SLICE

O. - SLICE
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
User Score
Based on 210 ratings
2023 Rank: #710
Liked by 16 people
November 24, 2023 / Release Date
EP / Format
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
Dork
β€˜Slice’ is a musical language of its own. It’s a funky, perfectly ordered disorder, which feels on the brink of falling into total chaos at any given moment. Stellar.
80
NME
The Speedy Wunderground-signed duo wield the unpredictable energy of a live jam session on this fantastic debut EP.
80
DIY

Giving listeners a brief taste of their boundary-pushing creativity, on ‘Slice’ O. demonstrate just how much can be done with a pair of drumsticks, a baritone sax, and some significant pedal wizardry.

70
Pitchfork

On Slice, O. are already in the enviable position of possessing both a signature aesthetic and the confidence to stretch it out without worrying about losing their sense of identity.

HotelRestaurant
65

Solid. Kinda sounds like Lawful Good Clown Core

Highlights: Slice, Grouchy, ATM

ScoopTime
56

It has been a pretty dry New Music Friday, but when I saw this album appear I knew I was probably in for a treat, so I strapped myself in for some brand new music from people I have never heard before. Based on some of the reviews I guess they are close with Black Midi so that's pretty sick! While I do think their peers are very much up my alley, I can't really say I felt too much here with this EP overall. It felt like it was missing a good bit to make it something I would replay or even ... read more

surlace
60

this is just clown core for people with coulrophobia

33athol
78

I liked it, I really appreciated the instrumentals, I thought they were fun and energetic.

but I still need something else to push it forward, I'd definitely like to see this concept developed further.

SCORE: 5.7/7.0

CheapandLethal
80

O.'s debut EP "Slice" is a groundbreaking musical offering that masterfully blends jazz and experimental rock, leaving listeners captivated by its unique and exhilarating soundscapes. With masterful production from Dan Carey, the EP captures the duo's raw energy, creating an immersive experience that showcases their exceptional talent and innovative approach to music.

The four tracks on "Slice" embark on a journey, transitioning from moments of ambient stillness to ... read more

KoreanAcidHouse
NR

76 over at albumoftheyear.org/user/KoreanAcidEPs/

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Track List

1Slice
3:24
76
2Moon
4:43
69
3Grouchy
3:30
73
4ATM
6:12
71
Total Length: 17 minutes
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Added on: September 26, 2023