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For Plaid fans only

Advantages: 9 interesting tracks
Disadvantages: 26 horrendous tracks

Before settling with "Plaid" as a name for their group, Andrew Turner and Ed Handley were known under various titles: Atypic, Balil, and their most notorious one, The Black Dog. During these name-shifting years, they would release quite a bit of material ...

gantzgraf 21.08.2006 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Trainer - Plaid

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Lets Hunt and Kill Bryan Adams

Advantages: Chilled Out Slightly Disturbing Stuff
Disadvantages: Me Ranting About Vanishing Point

As a man possessed by a new found love of electronica this Album was purchased upon a whim, I had heard and read lots of good stuff about Boards of Canada and it can in a rather sexy digipack, and that is a major selling point in my book. Also I am of the ...

Champ666 01.12.2005 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Campfire Headphase - Boards of Canada

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Spokes on vinyl

Advantages: Will blow you and your sound system away
Disadvantages: Some tracks can be very wierd

Firstly I would like to say a few things about reviewing music in general: reviewing music should not just be about listening to some tracks and coming up with an opinion - it should be an account of the whole experience from the album cover right through ...

pentascape 27.11.2006 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Spokes - Plaid

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Uninspired and pretentious

Advantages: Some brief moments. The cover art.
Disadvantages: Complete lack of inspiration.

Spokes. Well, this is Plaid's 2003 album - Spokes. Before you consider this electronica album, you have to ask yourself some basic questions: - What kind of electronica do you reflect upon as being creative? Are you an I.D.M maniac? -or- Do yo ...

gantzgraf 17.08.2006 ˇ Read full review
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˛p #9 - A trip beyond techno with Tom Jenkinson.

Advantages: jazz 'n drill, drum 'n bass, mind ping-pong & intelligent techno (NOT dance music!)
Disadvantages: before listening to SQUAREPUSHER, a sound introduction to psychedelic, polyrhythmic, progressive electronica is highly recommendable

. Tom Jenkinson a. k. a. SQUAREPUSHER makes the kind of music that might get stressful and annoying at times but which will never get boring or stale. Dabbling in electronic music since 1995, he has since become a master in the art, and is known for ...

knight_of_the_soundtable 11.04.2007 ˇ Read full review
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Review of Ultravisitor (Limited Edition) - Squarepusher

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