Going Places

Yellow Swans - Going Places
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2010 Ratings: #63 / 855
User Score
Based on 39 ratings
2010 Ratings: #16
March 2, 2010 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
Sputnikmusic
The glorious, sentient, unbalanced soundtrack to the real end of days.
70
PopMatters

The final LP from the Portland noise/improve duo Yellow Swans has titles indicating either that they feel trapped (“Foiled”, “Limited Space”), or that they’ve decided to change course and look forward to the future (“Opt Out”, “New Life”, “Going Places”). That’s the nature of titles for instrumental music. They work as framing devices, whether the intention is joking or seri

ous.

Gupla
93
La belleza es una noción abstracta, ésta misma percepción implica la interpretación de una entidad en equilibrio y armonía con la naturaleza dentro del campo de la experiencia subjetiva. Lo bello es aquello que dentro del ojo del observador u oído del oyente, se destaca por sobre el resto por diferentes cualidades atractivas o emotivas. Pero el debate sobre qué es bello y qué no, puede traer discusión.

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jackson64hixson
80
This is actually some good noise music that I don't mind.
amygoodall
93
good
holsgr
83
☆☆☆☆ ~ Astoundingly virtuous album. The carefully crafted production is ecstasy to my ears. It's a fascinating piece sculptured with a lushly quality sound design and very well conceived concept.
rika_
85
ding dong, looks like my opinion was wrong again. i first acknowledged the existence of this album when i was going on that little spree of listening to 10 seconds of merzbow albums and thinking "man, this is horrible", and i guess this got grouped into that despite not really being harsh noise. this actually has really cool atmosphere and it never made me feel like my ears were being assaulted. granted, i have a much higher tolerance of noise these days, but you don't need a very ... read more
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END OF YEAR LISTS

#16/Cokemachineglow
#21/Tiny Mix Tapes

Track List

  1. Foiled
  2. Opt Out
  3. Sovereign
  4. Limited Space
  5. New Life
  6. Going Places

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