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Avey Tare


Fourth solo album of experimental music from Animal Collective member

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  1. 8.0 |   Uncut

    The songs on Tare's fourth solo effort brims with joy, wonder and the sheer pleasure to be found in making sounds. Print edition only

  2. 8.0 |   Mojo

    7s feels like therapy for its creator but has the power and potential to rub off on us all. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    Central to this record’s flamboyant charm is Avey Tare’s positive message about a world which we all look at so pessimistically
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  4. 8.0 |   All Music

    It's a great reminder of how weird and one-of-a-kind Avey Tare has always been, and how he's still refreshing his strangeness with every new record
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  5. 8.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    A hard-fought midcareer triumph that looks to the past and confronts the future
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  6. 7.5 |   Beats Per Minute

    Recorded largely between 2020-2021, 7s reflects the artist’s neverending musical pursuit as it took place in a time without live music. Avey spent time in his Asheville home creating skeletal demos for 7s in 2020, and then took them to a recording studio in 2021 where they were fleshed out
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  7. 7.0 |   Clash

    Rejoicing in solitary flavours, it flirts with self-indulgence, pulled out of its stupor by Avey Tare’s innate melodic flair
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  8. 6.7 |   Pitchfork

    Rooted in demos made early in the pandemic, Avey Tare’s fourth solo album is unusual and slightly disarming: a head-over-heels-in-love album that’s also prickly and claustrophobic
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  9. 6.0 |   DIY

    If only all boredom could be so productive
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