Album Reviews: Punch Brothers' 'All Ashore'

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Friday July 13, 2018

From The Independent

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By: Roisin O’Connor, Jack Shepherd, Dave Beech

All Ashore, the fifth album from Brooklyn’s Punch Brothers, is a difficult one to pin down. One part forward thinking and avantgarde, the other steeped in the traditional sounds of their home country, it’s a record both open and expansive, while feeling understated and harbouring a quiet almost intelligence.

[…] For the most part, All Ashore feels like a breath of fresh Appalachian air. Both forward-thinking and imbued with an appreciation of the traditional sounds of America, it might not harbour a universal sense of appeal, but that makes it all the more beguiling for those who that fall for it. (Dave Beech)

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