Monday, March 30 2015
A lack of substance, coupled with an occasionally overwhelming “lite-ness” that veers dangerously close to easy-listening, makes Complete Strangers a less-than-solid effort.
Wednesday, June 15 2011
One of the advantages of making mellow music is that subtle touches can offer great pleasures. Vetiver invokes the strategy to great effect throughout the album.
Tuesday, February 24 2009
Tight Knit mines the tension between the desire for close community and Cabic's deep-in-the-bones need to keep moving, and the hazy world these songs inhabit is a compelling one.
Thursday, June 5 2008
This does what a covers album should do. It pays homage to a band's influences while also illuminating the band's own creative process.
Sunday, June 18 2006
The first nine cuts on the latest Vetiver album are great folk pop to die for. Then things get a little off-kilter