BLANKS, THE: Yellow Fading Glimmer: LP

Sep 26, 2018

Perfectly pleasant indie garage pop that almost looks like Kevin Morby or Jonathan Richman if you squint. Smart lyrics throughout, but The Blanks’ personal songs don’t seem to reveal a distinct personality. The result is an album that’s inoffensive in a way that can feel insulting, or dishonest. There’s nothing technically wrong, which may be the problem. –Matt Werts (The Blanks,