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Baghdad Batteries

The Orb

Baghdad Batteries

The veteran dance outfit with their 9th album, mixing ambient, minimal and electronica

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  1. 8.0 |   Independent on Sunday

    ...blends brooding ambience, dubby headphone music and sparse techno with fairground organs and a cat purring. It's cool and it's got personality
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  2. 7.0 |   Clash

    ...going to some lengths to remind us why we fell in love with The Orb in the first place
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  3. 6.0 |   The Guardian

    As tracks bleed into one another, Batteries becomes a mystery tour through an aural museum: in one room you find the familiar dubby bass, the next a modern, glitchy synth hook, the third a looped cat's purr
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  4. 6.0 |   Q

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  5. 5.4 |   Pitchfork

    Everyone loses if we sit around waiting for another "Little Fluffy Clouds", but I can't exactly say who wins if the Orb spend the next 10 years looking for creative juice in other people's records
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