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Mura Masa

Mura Masa

Mura Masa

Debut LP from Guernsey producer and DJ Alex Crossan

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  1. 10.0 |   The Skinny

    It’s that ability to make the album as much about his guests as his own emerging sound that confirms Mura Masa as an intelligent producer with an exciting road ahead
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  2. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Mura Masa isn’t perfect, with his production sometimes losing its identity to his guest stars, but it’s a solid and most importantly fun debut
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  3. 8.0 |   Q

    Pure quality. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    Laconic, minimal, unhurried, warm, shimmering like a brushed gong
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  5. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Much like Disclosure did four years ago, Guernsey producer Alex Crossan has assembled a debut record that is brimming with nowness
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  6. 8.0 |   NME

    Despite the star cast, his first work never relies too heavily on guest acts
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  7. 8.0 |   The Observer

    Electronic wizard Alex Crossan conjures shivers and warmth on his star-studded debut
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  8. 8.0 |   Clash

    Mura Masa’s nuance, confidence and obvious versatility betray his relative inexperience
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  9. 7.7 |   Pitchfork

    A love letter to multicultural London that’s informed by the 21-year-old musician’s insular upbringing and abetted by a number of high-profile guests
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  10. 7.4 |   AU Review

    The music quality is top notch, great production, jazzy bangers and fun overtones equate to a fun pop-EDM album, but Mura Masa should remain wary of falling behind as other artists race ahead of him and progress at a faster rate
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  11. 6.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    Runs the risk of blending in with its peers
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  12. 6.0 |   Mojo

    Few of his collaborations stick or turn out to be more than the sum of their parts. Print edition only

  13. 3.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    For what you might have hoped the album to be, listen to the excellent Waves / Sole M8s single (released in June but inexplicably absent from the album) or Mura Masa’s recent BBC Essential Mix
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