Nicolas Jaar - Nymphs
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September 30, 2016 / Release Date
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amygoodall
85
GAAAAAAHD !
siberianbreaks
92
Alongside the excellent Pomegranates, Nymphs shows Nicolas Jaar going beyond his strengths that made Space Is Only Noise one of the best releases of its year and onto unimaginable territory in electronic music. 2011's Nymphs I (Don't Break My Love, Why Didn't You Save Me) unsurprisingly sticks out as the lesser of the whole comp, but the tracks from there on display Jaar as an mastermind in the making, if not already made - not only through the thrilling progressions these dynamic beats plod ... read more
Plats
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While the tracklist isn't planned out very well and the flow isn't as strong as "Space Is Only Noise", "Nymphs" is still an extremely solid and beautifully-textured compilation of EPs that twist and turn Jaar's formula in brilliant ways.

Fav Tracks: Why Didn't You Save Me, Fight, The Three Sides of Audrey and Why She's All Alone Now, Swim, No One Is Looking at U

Least Fav Track: Mistress

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8.6
Exceptional
holsgr
83
( ☆☆☆☆ ) sublime/outstanding record
aaron
90
While these songs do not flow together as well as we know Nicolas Jaar albums to flow, it is completely forgiven understanding that this is a compilation of his Nmyphs releases and a little extra.

To think that Why Didn't You Save me, The Three Sides of and Mistress have found their way into the same collection of work makes this an essential NJ album, no matter how poor the placement of the songs are here.

The one thing that has to be said though, what a great finisher to this compilation in ... read more
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Track List

  1. Don't Break My Love
  2. Why Didn't You Save Me
  3. The Three Sides of Audrey and Why She's All Alone Now
  4. No One Is Looking at U (feat. Lorraine)
  5. Swim
  6. Mistress
  7. Fight
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Added on: September 25, 2016