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Wax the nip

Advantages: Intelligent and inspirational.
Disadvantages: It's an aquired taste

Widely considered Aphex Twin's (aka Richard D. James)landmark album, ICBYD ranks as some of his best (and most consistantly good) work ever. Some listeners may find it 'difficult'- it's dance music that you wouldn't want to dance to. This album is arg ...

eraserhead 23.12.2000 · Read full review
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Review of I Care Because You Do - Aphex Twin

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Not one of Aphex Twin's best releases, but still okay

Advantages: Some nice tracks here, appreciate the Acid Techno influence
Disadvantages: There are much better Aphex Twin releases - Drukqs, SAW & AFX - Classcs, for instace

...was actually my first Aphex Twin album. Some guy on the Flaming Lips forum recommended it because it was his favourite one. I thought I dug it, months later I realized I didn't, came back to it a year or so later, thought I dug it again, came to the ...

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Review of I Care Because You Do - Aphex Twin

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There is no more fitting an end...

Advantages: Visionary, refined, focused
Disadvantages: None - this is a classic

...What an astonishing 10 years. I doubt there is any better way in which the Hartnoll brothers could have signed off. The Blue Album was purchased during the early summer of 2004, during a road trip around the West Country. I'd spotted a Big Issue arti ...

chunkieuk 25.12.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Blue Album - Orbital

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The perfect swansong

Advantages: A brilliant end to their career
Disadvantages: Not so good for Orbital beginners, maybe

It's both upsetting and great that this is Orbital's last album. Upsetting, because after the poor previous album "The Altogether", this sees the group back on high form again, and I want to hear more, but great that they're going out on such a high note. ...

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Review of Blue Album - Orbital

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Epic and Dark and Long

Advantages: Original,different,long tunes,atmospheric
Disadvantages: a couple of mediocre tunes

Dubnobasswithmyheadman Saw the trio in some dark territory with this 1993 debut release. The boys created a unique sound all their own with roots in multiple genres, such as techno acid dub spoken word funk and innovative boundary pushing electronica. The ...

KHetherington 23.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Dubnobasswithmyheadman - Underworld

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