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Mazy Fly


Mazy Fly

Second full-length album of experimental art-pop from the Bay Area artist Chrystia Cabral

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Sacred Bones Records
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  1. 9.0 |   Exclaim

    The lo-fi meditative minimalism of Spellling's first release is rearticulated as just one of the possible foundations for the shadowy neo-soul the Oakland producer can inhabit, as Cabral calls on a coven of guest musicians to help her commune with an expansive array of wandering new visions and nightmares
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  2. 8.5 |   Earbuddy

    Think of your favorite album's closing track, and then think of 11 more of those
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  3. 8.2 |   Paste Magazine

    Idiosyncratic, but in a thoughtful and imaginative way that is too appealing to resist
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  4. 8.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    Named after the imagined possibility of her pet border collie taking flight, Mazy Fly plays with the idea of the limitations, self-imposed or otherwise, of living creatures
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  5. 8.0 |   Pitchfork

    Retains the great mysticism of her songwriting. The unsettling synth textures and soundscapes fly around her soulful voice, making something beautiful out of sheer terror
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  6. 8.0 |   The 405

    A bold new voice in the experimental scene who’s doing something far more interesting than the ‘indietronica’ label she’s often slapped with
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  7. 8.0 |   Under The Radar

    Total '80s, but also The X-Files, The Twilight Zone, or a more fucked up version of The Sound of Music
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  8. 7.5 |   The Quietus

    She marches to the sound of her own drum. She thankfully also has the good graces to never drag you along. She seduces you to follow, to see where this is all going
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  9. 7.0 |   All Music

    A delightful trip from an unmistakably original artist
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  10. 6.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    Mazy Fly excels in laser noises and organs but is light on surf guitars and theremins
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