“Swapping out the sonic and mental clutter for a host of centered, unconfused rock tunes is a curveball move, for sure, but the end product is the most memorable, lasting, and relatable albums in Of Montreal’s extensive catalog, and easily one of the best.” –All Music Guide Check Our Catalog
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“Much like his former/sometimes band the War on Drugs, there’s an undercurrent of working-class rock à la Tom Petty or Bruce Springsteen here… However… it becomes clear that Kurt Vile isn’t aiming to ape or even update the canon of classic guitar-based songwriters, but is very much his generation’s chapter of the evolution of rock. [...]
“Oshin was released by Captured Tracks and bears all the hallmarks of that label’s quintessential sound: jangly guitars, winsome vocals, cavernous reverb, and an overall murky, underwater production aesthetic. Oshin is a pleasant listen, especially for anyone partial to Beach Fossils or the Captured Tracks sound in general.” –All Music Guide Check Our Catalog