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Channel Pressure

Ford & Lopatin

Channel Pressure

Debut LP release from America's electro-pop duo, previously named Games

ADM rating[?]

7.4

Label
Software
UK Release date
07/06/2011
US Release date
07/06/2011
  1. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    A work of heroic heritage—reorganizing and reorganizing an era that is too often dismissed as sterile and empty
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  2. 8.0 |   Rave Magazine

    Ford and Lopatin’s métier is the kind of music that used to litter Amiga games, appear on advertisements, and act as filler in movies
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  3. 8.0 |   DIY

    Somehow Ford & Lopatin have created a record that is exactly how a collaboration between them should sound
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  4. 8.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    Such a beast... a creation that is equal parts experimentation and familiarity, cheese sincerity, teen affect, cultural diagnostics, and a liberal streak of naïve charm
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  5. 8.0 |   Spin

    Domo arigato, Mr. Lopatin, your disco fantasia rules
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  6. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Suffused with the poignancy of the best '80s synth-pop. Print edition only

  7. 7.5 |   Bowlegs

    A shameless dive headfirst into a pool of analogue keyboards, retro machinery and soft, waves of pop vocals
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  8. 7.3 |   Beats Per Minute

    An undeniably fun ride through EPCOT-themed dreams and technological mysticism
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  9. 7.2 |   Pitchfork

    Channel Pressure's most straightforward moments shudder and gleam with propulsive melody
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  10. 7.0 |   Under The Radar

    As enjoyable as Channel Pressure can be, it's difficult to take it in as anything more than a time capsule
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  11. 7.0 |   Under The Radar

    If you're coming to Ford & Lopatin as an Oneohtrix Point Never fan (guilty), you might be shocked by how goofy the dark synth lord can get
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  12. 7.0 |   No Ripcord

    It’s not one of the year’s best records, but it’s churned out a couple of its best songs
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  13. 7.0 |   The Quietus

    Brims with ideas, often packing sound into every available corner of the mix
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  14. 6.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Applause-worthy ambition
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