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Piteous Gate


Piteous Gate

Full-length debut of techno, underground hip-hop and IDM from Berlin-based producer James Whipple who is also part of the Janus collective

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  1. 9.0 |   Exclaim

    Beats flourish with fractal geometry, cross paths with other sonic elements, only to be tugged from whatever path they were on to ultimately vanish shockingly
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  2. 8.5 |   Crack

    Piteous Gate is sonically brilliant and, while dark, is also playful. The blending of cheesy dance elements with ‘serious’ music comes off as both subversive and fun
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  3. 8.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    Piteous Gate uses the cinematic and all of its tropic tendencies to arrive at a statement of personal vision often hard to find within the social continuum of future-minded electronica or quasi-club music
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  4. 8.0 |   Resident Advisor

    On Piteous Gate, sounds grind their way forward, exploding briefly into vicious motion before snapping back towards stasis
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  5. 5.0 |   The Quietus

    Listening to Piteous Gate is a bit like spending 31 minutes with a misunderstood and malfunctioning cyborg which keeps threatening to decapitate you as a friendly gesture
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