Siberia - MERGE
FILTER Grade: 82%
By Loren Auda Poin on October 17, 2013
Polvo have taken countless zips around the post-rock galaxy. With Siberia, their first effort in four years, they’ve reversed their polarity, finally hardened into simple, elemental rock goodness. No genre prefixes or misleading categories, just laser-etched songcraft and infinitely tight bashing of instruments. As on In Prism, their previous record, every song is an adamantine pop gem, each one bursting with a hushed spit of lyrics and lightning stabs of guitar and synth. Vociferously recommended.