Parallel

Four Tet - Parallel
Critic Score
Based on 1 review
User Score
Based on 56 ratings
2020 Ratings: #626
December 25, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Text Records / Label
fourtet.net / Website
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CRITIC REVIEWS

77
Pitchfork

With Parallel ... he officially brings some of that mystery material back into the Four Tet fold.

Muratka
75
The exotic, green mood of the album is inspiring along with sometimes random, but mostly collected and light melodies.
Z.Younk
79
What a beautiful, lush soundtrack without a film. I'd watch Matthew McConaughey as a depressed gardener on a space station in a moody, atmospheric mumblecore drama with very little dialogue to this album. Get it made, hollywood big wigs.
unknownpleasure
80
January 2, 2021

I was skeptical of listening at first due to the length of the first track as well as the general feedback. I am glad I gave this a listen. This album sounds like a culmination of all of Four Tet's sounds but they balance each other out perfectly. Parallel 1 is a long track, but it felt like a personal journey through Four Tet's unique sounds. The quality mix of ambient and upbeat tech house music really returns Four Tet to form in my opinion. This is my favorite record by him ... read more
TheBoredCritic
88
Four Tet's Christmas gift Parallel it's his most ambitious work yet. It is the most Autechre, Boards of Canada and Aphex Twin that the man of so many pseudonyms has sounded, creating ten magnificents and extenses pieces that honor him to call him one of ''the greatest'' electronic producers of this caotic and unpredictable epoch, like his music.
duality
70
Not forward-thinking, but still pleasant. This is music to drink coffee and play minecraft to.
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Track List

  1. Parallel 1
  2. Parallel 2
  3. Parallel 3
  4. Parallel 4
  5. Parallel 5
  6. Parallel 6
  7. Parallel 7
  8. Parallel 8
  9. Parallel 9
  10. Parallel 10
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Added on: December 24, 2020