AOTY 2021
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Yeah this is something else, the constant shift between near silence and crackling, sample heavy field recordings and spoken word passages make for an incredibly alluring listen. Not going to be for everyone, but this is definitely something special.

Standout: The City Folded
Favs: The Tower, This

Least fav: -
The recordings gathered by Vanessa Rossetto and Lionel Marchetti used to make this album exist in two forms: this album and The Tower (l'escalier en spirale). I prefer this version, though both are great listens. They arrange their source material in such a transfixing way--having great knowledge over when to place sudden changes in volume or how long to repeat certain recordings and the like. While I don’t have full insight into the making of music in this genre, I can still fully ... read more
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Added on: October 3, 2021