Neo-psych tinkerers Portugal. The Man make their major-label debut for Atlantic with their sixth album, In the Mountain in the Cloud. Produced by John Hill and mixed by Grammy winner Andy Wallace, the album adds big-label polish to their expansive, experimental sound.
Rolling Stone (p.71) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "11 tracks full of vintage glam-rock pouting and preening..."
Spin (p.77) - "[T]here's an uplifting fervor to the bursting melodies and detailed arrangements, as violins saw away dizzily during codas and blues-fuzz guitars tie a bow on a breakdown or three."
Entertainment Weekly (p.73) - "[P]leasingly progressive, bathing twisting guitar riffs in psychedelic suds." -- Grade: B
Alternative Press (p.118) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he band maintain a steady and tuneful course over multi-colored, hallucinatory seas."