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DeadbeatSomething Borrowed, Something Blue

Genre:Electronic
Style:Dub, Minimal
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Tracklist

A Brief Explanation...0:59
Head Over Heels7:23
White Out7:52
Requiem8:36
Steady As A Rock5:32
Fixed Elections6:38
A Joyful Noise (Part I)7:18
A Joyful Noise (Part II)6:21
Quitting Time9:50
Portable Memory (The Final Cut)8:54

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    • westrum's avatar
      westrum
      Recently gave this LP a proper wash before a listening session on the main hifi rig. OMG. The space on this LP extends so far away from the speakers. A+ production and mastering. Must have!
      • Djheaven's avatar
        Djheaven
        absolutely lovely. emotional dubs and fading loves, cascading in echo
        • mothcaptain's avatar
          mothcaptain
          yeah man everything Ive heard post w documentaries I've instantly liked. That first one is for folks who've never heard Pole, Rhythm & Sound and whatnot it's a bit slicky and tepid IMHO ...unsubtle delay...like "I'm Brian Nesbitt and I make reggae'' the 2nd (blue) one is leaps n bounds ahead ok enough...
          • Bell_03's avatar
            Bell_03
            Give the man the respect he deserves.
            • scoundrel's avatar
              scoundrel
              Edited 16 years ago
              Much stronger and accomplished than the first Deadbeat album, SOMETHING BORROWED, SOMETHING BLUE sees Scott Menteith exploring the boundaries of dub further, with a keen interest to the space created by reverb, rather than reverb itself. The music itself is warmer, as immediately evidenced by the plaintative piano chords on "Head Over Heels." "White Out" introduces some well-received rhythmic variations on dub. Even the more reggae-oriented pieces like "Steady as a Rock" or "Joyful Noise (Pt. 1)" seem more filled out and less generic. "Fixed Elections" rings with old-skool IDM melodies and rhythms, while "Portable Memory (The Final Cut)" drifts away on echoing static and tones that open up possibilities beyond what is heard.

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