Export

RAP - Export
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Based on 39 ratings
2019 Ratings: #433
February 28, 2019 / Release Date
Mixtape / Format
Jolly Discs / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

84
Pitchfork

The UK duo’s ambitious second album has an alluring and unclassifiable sound. Rarely has a hybrid of new wave and experimental electronic music led to such an introspective place.

slick_06_damn
80
One very obscure but awesome record by a band known as RAP. This album evokes very cold and cloudy landscapes and effectively builds these dreary feelings. However, for me, these feelings are very necessary and positive, as we all have days and moments when we need a soundtrack for such feelings.

The music is electronic, but far from robotic and lifeless. The intro cut Baptism does its job in baptizing the listener and welcoming them into the strange world of this short but diverse record with ... read more
DCCXX
55
While there is promise in many of the instrumental palates of Export, UK duo Thomas Bush and Guy Gormley don't do enough with them to impress. At their core, the individual sounds of tracks like Baptism and Young Persuasion are interesting ambient techno cuts, but Bush and Gormley seem content to loop these sounds for minutes on end, instead of evolving it into anything all that interesting. The inclusion of vocals on Young Persuasion and Static are positive additions, but they're not enough ... read more
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Year End Lists

#38/Pitchfork

Track List

  1. Baptism
  2. Ruin
  3. Young Persuasion
  4. Static
  5. Twisted Fix
  6. Mad Friday
  7. No Mixer
  8. NSEW Ravers
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Added on: March 9, 2019