Ad Infinitum

Telekinesis - Ad Infinitum
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2015 Ratings: #307 / 772
User Score
Based on 7 ratings
September 18, 2015 / Release Date
LP / Format
Merge / Label
Synthpop, Indie Pop / Genres
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A.V. Club
Once you get past the surprise of this extreme instrumental turnabout, you’re left with the songs, which are among the most finely crafted and catchiest of his discography, albeit in an altogether reinvented sonic vernacular.

Lerner's easy and reliable delivery is the glue that keeps everything together, and while there's little doubt that Ad Infinitum was conceived and created during a time of artistic upheaval, it retains all of the warmth and humanity that's made his prior outings shine.

The 405
Whether it's enough to propel him to the wider mainstream conscious just yet is another matter, but you get the feeling that for now, Lerner is happy being stuck in the past, when he's obviously having so much fun honing his sounds for the future.
Under The Radar

Ad Infinitum is perhaps Telekinesis' most experimental album to date, but it never gives up on the heartfelt soul that we've come to expect.


Ad Infinitum might be the sound of an artist challenging himself, but it's not the sound of an artist challenging his listeners.

When you consider how big a change this is from previous Telekinesis outputs, you have to say that the transition has gone quite well. 'Ad Infinitum' consist of some very beautiful synth-pop songs, that make for a very smooth and pleasant listen. One could argue that the album lacks some standout moments, and that Lerner, because of the new sound, has played it a bit too safe. Still, 'Ad Infinitum' works as a great intro to a new sound, and it will definitely be interesting to see what happens ... read more
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Year End Lists

#64/Under the Radar

Track List

  1. Falling (In Dreams)
  2. Sylvia
  3. In a Future World
  4. Courtesy Phone
  5. Sleep In
  6. Edgewood
  7. It's Not Yr Fault
  8. Farmers Road
  9. Ad Infinitum, Pt. 1
  10. Ad Infinitum, Pt. 2
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Added on: June 18, 2015