Infinite Arms On its third disc Infinite Arms , this North Carolina band Band of Horses filters melodic guitar growl through a dusty-bearded country-rock aesthetic. Singer-guitarist Ben… Infinite Arms On its third disc Infinite Arms , this North Carolina band Band of Horses filters melodic guitar growl through a dusty-bearded country-rock aesthetic. Singer-guitarist Ben… 2010-05-18 Band of Horses Rock
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Infinite Arms (2010)

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EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: May 18, 2010; Lead Performance: Band of Horses; Genre: Rock

On its third disc Infinite Arms, this North Carolina band Band of Horses filters melodic
 guitar growl through a dusty-bearded country-rock aesthetic. Singer-guitarist Ben Bridwell floats a boyish version of Neil Young's plaintive whine over trance-y distortion or sunbaked jangle or porch-jockey folk while he plays slacker space cowboy. Even when he's singing about zoning out on the couch, it feels Grand Canyon expansive. A–

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Originally posted May 12, 2010 Published in issue #1103 May 21, 2010 Order article reprints
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