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Dude Incredible


Dude Incredible

Fifth studio album from the Chicago post-hardcore trio recorded at guitarist Steve Albini's Electrical Audio studio

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  1. 10.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Worthy of filing alongside and above At Action Park and 1000 Hurts, it’s the sound of one of the great bands at the height of their powers
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  2. 9.1 |   Consequence Of Sound

    One of their most direct albums, the nine songs holding that same menacing gut-punch, despite that highfalutin thematic unity
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  3. 9.0 |   Exclaim

    The trio are playing together better than ever, even capturing some of the power of economy that their earliest music commanded with grit and grace and thunder and lightning
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  4. 9.0 |   Clash

    From the twisting opening of the title track onwards, anyone with previous experience of Shellac is in no doubt as to the makers of this racket
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  5. 8.0 |   State

    Shellac are a band with nothing to prove operating at the top of their game
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  6. 8.0 |   Mojo

    This is hard rock as anthropology, administered like only this band can. Print edition only

  7. 8.0 |   Pitchfork

    Albini’s a sweaty mess, Weston’s bass only gains more meat to it over the years, and Todd Trainer remains a drummer whose every hit sounds like it hurts a hundred times more than the last
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  8. 8.0 |   The Quietus

    Fans of the band will find a lot to applaud on Dude Incredible and it's one of their more efficient, immediate LPs - the longest track lasts only six minutes
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  9. 8.0 |   The FT

    A succinct 35-minute recap of why the trio are worshipped on the underground circuit
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  10. 8.0 |   No Ripcord

    Dude Incredible, either through arrogance, ego or the basest of instincts, desires to own, rule, use up and breed
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  11. 7.8 |   Earbuddy

    Though not unusual for a Shellac album, newcomers should be warned, Dude Incredible is a psychically consuming experience. It can be incredibly exhausting
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  12. 7.0 |   All Music

    A good but not great album from an undeniably great band; it doesn't sound lazy, just short one or two top-rank songs that would bump its status up a notch
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