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  • Summary: The latest album for the Japanese quartet is the band's first release since 2006's "Taiga."
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  1. Positive: 8 out of 10
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  1. OOIOO transforms what could be mush into wonderful, brilliant songs that fold and mutate the ideas they’re based on into moving and coherent narratives.
  2. Armonico Hewa is indescribable and absolutely incredible. [Fall 2009, p.72]
  3. Bracing brilliance channelling the spirit of Yoko Ono, Le Tigre, Aphex Twin and Alice Coltrane.
  4. Armonico Hewa proves that OOIOO are far from running out of ideas.
  5. Linguistic detective work aside, engage with natural scenery through scattered sound, this album does.
  6. The album’s 13 songs are succinct but eventful: clever structures with a world of references, a short attention span and a vandalistic pleasure in stray noise.
  7. Unfortunately, not all of the experimentation works.

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  1. Nov 9, 2011
    6
    The fearless girls of OOIOO led by Yoshimi P-We continue their path on Armonico Hewa, the successor to Taiga. Sadly, the bandâ