Floating Points

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the abruptness

a handful of tracks i'd say - seems to be a thing

j., Tuesday, 5 November 2019 16:06 (one month ago) link

ok this guy is the shit

j., Tuesday, 5 November 2019 21:10 (one month ago) link

This grows on me with each listen. There's an unstructured audio collage feel to it that I like. Works well as a whole album. I was also thinking about it the other day and wondering how Vacuum Boogie didn't show up on the 2000-2010 singles poll. Still probably my favorite Floating Points song.

beard papa, Tuesday, 5 November 2019 23:09 (one month ago) link

i think it's dumb how so many reviews cite his neuroscience degree/job when the obvious fact of note is that he studied music, he's got an amazing tact for mixing modes

j., Wednesday, 6 November 2019 03:05 (one month ago) link

On paper, this music touches on many things I love dearly--RJD, Kompakt, ECM, electric Miles, Krautrock--and yet the cumulative effect invariably has me shrugging, and I can't say why. It always sounds great when it's playing but I almost never want to return to any of it. I plan to keep trying though because it really does feel like something that will click at some point. It may just require the right weather / occasion / drugs and / or mood

Paul Ponzi, Wednesday, 6 November 2019 13:28 (one month ago) link

i'm impressed without being particularly moved by it.

Wee Bloabby (NickB), Wednesday, 6 November 2019 13:44 (one month ago) link

next time through i'm gonna try and imagine i'm listening to an ecm record

j., Wednesday, 6 November 2019 17:57 (one month ago) link

enjoyable but not exciting seems about right but it needs a few more spins

Fuck the NRA (ulysses), Wednesday, 6 November 2019 18:03 (one month ago) link


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