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  • Summary: Named after a character in Jurassic Park, the British trio releases their debut album, with band member Ayu Okakita's voice as a looped instrument.
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  1. Particularly impressive is that the music never feels incoherent or thrown together. The band always, somehow, emerge with a compelling and coherent voice, albeit a strange and often dark one.
  2. Condors is an impressive mini-debut that's just long enough to show what the band can do, and suggest that they're well on the way to making all of their ideas gel into a cohesive whole.
  3. Though it features just eight songs in just more than 25 minutes, Condors is an impressive document from an innovative new trio that has the BBC buzzing.
  4. 80
    Experienced as a whole, Condors is a multi-course meal that features some familiar dishes and some foreign with ingredients that require a bit of acclimation-but they're all delicious.
  5. 80
    The London-based trio of Matt Parker, Chris Amlion and Ayu Okakita reinvent the [trip-hop] genre on their terrific debut, a futuristsic sonic collage of dreamy glitch-folk, shimmering electronica and weapons-grade dubstep percussion. [Mar 2010, p.90]
  6. Reinventing a genre they're not, but Nedry are certainly evolving trip hop in an enticing fashion.
  7. There's two sides to Nedry. One is given to taking faintly voguish reference points, lopping off the sharp edges and smoothing out the kinks. It's pretty, but weirdly bloodless....The other is less polite....Message to the band: ignore your nicer side in future.

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