Resin Pockets

Album Review of Resin Pockets by Crescent.

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Resin Pockets


Resin Pockets by Crescent

Release Date: May 26, 2017
Record label: Geographic
Genre(s): Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock

65 Music Critic Score
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Resin Pockets - Fairly Good, Based on 2 Critics

AllMusic - 70
Based on rating 7/10

Resin Pockets is the first album in a decade from long-running Bristol, U.K. indie group Crescent, and their first for Domino sublabel Geographic, which had previously reissued the debut album by related band Movietone. Crescent's principal member remains singer/songwriter Matt Jones, who co-founded the group during the early '90s and is responsible for most of their material.

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Record Collector - 60
Based on rating 3/5

Resin pockets are bubbles or imperfections in pine wood, which Crescent mainman Matt Jones felt were the perfect analogy for the homespun nature of his first album in 10 years. Made largely outdoors, the record feels crackly, more than a little on the fly, and all the more beautiful for it. Resin Pockets virtually hums with the feeling of wildlife and welcome intrusion.

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