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Nov 19, 2019
89
Best electronic/dance album of the year? Maybe (although I'll admit I have to catch up with a lot of stuff in that regard). Quirky without being annoying, 'intelligent' without being pretentious, wonky without being obtuse. I remember Oli tweeting about "longing for a soft spot between Basement Jaxx and Source Direct", and while I'm not sure I can hear the latter, this does kinda sound like if Basement Jaxx were signed onto Hessle Audio - the beat on "Liquid Love" sounds ... read more
Nov 10, 2019
95
Roughly two hours of relentless, thumping techno that makes Live At The Liquid Room sound as restrained as your average Villalobos record. Have some ibuprofen on hand because your neck WILL hurt when it ends.

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Nov 4, 2019
90
So rare that last.fm is actively blocking my attempts to scrobble it.
Nov 2, 2019
66
I expected some uncool but lush pop-house, I ended up getting a bunch of middling synthpop/downtempo, like the type of stuff you'd see on a compilation titled "Beachside Cafe: Summer Chillout Hits". "Deepest Blue" (one of the two actual house tracks here) is a bop, what with its sweeping pads and groovy bassline, and a lot of the textures are appropriately breezy and Balearic, but at this point I'm fine with leaving most of this in the mid-2000s.
Nov 20, 2018
72
It's like a computer rendering a rainforest. The rainforest is too huge and complex for the computer to fully handle - some of the textures haven't been loaded, there are "ERROR" signs where tree models should be, and it sometimes crashes to desktop - but there's a strange charm to it, even in its unfinished state.
Dec 18, 2018
you forgot to give deathconsciousness an 100 ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
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