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Quietly Blowing It

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Quietly Blowing It

Latest release from MC Taylor's North Carolina-based indie folk ensemble

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  1. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    It’s just pure, no bullshit emotional sincerity made for folks who need to feel a little connection to the wider world, to a greater consciousness. Best enjoyed often and amongst friends
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  2. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Taylor's balm-like burr delivers a blissful moment of healing. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Although the album was written and recorded at a time of severe international strife, Taylor maintains an aura of studied and reassuring calm on “It Will If We Let It”, “Glory Strums” and outstanding closer “Sanctuary”. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   American Songwriter

    It’s doubtful this band will ever be accused of blowing anything, quietly or otherwise
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  5. 8.0 |   The Independent

    These songs venture outside of the insular comforts that the traditionally warm instrumentation provides. Taylor has a revived sense of purpose
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  6. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    MC Taylor offers up soulful Dylan-esque country rockers about the impact of the system on ordinary lives
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  7. 8.0 |   Rolling Stone

    Written and recorded largely during the earliest months of the pandemic, it’s the North Carolina roots artist’s best LP yet
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  8. 8.0 |   All Music

    On Quietly Blowing It, M.C. Taylor reminds us he knows how we feel, and that he feels the same way; perhaps that helps only so much, but there's a lot to be said for a friendly voice during a hard time, and that's just what this album delivers
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  9. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    Brings experienced Appalachian artfulness to provide the right space to fulfill his vision
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  10. 5.5 |   Pitchfork

    Despite its grand scope and good intentions, the latest album from M.C. Taylor is the sound of an artist beginning to repeat himself: lite music for dark times
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