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Arborea / Press

“Buck and Shanti Curran's fifth LP of spellbinding psych folk feels both stronger and frailer than 2011's 'Red Planet', the golden production highlighting the fever-storms and dark sadness in these deep, powerful songs. "4 Stars”

Andrew Male - Mojo Magazine

“'Best Under-the-Radar-Albums of 2011'”

“'Editors Top Pick' Guitar Player Magazine December 2011”

“Top 100 Albums of 2011”

“Top 20 Albums of 2011”

“Top 50 Albums of 2011”

“Top Ten Albums of 2011”

“Top Vinyl Pick September 2011 "glowing, warm, triumphant"”

“Arborea, who hail from Maine, construct a fragile, resonant world with a lingering Americana after-taste, shimmering with the same wide-open spaces Ry Cooder's captured so well on Paris, Texas. ”

"Arborea's brand of folk music is ethereal, bone-chilling and beautiful all at once"

Beth Walker - Performing Songwriter Magazine

“NPR - "Arborea's new self-titled cd is an incredibly spare and beautiful collection of songs". ”

"...Shanti and Buck Curran get it right, with memorable songs that linger in the ether long after the last track ends."

“A Magical Mystery Tour”

"Maine folk duo Arborea creates timeless music, haunted by deep shadows.