Mars Audiac Quintet

Stereolab - Mars Audiac Quintet
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1994 Ratings: #72 / 391
User Score
Based on 101 ratings
1994 Ratings: #135
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OpiesFuneral
99

-1 point because they should've included the full version of New Orthophony

getaroomyoufuck
75

30 ALBUMS FOR JUNE: DAY 18

I cannot think of the last time an album over an hour just blitzed by the way this one did. Not at all to any detriment, the free flowing, pitch perfect way this album was crafted and paced is something that's utterly fucking insurmountable in comparison to most other albums released. It's meticulously placed together and ordered in a way that, maybe not obvious from the outset, always works together in a harmonious maelstrom of buzzing guitars and spacey, ambient ... read more

RyanDWessel
50

A lot of these songs are so monotonous, have little to no chord progression, and are very repetitive. It feels incredibly flat and lacks personality. I'm sorry but this is NOT a good album, it's by far one of Stereolab's worst.

One song I do love from this album is "Ping Pong".

ShoegazeJake
100

They coulda just stopped making music at “Ping Pong”

OpiesFuneral
99

-1 point because they should've included the full version of New Orthophony

getaroomyoufuck
75

30 ALBUMS FOR JUNE: DAY 18

I cannot think of the last time an album over an hour just blitzed by the way this one did. Not at all to any detriment, the free flowing, pitch perfect way this album was crafted and paced is something that's utterly fucking insurmountable in comparison to most other albums released. It's meticulously placed together and ordered in a way that, maybe not obvious from the outset, always works together in a harmonious maelstrom of buzzing guitars and spacey, ambient ... read more

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Track List

  1. Three-Dee Melodie
  2. Wow and Flutter
  3. Transona Five
  4. Des Étoiles Électroniques
  5. Ping Pong
  6. Anamorphose
  7. Three Longers Later
  8. Nihilist Assault Group
  9. International Colouring Contest
  10. The Stars Our Destination
  11. Transporté Sans Bouger
  12. L'Enfer des Formes
  13. Outer Accelerator
  14. New Orthophony
  15. Fiery Yellow
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Added on: November 29, 2012