D.I. Go Pop

Disco Inferno - D.I. Go Pop
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1994 Ratings: #22 / 383
User Score
Based on 63 ratings
1994 Ratings: #72
Liked by 1 person
May 15, 1994 / Release Date
LP / Format
Rough Trade / Label
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Unbelievably surreal and atmospheric. D.I. Go Pop takes you on 30 minute journey of and some of the most dense experimental post-rock that 90's has to offer and immediately you are hooked with In Sharky Water the most underappreciated post-rock song, with that constant water flowing and the explosives drums really helps set the whole mood for the album.

Track Review

In Sharky Water 9.5/10
New Clothes For The New World 7.5/10.
Starbound - All Burnt Out And Nowhere To Go 8.5/10.
A Crash At ... read more
Whilst I was initially intrigued by the usage of real life sounds and loops, I found the aesthetic of things to be eventually a little too over-used without enough variation for my liking.

The album does have its moments and a lot of intriguing textures, but as a whole, it feels like this album is just a step away from becoming a decent ambient album had it veered away from the rockier tone of things and focused solely on the soundscapes presented. A lot of the surrealism and atmospheric ... read more
Truly boundary pushing, fragmented, experimental and still pretty accessible. I hate the phrase 'ahead of their time'; these guys were living in the present, it's just that no one else had caught up.
Y'all are whack for sleeping on this. When it comes to post-rock, I just find this to be so much more interesting than groups like Swans and Godspeed! You Black Emperor.
Well, things couldn't be better for Disco Inferno, since it managed to transmit, only for its followers on Earth, the ideal, pop album.
An exotic album, weird and addictive at the same time, coming from another dimension.
Tune in, immediately!
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Added on: June 14, 2015