Robert Evans

 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 94% (16 of 17)
Location: Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset United Kingdom
 

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Computer World ~ Kraftwerk
Computer World ~ Kraftwerk
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
With "Computer World", Kraftwerk produced the last great album of their entire catalogue, and certainly the finest of their illustrious career. The album builds on the pioneering experiments of earlier albums such as "Radioactivity" and "The Man-Machine", in which newly advanced technology produces spectaular analogue melodies, bleeps and fulminating special effects. The playful "Pocket Calculator", devastating electro track "Numbers" (one to eight in different languages) and charming love song "Computer Love" are the cornerstones of this milestone in electronic music. You won't get better. Kraftwerk know this as well.
Work 1989 - 2002 ~ Orbital
Work 1989 - 2002 ~ Orbital
12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
Orbital's "best of" album is supposed to sum this hugely influential electronic band (arguably the second greatest ever, behind their idols Kraftwerk) in one single disc. I think this is the first flaw, Orbital deserve a double CD comparable to Pink Floyd's "Echoes". As for the music, it is difficult to argue with the tracks chosen, (with the exception of the dreadful "Illuminate"), but too many are in edited form, and thus inferior to their album versions. A clear case in point is "Halcyon", an all-time great that achieves moving emotion on the Brown album, but fails to satisfy in the seven inch form. "Impact USA" is also inferior to the… Read more