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Household Name


Household Name

Third album from the Brooklyn indie rock duo Etta Friedman and Allegra Weingarten

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  1. 9.0 |   God Is In The TV

    To call your third album, Household Name is a pretty bold move in the first place, but after 2 earlier seriously good albums, I’d have to ask, why not?
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  2. 8.0 |   DIY

    The perfect listen for when you’re either deep in the throes of love or still nursing heartbreak
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  3. 8.0 |   Under The Radar

    Household Name manages to be both bold and wary — capturing the kinetic anxiety that arises when a protracted daydream seeps into your everyday
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  4. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Household Name re-establishes the pair’s vitality to this extent, avoiding a potential slump in extending the countercultural charge that cemented the appeal of their previous LP's
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  5. 8.0 |   Gigwise

    Momma are sounding increasingly impressive
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  6. 8.0 |   NME

    The band’s third album, and first for Lucky Number, is a whirlwind of huge riffs and slick ‘90s revivalism
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  7. 8.0 |   Kerrang!

    Household Name is, altogether, an ineffably charming release bringing a youthful modernity to old school sounds

  8. 8.0 |   Clash

    A joyous selection, a record that melds together its alt-rock influences to locate a distinctive voice, pitting intricate instrumentation against some killer pop hooks. Looks like we may just have found our summer soundtrack
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  9. 7.7 |   Northern Transmissions

    The music touches upon an assortment of styles in compact fashion which is impressive and appreciated
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  10. 7.2 |   Pitchfork

    The Brooklyn duo’s cheeky spin on Gen-X slacker rock asks: What does it take to become a 1990s alt-rock star right this minute?
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  11. 7.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    Where their sophomore album Two of Me flowed off the back of being a concept record, Household Name bathes in a personal light
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  12. 6.0 |   All Music

    Whether it's highly relatable or a bit paint-by-numbers is up to the listener, although the blueprint here is an auspiciously well-tested one
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