Deep England

Gazelle Twin & NYX - Deep England
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2021 Ratings: #7 / 227
User Score
Based on 93 ratings
2021 Ratings: #49
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
The Arts Desk
It is like the musical soundtrack to wandering through an unfamiliar English forest under the influence of magic mushrooms.
90
musicOMH

Taken as a whole, Deep England is a remarkable, memorable thing. Disquieting and disorientating for sure, yet offering plenty of strange, macabre pleasure.

80
The Guardian
A dramatic reworking of Gazelle Twin’s techno-folk Pastoral album with the NYX choir adds layers of hair-raising chills.
80
Loud and Quiet

Where Pastoral is a deeply claustrophobic affair, Deep England is a dizzying work that, thanks to off-kilter choir reinterpretations, sounds vast and unimpeachable.

80
Uncut
Even in pure audio form, this electrifying live show remains a potent techno-pagan tapestry of intertwined voices, church bells, liturgical chants and occult spells.
Valeyard
85
Ari Aster's new favorite album
MasterCrackfox
83
Gazelle Twin's collaboration with choral drone choir NYX is an album centered around drama. Largely a reworking of Gazelle Twin's eclectic electronic album Pastoral from 2018, Deep England is so far removed from the style of that original work that you'd be forgiven for completely missing that fact. Even if the approach to these songs is vastly different from the original, the songs still maintain and even heighten the anxiety and theatrics of Pastoral. If Gazelle Twin's character on Pastoral ... read more
NTTR
67
Gazelle Twin & NYX - Deep England

Genre: Post Industrial
Country: UK

Final Verdict: 67% (Good Album)
Yearly Ranking: 74th / 305

Highlight: Fire Leap

Made me think of:
Laurie Anderson
Agnes Obel
Laïs
Orlkont
80
Pastoral was terrifying enough and now they just made it more twisted and sicker.
noisefirst
60
FIRST LISTEN: I managed to get through all of it start to finish without pausing. Does that make me legible for some sort of choral cult near Shropshire??
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Added on: November 26, 2020