Neon Golden

The Notwist - Neon Golden
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2002 Ratings: #14 / 192
User Score
Based on 156 ratings
2002 Ratings: #21
Liked by 8 people
January 14, 2002 / Release Date
LP / Format
City Slang / Domino / Label
notwist.com / Website
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Lucmun
49

This one was lost on me. The monotone vocals and dull, robotic instrumentation were factors that kept me constantly checking how far along I was in this expressionless excursion.

Barelydead
66

It has low quality and it's Dull

Doofy
71

They play up to the German reputation for being a little stiff and robotic - ok not Kraftwerk levels but this still sounds factory assembled.

Robo emo das ist (quite) gut!

80

Album #11 (Jan. 15th)

This is quite a cool "indie-tronica" album (though I dislike that term). As I kind of expected going in knowing the genre, the production and sound-design here is pretty great and a major highlight of the album. Particularly, I love the blend of strings with electronic elements that is used across the album. The drums on "This Room" are also notably awesome.

Most of the songs here are pretty great too, though I found a couple ("Pick Up the ... read more

musictoliveto
80

I won't pretend there aren't moments when my interest wanes while listening to this, but also, I always come back to it, eventually. That's the mark of good music (or at least music I truly like), for me. It doesn't stay forgotten. It's always there in your subconscious, having a solo jam session in the recesses of your mind and waiting for you to join in someday... and somehow, inexorably, you do.

Lucmun
49

This one was lost on me. The monotone vocals and dull, robotic instrumentation were factors that kept me constantly checking how far along I was in this expressionless excursion.

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