A bonus disc will be packaged with the first pressing of the CD, featuring three new studio songs not found on the LP
San Diego's Pinback write good songs, sure, but it's the elaborate architecture of their music, crafted expertly in the studio, that makes their albums so infinitely listenable. AUTUMN OF THE SERAPHS, the group's fourth, pushes their already high standard even higher. From the pulsing rock of opener "From Nothing to Nowhere" through the wistful, bouncy pop of "Good to Sea" to the quiet sound networks of "How We Breathe," Pinback create thinking man's indie pop that encompasses straightforward melody and knotty, sophisticated rhythms. The whole is threaded with layers of guitars and crisp detail, making for the sort of record one can revisit again and again.
Spin (p.108) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Their previous three albums were marvels of sublime prog pop, and there's more of the same here, with the stately piano and rarified vocal harmonies of 'How We Breathe'..."
Alternative Press (p.162) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "A driving, mid-tempo cruise launches AUTUMN with a rolling melody and a staccato chorus invoking a fascinating collision of 'Catholic Block'-style Sonic Youth and the Buzzcocks."