Debut album from the Hull, UK-based dream pop / shoegaze five-piece led by Ryan Smith

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  1. 10.0 |   NME

    The Hull five-piece have channelled the emotional turmoil around growing up into a modern shoegaze classic
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  2. 8.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Bedroom may be retro in its thinking, but on this debut bdrmm have proved to be forward thinking in execution. An assured and brilliant debut
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  3. 8.0 |   Under The Radar

    This is a confident and assured debut that demands a sequel
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  4. 8.0 |   Mojo

    The Hull five-piece treads the queasy tightrope of prime Cure, Ride etc with real dexterity. Print edition only

  5. 8.0 |   Uncut

    A strong debut throughout. Print edition only

  6. 8.0 |   Clash

    A heady, forward-thinking shoegaze distillation, ‘Bedroom’ is a vital listen, with bdrmm allowing their early promise to fully develop. Much more than a genre piece, it’s a vital delve into the power of our communal isolation
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  7. 8.0 |   The Arts Desk

    Bedroom has the perfect pacing of a painstakingly programmed DJ set
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  8. 8.0 |   Gigwise

    The perfect soundtrack to a late night drive through a city seeped in memories of a hazy, forgotten youth
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  9. 8.0 |   XS Noize

    A multifaceted record that demands to be listened to from start to finish, bdrmm’s opening statement charts their growth from solo project to a fully-fledged band on one of the year’s most replayable debuts – that enthusiasm of theirs is surely going to take them places
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  10. 8.0 |   The FT

    The debut album recalls My Bloody Valentine with hazy guitars and washed-out vocals

  11. 7.0 |   All Music

    The group seem well-versed in dream pop and post-punk, with a hazy but clean guitar sound and steady, propulsive drumming that nods to Krautrock and space rock
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  12. 7.0 |   musicOMH

    bdrmm have chosen a well-worn path, but there’s a freshness here nevertheless
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  13. 6.0 |   Q

    Bdrmm's world of noise is so artfully constructed it's hard to not find yourself lost within it. Print edition only

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