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[ 0 ] March 31, 2012

REVIEW: Lambchop Bare Their Inscrutable Hearts On Mr. M (Village Voice)

Lambchop are weirdos. Which means that theoretically, they should be flourishing right now: indie-rock is in the midst of a brief, fervent patch of weirdo adoration.

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[ 25 ] March 17, 2012

REVIEW: Mr. M (Pitchfork)

And so we return to this idea of Lambchop’s irrelevance. For the purpose of barroom reductions, Mr. M sounds like a bunch of guys tapping delicately on acoustic instruments from deep within a mausoleum, or the sound of wind blowing gently through the pages of an open book resting on a front-porch rocking chair. But how rare is it that a band asks you to listen to so little, and how much rarer is it that they make it sound like so much?

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[ 0 ] March 16, 2012

LIVE REVIEW: Cathedral, Manchester (The Fly)

Cathedral, Manchester March 6, 2012 We find ourselves in Manchester Cathedral, a huge, weathered beauty that may have stood its ground for a thousand years or more. How appropriate a place it is to see Lambchop, a band that resolutely refuse to plough anything but their own distinctive furrow. Lambchop operate on Lambchop time, and the music stands or falls […]