Weathervanes Still holding your breath for the next Postal Service album? Listen to Weathervanes instead: It's the best electronic indie-pop debut since Ben Gibbard last tuned… Weathervanes Still holding your breath for the next Postal Service album? Listen to Weathervanes instead: It's the best electronic indie-pop debut since Ben Gibbard last tuned… 2010-04-13 Freelance Whales Indie Rock
Music Review

Weathervanes (2010)

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EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Apr 13, 2010; Lead Performance: Freelance Whales; Genre: Indie Rock

Still holding your breath for the next Postal Service album? Listen to Weathervanes instead: It's the best electronic indie-pop debut since Ben Gibbard last tuned his laptop. Armed with dreamy melodies, charmingly terrible pickup lines, and a vibrant band-geek orchestra carting harmoniums and glockenspiels, this New York quintet makes tenderhearted nerdiness sound like a powerful strength. A–

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Pretty banjo hymn Generator First Floor at myspace.com
Sufjan Stevens-style ballad Broken Horse at last.fm

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Originally posted Apr 06, 2010 Published in issue #1098 Apr 16, 2010 Order article reprints
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