AOTY 2021
The Third Eye Foundation - Semtex
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Based on 10 ratings
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November 25, 1996 / Release Date
LP / Format
Linda's Strange Vacation / Label
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This record feels like I have been burned alive in "Sleep", and my soul flies way above the sky, and I'm entering the great and mighty gates of hell, I can't recognize any of all those weird looking creature, but I know for sure they are laughing at me, the heat is burning my eyes slowly as I continue to walk forward, it feels holly but hunting af, I loved it.
"Semtex" is as fresh sounding as it used to be since its release, in contrast with many drum and bass albums that definitely belong to the 90s.That is probably happening because the album belongs to the rare Illbient genre, which never was very popular, but was never dated either or probably because Matt Elliot doesn't use drum n' buss beats so frequently.
The album starts with the song "Sleep" which is fast, frantic and aggressive, but quite joyful. As the album continues ... read more
A strange experiment under the Bristol moon that uses guitars, noise and drum machines in search of a new, electro-goth trip and, because it wasn't fulfilled, it lets a promise of coming back.
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Added on: March 11, 2016