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Seek Magic

Memory Tapes

Seek Magic

Philadelphia one-man act Dayve Hawk (Memory Cassette, Weird Tapes) with an album of danceable indie pop

ADM rating[?]

8.0

Label
Something In Construction
UK Release date
29/09/2009
  1. 9.0 |   The Quietus

    Seek Magic washes over you with such streamlined, perfect grace. Like the still waters on the sleeve, it's a gorgeous thing; but what lies beneath the perfect surface remains unknown.
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  2. 9.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    ...the songs nod vigorously to the likes of Kraftwerk, New Order, 808 State, Nintendo and instant messengers, all at once... each song is well-stocked with brilliantly crafted hooks
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  3. 8.3 |   Pitchfork

    A record of achingly gorgeous dance-pop that captures both the joy of nostalgia and the melancholic sense that we're grasping for good times increasingly out of reach
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  4. 8.0 |   The Sunday Times

    ...it affirms, thrillingly, the need for pop for break out of its straitjacket and lead us, unshackled, towards the genre’s wilder shores
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  5. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Print edition only

  6. 8.0 |   Q

    Print edition only

  7. 8.0 |   music OMH

    This is an album that visits the party vibe of Cut Copy's In Ghost Colours whilst delving into the darker territories such as those found on The Knife's tour de force Silent Shout
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  8. 8.0 |   No Ripcord

    It’s music that will soundtrack those peculiar moments where you really pay attention, free of distractions. This is music to spend time with and worth making time for
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  9. 8.0 |   NME

    Print edition only

  10. 7.9 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    An intelligent, fascinating record, clearly made by someone who, quite simply, fucking loves music and knows exactly what a classic album sounds like
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