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R. Laccohee

"Ryan Laccohee"
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Helpful votes received on reviews: 70% (14 of 20)
Location: UK
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,038,440 - Total Helpful Votes: 14 of 20
Replica Sun Machine ~ Shortwave Set
Replica Sun Machine ~ Shortwave Set
2 of 7 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Danger Doom, 28 May 2008
I was so looking forward to this album after their captivating debut, and the feature in a recent edition of The Guardian review. Sadly I have to admit that it's a major let down. I was so excited to hear about the inclusion of John Cale , Van Dyke Parks and Danger Mouse in to the production melting pot, but what happened. The first album was so inventive, relying heavily on its charity shop vinyl samples yes,but for me thats what made its so charming.Danger Mouse is quickly becoming the producer of choice for many bands across the whole spectrum, and to be honest, I think his sound is becoming a little dull. His work with Gorillaz and The Good the Bad and the Queen was exceptional(not to… Read more
Andorra ~ Caribou
Andorra ~ Caribou
12 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Genius at Large..., 10 Aug 2007
I have been eagerly awaiting the new Caribou album (as with all Dan Snaith's releases)...and I have to admit that this is some of the best material he has ever produced! Its the first time Dan has gone for a more song based approach,and seems like the next logical progressive step from his previous works, with vocals on every track and Jeremy Greenspan of Junior Boys providing lyrics and voice to stand out track "She's the One".
The album has a distinctive 60's retro sound and comparisons could be made to various Psyche/Pop bands from that era, but that would be missing the point...Opener,"Melody Day" sets the scene with its lush falsetto vocals and sleigh bells and lets you know from… Read more

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