AOTY 2021

The Asymptotical World

Yves Tumor - The Asymptotical World
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
User Score
Based on 486 ratings
2021 Ratings: #214
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
Loud and Quiet
A serpent-like artist, constantly changing their skin, Tumor and longtime collaborator Yves Rothman move forward from the soul-inflected sound that informed their previous release, this time seducing listeners and thrusting them out into a parallel reality.
78
Pitchfork
Even on a brief EP, Yves Tumor’s prismatic world seems to get bigger as it mutates into certain conventions of goth rock, dream pop, and shoegaze.
BaddieBaphomet
70
NO NUANCE REVIEW

People were disappointed by this? I actually liked this more than their last album. Though my opinions are always terrible, so don’t trust a word I say.
Maqtheus
73
Depois de entregar um dos melhores álbuns de 2020, Yves Tumor retorna em 2021 com mais um projeto, dessa vez acompanhado do EP 'The Asymptotical World'.

Cheio de nuances e experimentações - que apesar de arriscadas, acabam dando certo -, Yves Tumor vai além do que elu tinha feito com 'Heaven To A Tortured Mind', isso quer dizer que em seu novo EP, a intensidade provocativa dos temas que compõe a narrativa e a produção que passeia pelo rock ... read more
hbear
84
I’m…incredibly perplexed by the initial wave of negative ratings! This is a brilliant (albeit a glossier and less guttural) consolidation of what made Heaven to a Tortured Mind such a 2020 highlight. Contoured by the same experimental flourishes that shaped the freeform Safe In the Hands of Love, this EP is cerebral, grungey, psychedelic, and still somehow very accessible despite being on the cutting edge. Maybe it's a little sprawling, but is that really a bad thing when it comes ... read more
jxshmccabe
59
wow this was disappointing.
musicphv
100
Unexpectedly great. Even the less experimental tracks are good to listen to, Secrecy Is Incredibly Important To The Both of Them went straight to my top 10 songs of the year, it sounds a lot like old gorillaz stuff.

edit.: i reportedly want to say the third track is the song of the year
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Added on: July 14, 2021