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Amyl & The Sniffers

Amyl & The Sniffers

Amyl & The Sniffers

Debut full-length album from the Australian garage punk band produced by Ross Orton (Arctic Monkeys, MIA, The Fall)

ADM rating[?]

7.8

Label
Rough Trade
UK Release date
24/05/2019
US Release date
24/05/2019
  1. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    An incendiary debut
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  2. 8.0 |   Clash

    The best rock ‘n’ roll has always disrupted, ripped up the rulebook and caused inspiration and confusion in equal measure. On that note, Amyl and the Sniffers are an absolute bunch of pricks and we honestly wouldn’t have it any other way
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  3. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Burns through 11 tracks in 27 minutes like acetylene torch burns through butter, as spin-on-a-dime tight as it is exhilaration unsubtle. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Taylor's intense stack-heeled charisma dominates: whether raging or romancing, she's the queen of this glorious chunder from Down Under. Print edition only

  5. 8.0 |   Q

    Its 11 breathless tracks bottle the barely-controlled explosion of energy that masquerades as their live show, then sprays it all out again like cheap lager. Print edition only

  6. 8.0 |   The Music

    Primitive, raw and febrile rock’n’roll
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  7. 8.0 |   Northern Transmission

    Whether you like it or not Amyl and The Sniffers are coming, it’s time to embrace the chaos
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  8. 8.0 |   DIY

    A great advert for Australia’s most incendiary live band
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  9. 8.0 |   All Music

    A promising opening salvo from a young band who match a rabid hunger with the chops to back it up
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  10. 8.0 |   NME

    The Melbourne gang make "pub punk" destined for the biggest of stages. With the producer of Arctic Monkeys' 'AM' behind them, this is snotty punk at its peak
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  11. 8.0 |   Punk News

    It seemed the Internet was driving this band’s narrative, but with this release, they’re in control of their own story now. Where they go from here is up to them, not snarky bloggers, websites, or anyone else
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  12. 8.0 |   NOW

    It’s rock ’n’ roll for 2019, though the band calls it simply pub rock. Either way, it’ll get a mosh going
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  13. 7.5 |   Under The Radar

    Positive Punk may be making a return, and rightly so, but Amyl and her crew are doing it funnier, dumber, smarter, and sleazier than any of their peers
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  14. 7.2 |   Pitchfork

    The Aussie rockers’ unabashed fetishization of 1970s staples like punk, glam, and their country’s sharpie scene only helps fuel the invigorating rush of their music
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