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jefflebowski
August 7th 2012



7574 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

still think this is really good. plus unreal square was used in the BBC olympic coverage, woo

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Yotimi
August 7th 2012



6458 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

agree. probably my favorite squarepusher album

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clercqie
Contributing Reviewer
August 27th 2012



6397 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

Aw yeah, got free tickets for the liveshow. Should be awesome, although the album itself still is kinda underwhelming.

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bloc
August 27th 2012



34739 Comments

Album Rating: 1.0

Scalp 'em yo

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HighandDriving
September 26th 2012



3276 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Would love to see this guy live. Finally got around to listening to this.

A solid 3.

clercqie
Contributing Reviewer
September 26th 2012



6397 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

Next week baby!
My expectations are rather low, but I hope he'll play old stuff as well.

bodiesinflight57
December 22nd 2012



869 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

I think this is amazing. Have ever since I first heard it in April. Confused.

Edit: Having said that it's probably a 4 rather than a 4.5 - nonetheless still great.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
December 23rd 2012



31056 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

mark my words

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Dotcommy
December 29th 2012



149 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

Probably aoty

Landpaddle
January 31st 2013



3 Comments


Didn't much care for the review here. Deviant, your points are often solid and your writing is
beyond collegiate, but there are always a few aspects that strike the discordant note of
pretentiousness. There is that fine line to draw between being insightful and over-analyzing the
artist's often simple musical intention.

The album itself did come as a bummer for someone who heard Squarepusher's most acclaimed work
beforehand, though. It ultimately feels cold, and unfeeling. The emotive equivalent of playing
classic spastic braindance on a MIDI drum set and passing it off as the real McCoy. The music just
doesn't have the right formula, and in some aspects reminds me of how The Flashbulb is veering into
all the wrong directions, too.

I guess it's a more experimental album than most of the artist's work, but I find myself yearning
for another Hard Normal Daddy, or Ultravisitor, or even Just a Souvenir instead of the polished and
clinical feel of this particular collection.

MisterTornado
Contributing Reviewer
February 1st 2013



4507 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

"but I find myself yearning for another Hard Normal Daddy"

^^^^ Jenkinson desperately needs to dust off the ol' bass guitar and slap some more 8-bit drill funk.
It's what made him so interesting in the first place.

Polyethylene
February 1st 2013



3057 Comments


I really want to get into Squarepusher, I take it this isn't the place to start?

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MisterTornado
Contributing Reviewer
February 1st 2013



4507 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

Nope. I'd say Hard Normal Daddy is the best bet

Polyethylene
February 1st 2013



3057 Comments


K thx

Acanthus
February 1st 2013



9537 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

I loved it for my starting point, but to each their own.

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Yotimi
February 1st 2013



6458 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

yeah you guys are nuts

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
February 4th 2013



31056 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

The feeling is mutual buddy ;)

mindleviticus
April 16th 2014



8201 Comments


Man this album is amazing. I'm suprised this has such a low average rating. Stadium Ice just sounds like pure bliss right now. Sonic the Hedgehog all day everyday

Yotimi
April 16th 2014



6458 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Yeah still awesome

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
April 17th 2014



31056 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

Still ass



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