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Burning The Threshold

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Burning The Threshold

Latest release from the Comets of Fire guitarist Ben Chasny is his first acoustic-led since 2011’s Asleep on the Floodplain

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  1. 8.1 |   Pitchfork

    His warmest, most accessible release yet
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  2. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Floats between space-folk and psych-rock with a unique mixture of classical guitar, ambient drone and tranquil vocals from the curator himself
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  3. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    A memorable addition to Chasny’s admirable body of work
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  4. 8.0 |   God Is In The TV

    These are great songs. They soar like the white bird on the cover. We just can’t tell if it is flying in front of the sun or the moon
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  5. 8.0 |   Mojo

    It comes as a relief that this album features a crop of high quality songs and instrumentals playing with dazzling finger-picking. Print edition only

  6. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Vivid proof of Chasny's ability to create transcendental music free of psych. Print edition only

  7. 8.0 |   Q

    Keeping close to Chasny's vision, Burning The Threshold offers a beautiful way into his far-out world. Print edition only

  8. 8.0 |   All Music

    One of the most engaging Six Organs releases in years
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  9. 6.0 |   The Arts Desk

    His new album will not bring fresh fans on board as it offers no new directions although it does stress that, within its prescribed limits, Chasny’s vision of folk music remains endlessly malleable
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