Alright, I seem to have got some people’s attention about this album in the favourite albums of the year so far thread, so let’s talk about mine (so far).
Offerings by Typhoon is a monumental album that I have become completely obsessed with over the past couple months. I didn’t know them before the record came out in January, and even then it took me a couple months to really get it, but good lord this is such a stunning record FFO: big cinematic, emotional indie-rock like early-Arcade Fire, Bright Eyes, Manchester Orchestra, Devil & God-era Brand New, and more, managing to sound very familiar to all those influences but also rather distinct and unique at the same time.
Here’s some favourite tracks although it’s hard to really sum it down just to this. Also there’s like 11 of them: