Grimes & d'Eon - Darkbloom
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 95 ratings
2011 Ratings: #183
Liked by 4 people
May 17, 2011 / Release Date
EP / Format
Hippos In Tanks / Label
Electronic / Genres
Grimes, d'Eon / Primary Artists
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CRITIC REVIEWS

81
Coke Machine Glow
Improbably but thankfully, Grimes gets better with every release. As in significantly, staggeringly better.
72
Pitchfork
There's an eerie, supernatural undercurrent to these songs, and the moody instrumental pieces that surround them.
60
FACT Magazine
The premise is watertight for sure: Get two of Canada’s most intriguing new artists to take on a split EP, a side apiece.
orengue
60
The worst work of Grimes still has the Vanessa masterpiece
Plats
55
"Darkbloom" has a couple of outstanding tracks ("Vanessa" and "Transparency") on this split EP and Grimes' side mixes in pop and experimental electronic soundscapes pretty favorably. Unfortunately, this collab suffers from some odd production choices and d'Eon's side drags on compared to his more well-known friend.

Fav Tracks: Vanessa, Transparency, Thousand Mile Trench

Least Fav Tracks: Hedra, Telepathy

Score:
5.5
Okay
70
It sounds supernatural haha and the whole album makes me think i m in a fever dream, in a good way i promise. Not something i m usually listening to but enjoying this .
65
fav songs: Vanessa, Crystal Ball, Urban Twilight

least fav songs: Hedra
faeboi
70
grimes & d'on : darkbloom
7 : 10
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fav: vanessa, crystal ball
least fav: . . .
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Track List

  1. Orphia 
  2. Vanessa 
  3. Crystal Ball 
  4. Urban Twilight 
  5. Hedra 
  6. Telepathy 
  7. Thousand Mile Trench 
  8. Tounges 
  9. Transparency
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Added on: December 14, 2011