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The California dance punk band add disco pop grooves to their sound on their 5th album, produced by Spoon’s Jim Eno

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  1. 9.0 |   All Music

    One of the best modern dance punk records to date, right up there with LCD Soundsystem's best
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  2. 8.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    An album with depth though it certainly is, its pleasures are greatest when they’re delivered with the utmost simplicity
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  3. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    Thr!!!er feels inclusive, escapist and celebratory
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  4. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    Goofy and smart in all the right ways, !!! has crafted a record that just puts a big, gaping smile on one’s face and feet a’ shufflin’
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  5. 8.0 |   No Ripcord

    Bottom line, this is a fun, solid output from !!!
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  6. 7.5 |   A.V. Club

    A groove-heavy cool-club record that never takes on more than it can handle
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  7. 7.2 |   Paste Magazine

    A monster of a dance-punk record, and a fine addition to the !!! canon
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  8. 7.0 |   Uncut

    Less jam, more sugar: bicoastal funk sextet go pop. Print edition only

  9. 7.0 |   Clash

    The archetypal jam band, the wild, loose-limbed intensity of their live show hasn’t always translated on record. But ‘Thr!!!er’ hits with a fresh, single-minded purpose
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  10. 6.7 |   Pretty Much Amazing

    Forty minutes of dance-funk bliss, lifting you out of your seat while leaving little impression otherwise
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  11. 6.5 |   Under The Radar

    Rather than opting for an exhilarating sonic adventure, Thr!!!er defaults on ass-slapping, mindless tunes
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  12. 6.0 |   Q

    More about the song and less groove-based than their previous output. Print edition only

  13. 6.0 |   Pitchfork

    For all of Thr!!!er’s reliable pleasures, the requisite cover-image riff on the triple-bang logo is the boldest idea here
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  14. 6.0 |   The Skinny

    It's their strongest album in years, but struggles to recapture their early peaks
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  15. 6.0 |   The Irish Times

    Thr!!!er comes across as more risk-averse than a thrilling change of scene
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  16. 6.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    The strongest moments on here are those which are most confident to leap into uncharted waters, as well as those which are equally confident to draw on established strengths
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  17. 6.0 |   musicOMH

    Has plenty of moments that live up to its self-hyped billing, but it’s the love of the gimmick, that old friend Shtick Shtick Shtick, that will always be the thing that both endears and estranges
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  18. 6.0 |   NME

    It's still party music, but for a different kind of party
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  19. 6.0 |   State

    !!! won’t ever change the world, but they’ll always add a few exclamation marks to your night out
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  20. 6.0 |   Consequence Of Sound

    Existential nu-disco hasn’t been done to death, but it has been done better than this
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  21. 6.0 |   Mojo

    Thew results are slightly uneven. Print edition only

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