Albums to watch

An Obelisk

Titus Andronicus

An Obelisk

Sixth album from Patrick Stickles' New Jersey punk band

ADM rating[?]


UK Release date
US Release date
  1. 8.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    The record seethes with a defiant rage against the structures that contain us, searching for the true meaning of punk and some semblance of truth within the capitalist façade
    Read Review

  2. 8.5 |   Under The Radar

    An Obelisk is fast, rugged fun
    Read Review

  3. 8.3 |   Consequence Of Sound

    Patrick Stickles wraps himself in the hopelessness, fear, and confusion of modern life
    Read Review

  4. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    On their sixth studio album, New Jersey punk rockers Titus Andronicus, normally associated with big, ambitious gestures, get back to basics
    Read Review

  5. 7.5 |   The 405

    Titus Andronicus have pulled from both their back catalogue and their influences and there’s a decidedly classic feel on An Obelisk
    Read Review

  6. 7.1 |   Earbuddy

    Stickles sings about dealing with his own humanity in a world that wants to push him to the brink. But really, he could be anyone of us as we stomach the daily news cycle of absurdity
    Read Review

  7. 7.0 |   Pitchfork

    Where Titus Andronicus once made great statements out of bloat, on their sixth album they do it with refreshing brevity
    Read Review

  8. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    For those looking for the vintage punk Titus Andronicus, this record will do just fine, even if it doesn't quite match the high points of their best work
    Read Review

  9. 6.0 |   DIY

    If you’re partial to a bit of blue-collar punk, this is likely to be right up your street
    Read Review

  10. 6.0 |   Q

    A fast, furious record that sounds startlingly vital in these worrisome times. Print edition only

  11. 6.0 |   The Skinny

    Titus Andronicus go back to basics on their new album An Obelisk
    Read Review

  12. 4.0 |   Slant Magazine

    On a superficial level, the ostensibly back-to-basics album could charitably be described as workmanlike
    Read Review

  13. 3.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    Apparently, “‘An Obelisk’ is built for the stage”; based on the studio version, you have to hope, for their sake, that Titus Andronicus are still good live
    Read Review

blog comments powered by Disqus

Hear it

Latest Reviews

More reviews