"Frankly bonkers, uncatergorisable sort of punky beaty noise thing... No drums [sic] bass or guitars. No rhythm to speak of [sic], lots of shouting, girl boy interplay, some weird static noises... seamlessly mixes digital effects, analogue trickery, and human beatbox [sic] to create something highly inaccessible, and yet somehow fascinating."
subba-cultcha [dot] [com]
"Crushes wring static-laden squiggles and No-Wave thrums out of drum pads and an intimidating steel-and-wires contraption known only as 'The Albatross.'"
— Austin Decider
“Smith has this insane guitar-shaped pedal board called 'The Albatross' that he extracts wild sounds out of, and Jones lays down killer beats on electronic drums."”
billtmiller [dot] blogspot [dot] [com]
“Crushes have garage-rock drumming, New Wave girl vocals, and men shouting. What is not to love?"”
Boston Band Crush