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Spirit Of The Beehive


Fourth album from the Philadelphia-based psych rock trio

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Saddle Creek
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  1. 8.4 |   Beats Per Minute

    Where Spirit of the Beehive’s 2018 breakout Hypnic Jerks sought to evoke the threshold between wakefulness and sleep, ENTERTAINMENT, DEATH is similarly liminal, appearing to exist somewhere between optimism and nihilism – the life and death of hope
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  2. 8.3 |   Pitchfork

    The outstanding album from the Philadelphia electro-psych trio is reclusive, cryptic, late-night paranoia music. Their oblique songs can evoke an entire landscape of feeling in very few words
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  3. 8.2 |   Paste Magazine

    After deconstructing their own song structures for three albums, the Philadelphia outfit lets go of sounding like a band
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  4. 8.0 |   No Ripcord

    As oblique as their music has become, it uniquely makes sense to them
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  5. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    The band reframes reality and mixes the euphoric highs with the sinking lows in strangely surreal collages that are freakishly beautiful, leaving you feeling kinda stoned and a little bit sinful
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  6. 7.0 |   All Music

    SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE make willfully unorthodox music and seem to dare listeners to keep up with them and make sense of their art, but those who make the effort are rewarded by the band's unbridled creativity and warped yet radiant sense of optimism and excitement
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