Review: Circa Survive

On the fourth, self-produced album by these Philly rockers, bassist Nick Beard showcases his most gritty and thoughtful writing ever, playing countermelodies and using unpredictable phrasing throughout.
By Jon D'Auria ,

VIOLENT WAVES
[circasurvives.com]

On the fourth, self-produced album by these Philly rockers, bassist Nick Beard showcases his most gritty and thoughtful writing ever, playing countermelodies and using unpredictable phrasing throughout. In fact, his performances on songs like “Suitcase,” “Sharp Practice” and “Bird Sounds” just may be his best album performances yet.