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  1. Oct 30, 2018
    80
    Allways, then, is simply a welcome return from one of Chicago’s most consistent artists, reaffirming their primacy among contemporary exploratory rock bands.
  2. Oct 22, 2018
    80
    Few bands have the courage to trust fully in it and/or in their ability to not only maintain but give heart and texture to it, but Cave do, and the result is riveting. Allways is their warmest-sounding record to date, and its Delphic charms are a pleasure to get lost in.
  3. Oct 22, 2018
    70
    CAVE is the music you put on to get a stack of music reviews done. No grandiose lyrics to interrupt the flow, only sweet melody and a pounding, primal pathway to the mother groove.
  4. Uncut
    Oct 22, 2018
    70
    Allways is as mercurial as it is highly listenable. [Nov 2018, p.26]
  5. Mojo
    Oct 22, 2018
    60
    Allways showcase a band reconfigured as a kind of hippy Meters. It's an unlikely transformation, but an appealing one. [Dec 2018, p.93]