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Until the Hunter

Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions

Until the Hunter

Third album from Hope Sandoval (Mazzy Star) and Colm Ó Cíosóig (My Bloody Valentine), featuring a guest appearance from Kurt Vile

ADM rating[?]

7.3

Label
Tendril Tales
UK Release date
04/11/2016
US Release date
04/11/2016
  1. 10.0 |   The Arts Desk

    The melancholy air of Hope Sandoval’s new set often suggests a sultry siren from a David Lynch film fronting a 'Loaded'-era Velvet Underground
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  2. 9.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    One of the best albums of the year and stands proud in her three-decade long discography
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  3. 8.0 |   All Music

    Seven years is a long time to wait between albums, but if that's how long it takes to make the album as good as this is, then the wait was worth it
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  4. 8.0 |   music OMH

    Impresses with the bare minimum from start to finish
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  5. 8.0 |   Uncut

    It all coalesces around that voice, and its still potent conjuring of beauty and darkness. Timeless music, for heavy times
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  6. 8.0 |   Mojo

    The pace rarely rising above languorous, the lyrics resolutely wistful, with the now 50-year-old Sandoval's vocals the compelling focus across 11 drowsy, folk-rock noir essays. Print edition only

  7. 7.5 |   Consequence Of Sound

    Another supremely pleasant LP
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  8. 7.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    An immersive and rewarding record that will keep admirers of their other bands happy and shows that side projects can be more than rock star folly
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  9. 7.5 |   Gig Soup

    Though it may not be outstandingly original, the album shows the band feels comfortable and at home with what it’s doing and showcases the talent of its members
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  10. 6.0 |   Q

    Most consistent outing yet. Print edition only

  11. 6.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    There is a creeping charm to tracks that seem initially off
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  12. 6.0 |   The FT

    Lasting an hour in total, the songs prove in no rush to get to their destination
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  13. 6.0 |   The Irish Times

    Arrives with a languid roll, opening with the warm, subtle moodiness of Into the Trees, re-acquainting us with Sandoval’s gorgeous, inimitable voice.
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  14. 6.0 |   State

    Until The Hunter is undoubtedly a mixed bag, but the moments that work make it a worthy listen for fans of the duo’s other work
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