Boomkat Product Review:
*New York's much-loved psych-rock space cadets ease up on the blasted jams and return with a refreshingly simple album of doped songs. Well recommended for fans of Spacemen 3, Ariel Pink, Wooden Shjips, Phantom Payn et al.* "Since their formation in 2003 as a home-recording experiment, the Ills have evolved into a live band, in their element playing the extended jam. Musically, it also marks a departure from some of the band's more recent sonic explorations. The raga rumbles and synthesizer space-outs aren't gone all together; the singular blasted musical perspective of the Ills remains... Tres Warren, 4th of July, 2011: Some developments in our lives led to new approaches. The music came out the old fashioned way... a way that had been avoided for a while. It was about putting some words to some chords and keeping it simple. getting back to something. Feeling a feeling. Shaking out the NY brain boil. Movin' away from some old bad vibes, by creating some good new ones..."