AOTY 2019

On Time Out of Time

William Basinski - On Time Out of Time
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2019 Ratings: #300 / 606
User Score
Based on 88 ratings
2019 Ratings: #737
March 8, 2019 / Release Date
LP / Format
Temporary Residence Ltd. / Label
Ambient, Drone / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
PopMatters

On Time Out of Time finds experimental artist William Basinski harnessing the energy of a cosmic event to produce the latest installment in his study on the concept of time.

70
Exclaim!

Basinski's latest effort is ambitious yet remains rooted in what he does best: instilling a multitude of visceral, yet ambiguous, feelings within his listener.

zachthesnack
69
Skip to the last track for the Playstation 2 startup music
ACreativeName
45
im not against ambient music that is simply meant to be played in the background to create an atmosphere, but god this album was about as entertaining as watching your grandma's favorite house plant slowly die of thirst
chutbarn
70
papi basinski keeping us fed with a tasty portion of space ambient (featuring actual samples of black holes).
holsgr
68
( ☆☆☆ ) good/average work
Tallglassofwate
79
Basinski's music has always, for me, maintained a remarkably human quality. Basinski's masterpiece, 'The Disintegration Loops' is a painful and beautiful reflection on the futility of our brief, fleeting lives. And Basinski, for the most part, has consistently managed to tie his strange, alien sounds to human emotions.

This album is a little different. This album sounds like it was recorded in the far reaches of space, somewhere far, far away from human influence. There's a cold, isolating ... read more
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