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Hotline TNT


Second full-length album from Will Anderson's shoegaze project

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  1. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Most tracks hover around the two-minute mark. In a blur of warming guitars, they make their point, dust themselves off, and move on to meet a new challenge
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  2. 8.8 |   Paste Magazine

    The band's sophomore album takes the bedrock of DIY community and turns it into an expressive and foundational shoegaze triumph
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  3. 8.8 |   Spectrum Culture

    There’s a moment when this feels like something you’ve never heard before. But then that feeling shifts into one of recognition: you have heard this before, but it’s been a while. And you didn’t realize until now just how much you’d missed it
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  4. 8.5 |   Under The Radar

    Cartwheel is a big, bright, beautiful album
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  5. 8.4 |   Pitchfork

    Will Anderson amplifies everyday heartbreak with towering shoegaze and supersized power-pop anthems that demand to be played loud
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  6. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    Simultaneously modern and nostalgic, a hard rocking band that you can lose yourself in, Hotline TNT have made a record that defies time and space
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  7. 8.0 |   Northern Transmissions

    Cartwheel would be a boring album if Anderson resigned himself to guilt, indolence, or hopelessness. But he refuses to allow misery to swallow him
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  8. 7.4 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    It's hard to be overly harsh on the band for getting too hung up on a good thing, even if there's a missing something holding Cartwheel back from knockout excellence
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  9. 6.0 |   Mojo

    Though Anderson buries his voice and words in the maelstrom, his declared (if not immediately) apparent) theme of a constantly thwarted search for "true love" seems right at home in shoegazing's characteristic marriage of bliss and anxiety. Print edition only

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