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Constant Image


Constant Image

Debut full-length release from the Washington, DC post-punk band produced by Nicolas Vernhes (Animal Collective, Deerhunter, The Fiery Furnaces, Dirty Projectors, The War on Drugs)

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  1. 10.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    Meet your new favourite band
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  2. 8.5 |   Under The Radar

    A lightning-strike leap from the post-punk shadows of their first EP into full-color radio waves
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  3. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    Flasher play hook-filled rock songs, influenced by everything from post-punk to new wave via shoegaze and indie dream pop on new album, Constant Image
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  4. 8.0 |   Q

    Fusion of nerdiness and fun. Print edition only

  5. 7.9 |   Pitchfork

    As D.C. punks with ties to Priests, Fugazi, and Comet Ping Pong, Flasher are expected to have something to say about politics in 2018—but their debut album would have felt just as timely 30 years ago
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  6. 7.7 |   Earbuddy

    While everyone swoons over retro-acts like Snail Mail, Flasher is putting out music easily as impassioned with twice the melody
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  7. 7.0 |   No Ripcord

    Flasher may have the attitude of their eighties DC counterparts, but they ultimately channel their thinking person's punk aesthetic by attempting to rewrite its traditions altogether
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  8. 7.0 |   All Music

    Flasher appear to have arrived fully formed, with a deeply satisfying debut that's both coherent and imaginative
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  9. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    On Constant Image, Flasher speaks to the realities of gentrification, self-discovery and escapism. The only conclusion is Trump or no Trump, the world spins madly on
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  10. 6.0 |   Uncut

    For chunks of the album there's an unshakable feeling of familiarity. Print edition only

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