair to suggest that there are no great surprises here, but immersion in the album does reap rewards
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  8. 6.7 |   Pitchfork

    The drone-metal titan’s “imaginary Western” fleshes out his talents as a storyteller, but this album of mostly solo electric guitar doesn’t feel as fully realized as his band Earth’s best work
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