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Mulberry Violence

Trevor Powers

Mulberry Violence

The Boise, Idaho musician behind Youth Lagoon releases his first album under his own name

ADM rating[?]

6.9

Label
Baby Halo
UK Release date
17/08/2018
US Release date
17/08/2018
  1. 8.2 |   Earbuddy

    Gorgeous and chaotic
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  2. 8.0 |   DIY

    An album full of malice and aggression that it lives up to its title, but it is peppered with themes of hope and optimism
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  3. 8.0 |   Mojo

    It works as a powerful artistic statement. Print edition only

  4. 7.4 |   Pitchfork

    Powers has always been sure-handed with sculpting sound like this
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  5. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    He continues to rely on dreamy synths and soaring high-pitch vocals, but this time expanding into the territory of electronic experimental pop
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  6. 7.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    An album of icy electronica, marked by its sonic scarcity as well as its distance from any of his previous output
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  7. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    Across the album, Powers lets himself react to pain and tension with introspection and furious release
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  8. 6.0 |   Q

    Uniquely unhinged. Print edition only

  9. 5.5 |   The 405

    Mulberry Violence isn’t a letdown because it doesn’t live up to expectations of what a Trevor Powers album is supposed to sound like. It’s a letdown because an immensely talented and creative spirit is struggling to let his instincts speak for themselves
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