- R.I.P.

Actress - R.I.P.
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on 16 reviews
2012 Rank: #19 / 881
USER SCORE
75
Based on
56 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
Drowned in Sound

R.I.P. is the most fully realised, ambitious and rewarding project that Cunningham has yet put to record

90
FACT Magazine

R.I.P is a fantastical, fascinating album: as Actress intended, it feels not really of this world. 

90
musicOMH

R.I.P. seeks to deny electronic music many of its powerful and most recognisable conventions. 

85
Pitchfork

The innovation on R.I.P. is to put as much effort into making things clean as making them dirty, and the result is a sense of contrast

80
The 405

R.I.P. is a dizzying, wholly original bildungsroman from one of the UK's most exciting and thoughtful contemporary producers.

80
NME

Despite titles rooted in mythology and religion these tracks do not evoke anything in particular

Tom Simmons
80
Fav Tracks: Caves of Paradise, Shadow From Tartarus, Serpent, The Lord's Graffiti, N.E.W.
60
when the tracks connect with each other it seems dull, when they dont it seems pointless
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DETAILS

April 24, 2012 / Release Date
LP / Format
Honest Jon's / Label
Experimental / Genres
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# 31 - Clash
# 49 - DIY
# 34 - Exclaim!
# 11 - FACT Magazine
# 45 - musicOMH
# 22 - No Ripcord
# 32 - Piccadilly Records
# 33 - Pitchfork
# 25 - The Guardian
# 19 - The Quietus
# 3 - The Wire
# 49 - Time Out London
# 7 - Tiny Mix Tapes
MISC LISTS
# 32 - Drowned in Sound
Track List
  1. R.I.P. 
  2. Ascending 
  3. Holy Water 
  4. Marble Plexus 
  5. Uriel's Black Harp 
  6. Jardin 
  7. Serpent 
  8. Shadow From Tartarus 
  9. Tree Of Knowledge 
  10. Raven 
  11. Glint 
  12. Caves Of Paradise 
  13. The Lord's Graffiti 
  14. N.E.W. 
  15. Iwaad
Contributions By
royalflush, patton, erik
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Added on: April 17, 2012