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The Church


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4 stars The Church's career rattled along like a sort of musical katamari, with the various styles they collided with becoming absorbed into their sound and never entirely disappearing. Take, for instance, Hologram of Baal, in which you can hear their jangle pop and dream pop roots coexisting with more recent spacey neo-psychedelic and shoegaze influences they had drawn into their sound along the way.

One of the most oft-cited properties of a hologram is that a small fragment of it contains all the information of the whole, and this is what Hologram of Baal is for the Church's music - a sort of panopticon from which you can see all the different wings of their creativity.

Warthur | 4/5 |


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