Mr. S. F. G. Smith

"Driftus"
(REAL NAME)
 
Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (6 of 6)
Location: Swansea, UK
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 542,085 - Total Helpful Votes: 6 of 6
Sons Of The Sea [VINYL] ~ Sons Of The Sea
Sons Of The Sea [VINYL] ~ Sons Of The Sea
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5.0 out of 5 stars OH EMM GEE! Just. Yes., 17 Jun 2014
Oh, I see you there, late twenties, early thirties Incubus fan who still occasionally wears that hoodie you got at their amazing gig back in 2004 (A DECADE AGO), checking Brandon Boyd's "solo" effort, but reading the reviews just to check if it's tripe or not before shelling out. I see you, hoping, HOPING it's brilliant. I see your disappointment at every release that every early noughties rock band have put out ever since 2010. You've been hurt, and you're cautiously approaching this record with your guard very much up, and that's okay. But fear not! THIS IS THE RECORD YOU HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR! Yes, it's poptastic, but the songs are strong, the production is brilliant, the vocals… Read more
Pause ~ Four Tet
Pause ~ Four Tet
Four Tet's strength is how effortlessly human his electronic loops and samples sound. Occasionally meandering, the choice of sounds for collation in the album keep the ear interested throughout often minimal constructions.
Permutation ~ Amon Tobin
Permutation ~ Amon Tobin
One of Amon's most influential releases, Permutation sees the sampling genius at his most musical. This album is full of the cinematic sounds of Amon's more recent output, but these are presented within traditional pop-music structures. This provides a very accessible listening experience while retaining the depth and vastness of his sound.

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