Loom Dream

Leif - Loom Dream
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 89 ratings
2019 Ratings: #295
June 21, 2019 / Release Date
LP / Format
Whities / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

83
Pitchfork
Much like Brian Eno envisioned of ambient music, it is an emotional blank slate—the mood he evokes may be blissful, wistful, or simply serene, depending upon the listener’s headspace—but the constantly shifting grooves keep the record’s limited palette from getting stale.
68
Resident Advisor

Loom Dream, his new mini-album on Whities, is his most ambient record yet, and feels like it's missing something as a result, even if it meets his lofty standard in other ways.

usedtobe
85
Enveloping, warm tribal ambient release from the prolific DJ/producer with tracks flowing organically to the next, trailing off into a effervescent haze of gauze-like sonic textures and syncopated tribal arrangements. This is quite a sonic adventure, to say the least.
Doofy
NR
A bit too lively for background listening...feels a bit too ambient for concentrated listening.

Maybe good music to work to? I’ll get back to you soon as I need to do some work 🤔
holsgr
60
( ☆☆½ ) inconsistent but enjoyable composition here
the_gnome
80
As everyone uses psychoactives, in this case anyone would have to prove without a doubt the drug Loom Dream.
nickcummer
83
Track-By-Track Score:

Yarrow - 8/10
Borage - 9.5/10 (Favorite Track)
Myrtus - 8/10
Mimosa - 8/10
Rosa - 8.5/10
Pteridium - 7.5/10

Overall: I had always been interested in listening to more experimental ambient music, so I thought, “Why not let today be the day I finally give the new Leif record a try??” I mean, I had read positive things about it, particularly in the Pitchfork review, and had heard that it’s a very easy but engaging listen from a friend of mine, so I figured ... read more
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Added on: June 17, 2019