Steel Mogu

Iglooghost - Steel Mogu
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
User Score
Based on 134 ratings
2018 Ratings: #81
August 8, 2018 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Exclaim!

We're under no illusions here — this music is ridiculous — but we'll be damned if it isn't the most interesting thing out there at the moment.

71
Pitchfork

Steel Mogu is dark, oppressive, and unrelenting.

70
The Needle Drop

Clear Tamei and Steel Mogu deepen the sound and lore of Iglooghost, though hopefully his next full-length album will do so to a greater extent.

60
PopMatters

"Memorable" isn't really a relevant word with this kind of music; you press play, live through it, come out the other end either exhilarated or exhausted.

BradTasteMusic
82
while IGLOOGHOST’S debut album displayed a large array of talent for producing, it didn’t capture environment and atmosphere to the fullest potential that it could have. It reused the same annoying sample non stop and while it’s a good project... I didn’t see this coming around the corner

Steel Mogu is flawless in execution of its incredibly dark atmosphere, tasteful samples (I absolutely adore the Danny Brown sample) and the insanely psychedelic undertone to the ... read more
808thDimension
80
Expected to prefer Clear Tamei. I did not.

faves: Steel Mogu, Black Light Ultra, Mei Mode, Niteracer
liammenzies
78
While it may be the weaker release of the two, Steel Mogu has its perks, taking a while to get into its groove but managing to astonish you in its final half.

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kneelthedivine
76
If R2D2 was HDHD and had to do public speaking after drinking pure caffeine he would sound like this album.
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Track List

  1. First Vōids
  2. Steel Mogu
  3. Black Light Ultra
  4. Mei Mode
  5. Niteracer
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Added on: June 27, 2018