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Loving In Stereo


Loving In Stereo

Third album of modern soul from the London-based collective led by electronic producers Josh Lloyd-Watson and Tom McFarland

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  1. 10.0 |   Vinyl Chapters

    Uninhibited and visceral, Loving in Stereo comes across as a beautiful love letter to music
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  2. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    A wholehearted triumph for Jungle, yet again delivering something fresh and distinctive to cut through today’s music landscape. I can’t wait to discover what they do for their next calculated step
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  3. 9.0 |   Gigwise

    Get on your dancing shoes!
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  4. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    Overall, the songs on the new album are short. Most are under three minutes. However, one can easily imagine extended versions of each as they lend themselves to being set on repeat on repeat on repeat. It’s time to open the disco.
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  5. 8.0 |   NME

    Tom McFarland and Joshua Lloyd-Watson get on their dancing shoes, with their hearts on their sleeves, to craft a collection of wall-to-wall bangers
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  6. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Bristling with hooks, this thoroughly enjoyable set deserves to be spilling out of open windows wherever it's summer. Print edition only

  7. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    The duo have upped the pace considerably from their past work - this is the soundtrack for a wild night
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  8. 8.0 |   DIY

    It’s almost relentlessly uplifting
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  9. 8.0 |   The Arts Desk

    Fuzz bass, a little bit of ESG and Liquid Liquid, even some Krautrock is in the mix along with all the strings, brass and shiny harmonies
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  10. 8.0 |   God Is In The TV

    ‘Loving In Stereo’ is wonderfully felicitous, but so is their approach to music; maintaining their identity but embracing their impulsive and bohemian side
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  11. 8.0 |   No Ripcord

    As they go through each mood, the duo invites us to live through the summer with no regrets or hesitation
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  12. 7.5 |   Northern Transmissions

    Perhaps in our fresh-eyed, burgeoning socially conscious form we’re finally beginning to realize what we should have fifty years ago: disco slaps. It’s an inherently celebratory, vivacious, often sexy genre. And what do we need in the middle of unprecedented, existentially crushing times? A vital, unapologetically exuberant dance party that Jungle curates
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  13. 7.0 |   Clash

    Loaded with retrospective jams and summery hits alike, the record leaves their growth open to further exploration
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  14. 7.0 |   Uncut

    Jungle's well trusted blend of neo-R&B, French Touch and retro-disco gains new zest on the duo's third album thanks to stylistic detours into acid-jazz classiness and David Axelrod-style psych splendour. Print edition only

  15. 6.0 |   The Skinny

    Jungle's signature sound remains in effect on album three, but the earworms are proving a little harder to come by
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  16. 6.0 |   The Observer

    A little bit hip-hop, a little bit spangled funk… Josh Lloyd-Watson and Tom McFarland take a more organic approach, and it works
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