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World Eater

Blanck Mass

World Eater

Third full-length album of drone-heavy electronica from Fuck Buttons' Benjamin John Power

ADM rating[?]

7.6

Label
Sacred Bones
UK Release date
03/03/2017
US Release date
03/03/2017
  1. 10.0 |   A.V. Club

    As complex a journey as Powers has ever taken the listener on, under any guise
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  2. 8.6 |   Paste Magazine

    It never veers too hard in one direction or the other, staying within a similar tingling middle ground where the best horror movies and thrill rides reside
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  3. 8.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    It might not hit Dumb Flesh’s dancefloor highs but with decent headphones and a windswept night there’s points on here that are damn near-transcendental
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  4. 8.1 |   Pitchfork

    World Eater is suitable for casual noise fans who have some curiosity for extreme music and a decent threshold for pain
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  5. 8.0 |   God Is In The TV

    A testament to realising that less can be more, that pointed restraint can open up fertile creative avenues
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  6. 8.0 |   Beardfood

    The ebb and flow is thrilling
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  7. 8.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    If it indeed captures anything, it’s an America being run in the image of Biff Tannen’s dog-eat-dog casino world from Back to the Future, Part II
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  8. 8.0 |   The 405

    It’s coherent, exciting, and strong, and it gives you an in-depth idea of how you can articulate experimental soundscapes with rough portions of sound that cause commotion
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  9. 8.0 |   DIY

    Like the evil twin of Clarence Clarity that joined a particularly nasty cult
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  10. 8.0 |   Q

    If World Eater has an ear for the end-times rave-up. Print edition only

  11. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    It's a radical, adventurous exploration — and celebration — of the relationship between darkness and light
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  12. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    World Eater is ferocious and intense, but it's also thrilling and bristling with life – and it’s these contrasts that make it such a blast to listen to
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  13. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    ‘World Eater’ is a triumph. The jewel in its crown, though, is the superb ‘Rhesus Negative,’ an onslaught of percussive and vocal cut-ups that takes Boards of Canada’s Telephasic Workshop into a much more aggressive space
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  14. 8.0 |   music OMH

    An album that will shake you senseless, eat you up and spit you out. And it’s worth very minute
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  15. 8.0 |   Resident Advisor

    If Dumb Flesh was a dance record about the fragility of the body, then World Eater is, perhaps, about the fragility of people. Power's frustration is clear
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  16. 7.7 |   Gig Soup

    World Eater is that rare record that oscillates from brutal to ethereal (sometimes over the course of one track) without ever feeling disjointed
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  17. 7.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    He finds moments of calm, drift and uplift too, as he spins through his variety show of ideas which don’t quite fit for Fuck Buttons
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  18. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    Blanck Mass's World Eater is a humungous, terrifying slab of electronic noise
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  19. 7.0 |   Earbuddy

    Dark, robotic, and sinister: Benjamin John Power is back with another head-trip
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  20. 6.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    Reflects a landscape filled with violence, anger and darkness
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  21. 6.0 |   Crack

    Despite its impressive moments, World Eater seems like an experiment that left the studio too early
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  22. 6.0 |   The Independent

    Wreathed in loops and samples, swaddled in stacked vocal sounds, World Eater is former Fuck Button John Power’s response to the turbulence of 2016
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  23. 6.0 |   The Guardian

    Brutal noise with frequent sweet spots
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