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  1. Oct 2, 2011
    6
    The husband-and-wife duo Peaking Lights make music as cool as the cover image of their second LP 936. Psychedelic pop would be the most appropriate term for their sound. The texture is loose, highly repetitive yet rich. The standouts are Marshmellow Yellow, a slow-building vibrating bass gem and tribal ragga of Amazing and Wonderful. Indra Dunas has an interesting voice that resemblesThe husband-and-wife duo Peaking Lights make music as cool as the cover image of their second LP 936. Psychedelic pop would be the most appropriate term for their sound. The texture is loose, highly repetitive yet rich. The standouts are Marshmellow Yellow, a slow-building vibrating bass gem and tribal ragga of Amazing and Wonderful. Indra Dunas has an interesting voice that resembles Victoria Legrand from time to time in its ambiguity. And above all, the spirit of Jamaica hovers. Collapse
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  1. Mojo
    Feb 27, 2012
    80
    This is a fine balancing of distance and engagement that put the shier back into chill out. [Mar 2012, p.103]
  2. Feb 10, 2012
    80
    It's an all-encompassing experience ideal for Mixmag readers seeking transportation to a Balearic state of bliss.
  3. Q Magazine
    Dec 22, 2011
    60
    Your tolerance for extended jams will be tested but it's a varied and mesmerizing trip nonetheless. [Jan 2012, p.124]