They play the Free At Noon concert tomorrow at World Cafe Live in support of the just-out Awayland, which is currently triggering rock snob boners amongst critics, to wit:

“A stunning sophomore release” – NPR “All Songs Considered”

“A captivating work that gets better with every listen.” – Rolling Stone

“On his sophomore set… O’Brien demonstrates why he may in fact be the future of Rock, a musician capable of creating lush and often times bewildering arrangements while using them to fashion spectacular soundscapes.” – No Depression

“The most interesting album I’ve heard in 2013.” – The Big Takeover

“A masterpiece” – SUNDAY TIMES UK

“Conor O’ Brien’s great leap forward” – MOJO [4/5]

“O’ Brien has certainly lost none of his ability to be amazed and to amaze in return” – UNCUT [8/10]

“One of the more interesting, literate and imaginative storytellers of recent years” – BBC

“Something quite brilliant” – DROWNED IN SOUND [9/10]