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THE NEW YORK TIMES

"A treat to the ears: warbling synths, plucky string sections and shimmering vocals”

THE GUARDIAN  

“New band of the week!... it has the power to enchant and frighten which is about all you can ask of music"

THE TELEGRAPH

”they make a surreal and cinematic electropop in which moods, beats and melodies slither over, under and through each other like snakes in a nest."

NOISEY.VICE

”It’s a darkly romantic paean from a cinematic band who has provided yet another perfect soundtrack – this time, to the end of the world”

I-D

"Listening to this LA-based duo’s music is having a really sexy nightmare that you won't want to wake up from”

SPIN

”... the eerie high pitched lilt of singer Katherine Mils-Rymer [is] reminiscent of a more serene Beth Gibbons of Portishead”

NOWNESS

”... video premiere with esteemd artist Jonathan Turner"

V MAGAZINE

“There’s something distinctively and effortlessly cool about OOFJ“

ANOTHER MAGAZINE

"OOFJ are garnering an impressive reputation for their atmospheric brand of electronica"

CLASH MAGAZINE

“ This confident second outing shows the couple to be on top form; fusing the romantic with the sonic to produce something gloriously next-level as a result” 

INTERVIEW MAGAZINE

"Slung somewhere between a latter-day Portishead (read: creepy electronic elements topped with haunted female vocals) and a missing Godard soundtrack (otherwise known as “cinematic”), their work is one of shadows—a direct defiance of the Southern California sun.."

HUNGER MAGAZINE

"narcotic and nightmarish to Lynchian and darkly romantic..."

FLOOD MAGAZINE

“ It’s a haunting combination of talents, one that offers no way out. Then again, why would you want one?

THE LINE OF BEST FIT

“an absolutely decadent soufflé of self-deception, sex, double lives, and more sex”

GBH MUSIC

“OOFJ crosses the sound barrier and sends emotions run by coaster loops, amid melodies that take the guts. Dare to experience, it is unique ..”

POPSTACHE

“ Acute Feast is an electrifying album that arouses one’s auditory senses. OOFJ has nailed the scary and seductive balance. The beats and the vocals in unison create a cinematic image that stimulates imagination”

NOOGA

“a sparkling, throbbing spectacle of artificial grandeur”

LA WEEKLY

'Brooding, smooth... slim '

EARMILK

'Whirls through...sparkling drumwork and otherworldly vocals'

IMPOSE MAGAZINE

'frightening, gorgeous world of endless/futile possibilities'

FLAVORWIRE

'The 10 best songs we heard this week'

UNDER THE RADAR

'OOFJ strikes again.. like a perfume commercial directed by David Lynch'

NOISEY. VICE  

'mixture between 9 1/2 weeks and Oshima's in the realm of senses'

THE LINE OF BEST FIT

 'Breathtaking beauty'

GOLD FLAKE PAINT

'WoNderfully impressive'

THE 405

'LA based wonderteam...standout single amongst an oversaturated genre'

THIS IS FAKE DIY

'Chromatics style instrumentation... Stunning!'

THIS IS FAKE DIY

'Grand instrumentation...Wild meeting of ideas..'

EAR BUDDY

'Pop noir, gloomy 60's folk, techno's minimalism & Twin peaks'

Acid Stag(Vice network)

'addictive basslines, stunning synths'