Thursday, November 29 2012
An experimental blend of genres that is more admirable for its bold vision and diversity than for its quality and approachability.
Tuesday, January 26 2010
If you were looking for some of the Fiery Furnaces' semi-traditional live madness, this show might have been disappointing.
Tuesday, June 30 2009
Thursday, August 14 2008
Remember is a successful illustration of this thorny indie group’s approach to live music: not as nostalgic recreation of familiar favourites, but as a strange and arresting guide towards new territory.
Sunday, January 6 2008
I don’t listen to the Fiery Furnaces much, but there's a reason I see them every time they come to town.
Tuesday, November 6 2007
Monday, October 8 2007
Since the band plays it so safe on this record, it makes the stories they are telling sound emotionless. Fiery Furnaces has become predictable.
Friday, May 12 2006
Bitter Tea is an uncontrolled outpouring of musical concepts in every way, the good ideas right along with the bad -- life.
Monday, October 24 2005
Art-poppers overreach and turn in one of the year's biggest disappointments.
Tuesday, January 25 2005
Forget what you know, and crank this sucker up like it's June already. The Friedbergers have returned (although maybe they never left).