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Squarepusher - Ultravisitor
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2004 Ratings: #133 / 456
User Score
Based on 94 ratings
2004 Ratings: #70
Liked by 15 people
March 8, 2004 / Release Date
LP / Format
Warp / Label
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Yeah sure I said I might write a review about "DrukQs", but man I had no idea I'd pick up a Squarepusher album and be greeted with one of the best Electronic music experiences I've ever had.

Let's talk about the concept here, "Ultravisitor" is a pretty personal record. As Tom Jenkinson himself has said: "It is my spectacle of beauty and of terror. It is unknowable, and will never be understood by anybody, least of all its creator." Think of it as Kanye West's ... read more


It's almost impossible to recall another music record that sounds even remotely similar to this one.

I don't think I've ever heard another album as complex as this one in terms of composition and musical ideas. I mean, listen to tracks like 50 Cycles and then listen to Steinbolt. They don't even sound like they were made by the same person. Almost every track on the record contains elements from such a lot of genres that is hard to believe one single human being could come with such ideas and ... read more


Favorite Tracks: Ultravisitor, Iambic 9 Poetry, Menelec, C-Town Smash, Steinbolt, Circlewave, Tetra-Sync, Tommib Help Buss

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Added on: August 25, 2013