Closer

Noisia - Closer
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May 12, 2022 / Release Date
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AndrewK
75

For a last LP, Noisia coulda pulled off better. Whereas Atom and Edges were chock-full of "the fuck?" tracks, Closer feels more like their shy, straightedge cousin. The songs here are well-behaved, immaculately trimmed, buildup-drop-buildup-2nd drop rollers. We do get a taste of that acidic Noisia experimentalism (mainly in the double-double bill Scrapped/Shutters and Horizon/Supersonic), but it's a rationed delicacy where it once was generously dished out. It's still fun cus Noisia ... read more

shazzy
75

Consistently solid. No misses (far from it), but also not much which truly blew me away.

Top picks: Simplon, CAPS LOCK, Supersonic (VIP)

SacredExile
82

Closer is not a street race - but instead will go down as a final scenic drive through the lush hills of Drum n’ Bass valley.

It's rare in show business to get to announce your own end. Far too often, quick, unforeseen circumstances dissolve a musical group. Frequently, it's a hiatus that becomes an extended hiatus that becomes 'whatever happened to’.

In the case of Noisia - it was a bit of both. Towards the end of 2019, the dutch Drum n' Bass trio announced that they would no ... read more

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Track List

  1. Three (Intro)
  2. Nova (w/ Camo & Krooked)
  3. Shibuya Pet Store (w/ The Upbeats)
  4. Shift (w/ IMANU)
  5. Horizon (w/ Skrillex, Thys, Sleepnet)
  6. Cleansing (w/ Former)
  7. Foundations (w/ Mefjus)
  8. Scrapped
  9. Shutters
  10. Halcyon (w/ The Upbeats)
  11. Wordless (w/ Halogenix)
  12. Told You
  13. Dzjengis (w/ Two Fingers)
  14. Pleasure Model (w/ Former)
  15. Deep Down (w/ Phace)
  16. Simplon (w/ Posij)
  17. Caps Lock (w/ Black Sun Empire)
  18. Supersonic VIP (w/ Skrillex, josh pan, Dylan Brady)
  19. The Hole Pt. 1
  20. Closer
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Added on: April 29, 2022