Cosmogramma

  • Record Label: Warp
  • Release Date: May 4, 2010
Metascore
86

Universal acclaim - based on 26 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 24 out of 26
  2. Negative: 0 out of 26
  1. There's some info overload, but Ellison is an ace with pacing, and a distracted soulfulness guides the frantic laptop science.
  2. Q Magazine
    60
    Fans of experimetal electronica will be [happy], though Radiohead devotees should exercise caution. [Jun 2010, p.124]
User Score
8.8

Universal acclaim- based on 118 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 17
  2. Negative: 0 out of 17
  1. Jan 21, 2015
    8
    This album has all the ideas of Los Angeles, but I feel like it's more scatterbrained and restless. Instead of tracks following any logicalThis album has all the ideas of Los Angeles, but I feel like it's more scatterbrained and restless. Instead of tracks following any logical progression, sounds are thrown at the listener in any order. Still, the soundscapes created are fantastic, and the album lives up to its title. I prefer LA, but this is nice for different reasons. Full Review »
  2. Oct 6, 2012
    10
    The best electronic album since Untrue. FlyLo blends a number of different styles together very effectively to create a unique, immersiveThe best electronic album since Untrue. FlyLo blends a number of different styles together very effectively to create a unique, immersive soundscape. This album seizes your brain and doesn't let go for 45 minutes of pure awesomeness, leaving you a more complete, enlightened person than you were before. There's so much to discover on this album, and it only continues to sound better every time I listen to it. Even if you're not really into electronic music, you should check this out. It's unique, progressive, and incredibly fun. Full Review »
  3. j30
    Dec 6, 2011
    6
    Sensory overload is how I'd describe this record from the California based producer Steven Ellison. There are certainly highs and lows, allSensory overload is how I'd describe this record from the California based producer Steven Ellison. There are certainly highs and lows, all happening within seconds of each other. Sometimes it works, but for the most part it's a mess not worth picking up. Full Review »