AOTY 2021
Machine Girl - Gemini
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Based on 84 ratings
2015 Ratings: #139
Liked by 8 people
July 15, 2015 / Release Date
LP / Format
Orange Milk / Label
Hardcore Breaks / Genres
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apotofstu
70
Gemini is a proper follow-up to 2014's WLFGRL, but overall feels less thrilling and engaging than its predecessor. Whether it be the more disjointed sound to the album as a whole or the fact that it's not as abrasive sounding, there's just something here that I can't put my finger on, something about the album that keeps me from enjoying it more than I wish I could.

Favs: Cloud 99 (As Above Mix); Out by 16 (ACIDPUNKMIX); Crystalline Chute; Lilith; Missy Punk; Luhmebebe; Dead on the Scene (So ... read more
notbuzzzila
95
PHENOMENAL

This used to be my favorite Machine Girl album. You know, before The Ugly Art came through and ripped my face off. For your information, it was forceful and it hurt, but I welcome it to do that again any time it wants. Either way, Gemini is still one of Machine Girl's very best offerings and one of the greatest breakcore albums ever in my opinion. It's less dark than The Ugly Art, but the compositions are just as complex and high-energy. I'd also say there was much more of a jungle ... read more
samlrc
90
the tracklist feels so random but i still like it a lot

edit: ok, maybe i regret saying this
i've thinkin a lot of this record and trying to undestand it
MusicalWorldOfJ
70
kind of just a less interesting version of Wlfgrl. probably my least favorite of their albums.
EntryIncomplete
77
A good followup to Wlfgrl but not that consistently gripping personally. There are tracks and sections of tracks on Gemini that are truly incredible, like Out By 16 (ACIDPUNKMIX) and Dead On The Scene (So Below Mix) as well as the sludgy and honestly kind of creepy opener. That transistion into Cloud99 btw is so fucking good, even if I kind of lose interest in the track about halfway in. It's a lot of really really great tracks and a handful of meh ones that only serve to make the album feel ... read more
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Track List

  1. 9449
  2. Cloud99 (As Above Mix)
  3. Out by 16 (ACiDPUNKMiX)
  4. C_MGIRL
  5. WEIGHTLESS»NOVA»BLOSSOM»____
  6. Hidden Power (∞ x 235BPM Mix)
  7. Landi Burst 3
  8. Crystalline Chute (Falling1)
  9. Lilith
  10. Missy Punk
  11. Luhmebebe
  12. U x ∞
  13. Dead on the Scene (So Below Mix)
  14. Machine Girl Fights Her Way Out of His Own Head
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Added on: August 13, 2017