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Majesty Shredding


Majesty Shredding

First album in a decade from the North Carolina underground indie rock veterans

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  1. 10.0 |   The Guardian

    One of the most flat-out enjoyable rock records in a long time
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  2. 9.0 |   BBC

    A wonderfully hyperactive, hyperkinetic record
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  3. 8.6 |   Beats Per Minute

    Find an opportunity to spend an evening with Majesty Shredding, if only to see your world turn to summertime and everyone in it to return to youth… if only for the moment
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  4. 8.0 |   Rave Magazine

    There are plenty of bands peddling this kind of melodic punk rock – but Superchunk are one of the pioneers. And like most pioneers, they do it better than almost anyone else
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  5. 8.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    An intelligent, cohesive and profoundly engaging study of guitar music
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  6. 8.0 |   Consequence Of Sound

    Superchunk will touch you not because of their crossed wires, but because they’re always turned on
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  7. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    Superchunk hardly needs to prove anything to anyone at this point, but Majesty Shredding is a great reminder of the legacy that the band had long since cemented
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  8. 8.0 |   Pitchfork

    A fine entry in a fine catalog
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  9. 8.0 |   Mojo

    11 astoundingly catchy, adrenalised twin-guitar anthems. Print edition only

  10. 8.0 |   NME

    An unassumingly great record that exists solely to celebrate the pleasures of making a gigantic, melodious racket
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  11. 8.0 |   BBC

    This album, in a way, is the sum of the band’s collected experiences so far – the joy and jubilation of youth, the excitement of young love remembered and re-felt years down the line
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  12. 8.0 |   State

    They are, purely and simply, a garage band at heart. And with Majesty Shredding they’ve undoubtedly treated us to the garage band album of the year so far
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  13. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    There’s an old expression that starts by saying “if it ain’t broke…”
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  14. 7.0 |   The Digital Fix

    If at times the recipe of ragged riffery, pounding beats and semi-shouted vocals starts to wear a tiny bit thin, the songs are never less than engaging
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  15. 7.0 |   Blurt

    It's noise, but with nuance, as if Keith Richard had opted to ally himself with Pavement in their prime
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  16. 7.0 |   FasterLouder

    Cool knows no age, and Superchunk are living proof
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  17. 7.0 |   FasterLouder

    Cool knows no age, and Superchunk are living proof
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  18. 6.0 |   The Skinny

    Will tweak the tear ducts of those who followed their halcyon day, but rendered a little retro in 2010
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  19. 6.0 |   Uncut

    You can't help but cheer them on. Print edition only

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