Quarantine

Laurel Halo - Quarantine
Critic Score
Based on 16 reviews
2012 Ratings: #123 / 944
User Score
Based on 83 ratings
2012 Ratings: #24
May 29, 2012 / Release Date
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Hyperdub / Label
Ambient Pop / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
FACT Magazine

With this record Laurel Halo has created a strong work that, while being notable and challenging for its unusual, compact combination of pop, ambience and musique concrète, is also immersive and enjoyable for this exact reason.

80
Pitchfork

My experience with Quarantine feels more like an interactive, multimedia affair, as though I'm listening to a record while simultaneously trying to solve a puzzle or challenge the CPU in a video game.

79
Beats Per Minute

This is probably among the most original and enigmatically seductive albums we’ll hear all year, and that itself is certainly an achievement worth celebrating.

ryanreviews
94
One of the coldest and most isolating albums I've ever head. Love every second of it though.
holsgr
60
☆☆½ ~ Relatively good album. It sounds something irregular at certain moments.
tha138
83
How fantastic!
Ina Cube created the ideal, transparent bubble and provided the suitable background to lure us dance to her futuristic pop.
The thing is that I wasn't lured because I waited for this bubble all of my life.
plowo
80
love the cover art
Gupla
92
La última vez que escuchamos a Laurel Halo cantar, lo hacía en muestras de su mejor material hasta la fecha: Quarantine. Su voz presume un tilde sin muchos arreglos, una voz simple y arriesgada, pero que fue herramienta para el desarrollo de sus mejores canciones.

Antes de incursionar en una esfera total del frío techno independiente, Laurel creaba estéreos pop con una remarcada influencia en los sintetizadores ambientales--casos como lo hecho en King Felix o ... read more
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Track List

  1. Airsick
  2. Years 
  3. Thaw 
  4. Joy 
  5. MK Ultra 
  6. Wow 
  7. Carcass 
  8. Holoday 
  9. Tumor 
  10. Morcom 
  11. Nerve 
  12. Light + Space
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