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I'm loving The Field record, do they have a website?
found it now.
Good Things End = wow
but a lot of electronica minded people (amongst others) seem to be hating on it. I thought it might be one of those crossover records where the diehards of the genre see through all the hype. Pure speculation on my part, mind
were quite scathing about it and I can see their point but it did seem a bit snobbish. It's a good record, with some great sounds and textures. I'm not sure I'll still enjoy it in a year or so though. I wish he could learn how to end a track too.
He mixed all the tracks live for the record, which I think works quite well as a whole but the endings are pretty naff. Especially on A Paw in My Face. I don't actually want to KNOW it was a Lionel Ritchie sample.
But still, I think it's a great record.
of credibility to the album.
It's good, but not nearly as great as everyone's making out - there seems to be a strict "one good idea per track" policy going on.
Efdemin, Pantha Du Prince, Guy Gerber, Repeat Repeat and Alex Smoke have all had better techno albums over the past year but seem to have missed out on press because they didn't sample Kate Bush.
typing "the field" comes up with a shitloads of results
Stop using message boards! Go straight to google! Do not pass go!
That sums me right up alright.
that Boomkat took. I take issue with it because, I don't find liking The Field AND Villalobos/Lindstrom/Carl Craig/whoever as mutually exclusive. My criticisms of The Field are that it lacks the depth and subtlety of some Villalobos or Carl Craig stuff but, you know what, it sounds really fucking nice at times and sometimes, that's just fine for me.
comedy backtrack alert!
I think 'Beautiful Life' off the Gui Boratto album sounds a bit like embarrassing euro-pop but it doesn't get picked up for that. Good job the rest of it is so bloody good.
it's not time to start berating people for 'getting' the music they 'should' like.
It's maybe time to start asking whether the music they 'should' like is really worth the effort.
Sour grapes from the Boomkat lot, if you ask me.