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Dan Friel


Third full length from the Brooklyn-based electronic artist and former member of Parts & Labor

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  1. 9.0 |   All Music

    These are candy-coated rhythmic noise pop songs, and they're astounding
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  2. 8.0 |   Spin

    Friel produces so much joy with his hands in a noise-tune continuum that it takes a moment to realize how rare it is for a solo instrumental project to eclipse a progressive former band
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  3. 8.0 |   The 405

    Friel has stuck to what has worked best for him so far, proving that innovation doesn't always depend on what you are using but, rather, how you are using it
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  4. 7.8 |   Pitchfork

    What unites all the styles in Friel's sonic fryer is playful momentum
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  5. 7.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    One more object of beauty to remind us of what it was like to gaze out into the world and see the rapture of possibility
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  6. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    Friel's beats and rhythms come off less stingy and cloaked, allowing the noise to finally meet the listener (almost) halfway
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  7. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    It is refreshing when an artist can mature without succumbing to clichéd trappings of maturity
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