BEST OF
2016

- Dive

Tycho - Dive
CRITIC SCORE
72
Based on 9 reviews
2011 Rank: #338 / 867
USER SCORE
78
Based on
43 ratings

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53
Seriously overrated nostalgic psychedelia that could have been made by any young producer at home with his Ableton kit.
MarkCooper
74
Does a spectacular job at being the best of background music. I've taken a nap outside multiple times with this in my headphones.
Sorrugis
74
Packed with lush vintage analog synths, drum machines, sampled vocals, and detailed acoustic instrumentation and then drenched in all sorts of reverb and delay effects, this album is a journey in sonic experimentation. Every sound is tweaked to OCD-level proportions, and I mean every single sound. With sound design this great, there's only one thing holding this album back from its fullest potential: it's too mellow.

Several tracks on here could certainly qualify as active listening music, ... read more
JustinSlick
97
Dive is actually one of my favorite albums of all time. I understand why some people might not feel it, but for me it's perfectly in the sweet spot where melody meets atmosphere.

What can I say? I'm just a huge fan of the audio-visual aesthetic that Scott Hansen has created through both his music and his design work as Iso50.
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Added on: October 26, 2011