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Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti: Mature Themes

Steve LaBate, Paste, 21 August 2012

WITH ALL THE BUZZ that's been building for him and his Haunted Graffiti bandmates over the last several years, this new record could have been a commercial breakthrough for the weird and wild Ariel Pink. But instead of moving in the more polished direction hinted at by his 4AD debut, Before Today, Pink takes a step back to keep moving ahead on Mature Themes, blending the lo-fi vibe of his earlier bedroom work with the more accessible sheen of his last record.

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