Solipsisters

Katie Dey - Solipsisters
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Based on 61 ratings
2019 Ratings: #58
May 31, 2019 / Release Date
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usedtobe
85
Melbourne experimental pop artist Katie Dey's surprise album is a warped out, near-Björkish confection with lots of vocal manipulation and jarring tonal sonic shifts guaranteed to trip and surprise listeners alike.
laz456
80
9 from mtcore this thing's gotta be good!

Edit: Yep it's awesome!
musicmagpie55
77
Katie Dey's new album is weird.

She sounds like if Adrianne Lenker and Liz Harris went for a picnic in a psychedelic tangle of eerie synths and echoing reverberations. Dey layers effects on her voice, making it sound like she is a distant stranger from some glitchy planet. While slightly offputting at first, Dey's new album grew on me exponentially; these songs have an architecture that challenges fixed structures of bedroom pop and pushes the potential of the genre forward. In testing these ... read more
Superior30
100
Kid A, Age of Adz, The Glow pt. 2, Varmints, No Shape, Oil of Every Pearl's Un-Insides. That's a handful of albums I've entirely lost myself in: that have sent me into a state of euphoria that brought me to tears and reminded me again and again why I love music. That have stretched and broken my foolish belief that I listen to enough shit that I can't be surprised by anything. Add this to that short-list.

Katie's last record, "Flood Network" was a revelation. At that point (and ... read more
timelybentl
100
Alan Moore has this quote about how art is the real world equivalent to magic. The way art manipulates our mode of thought, our feelings, and the way we embrace the world is mystical to say the least. The quote itself is kind of jumbled and wonky hence its exclusion, so I'd rather just reference it to make you think it's far more enchanting (the manipulative nature of art in motion as we speak ;3). This way, I can do more justice to the unfathomably emotional third album of Katie Dey, ... read more
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Track List

  1. Waves
  2. Solipsisting
  3. Stuck
  4. Dissolving
  5. (At Least For Now)
  6. Shell
  7. Reflection
  8. Escaping
  9. Unforming
  10. Sieve
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Added on: May 30, 2019