- Summary: This is the second DFA release for the Brooklyn outfit who have evolved from abrasive noise rock to a little less abrasive psychedelic electronica. Production was handled by the DFA, Steve Revitte (Liars) and Nicolas Vernhes (Fiery Furnaces).
- Record Label: DFA
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock
- More Details and Credits »
Alternative PressIt's a unique psychedelic experience only the most headstrong will be able to handle. [Aug 2004, p.122]
Under The RadarDespite the somewhat uneasy spirit that runs through the album, the album holds together from start to finish impressively. [#7]
Rolling StoneLike Sonic Youth reincarnated in Williamsburg, Black Dice evoke sublime psychological realms by making a racket. [5 Aug 2004, p.112]
JohnsonGJul 14, 2004It is a truly mesmerizing and cleansding experience to become enveloped in this cd.
SicnarfAug 17, 2006Such a good album for texture fiends. Bad album for retarded people (or maybe its the other way around...).
SchmittyLJan 22, 2005Sillies!
KurtFJul 31, 2004I've seen them live, and I won't lie it was very confusing. I spent the first 20 minutes of their song talking and chatting away I've seen them live, and I won't lie it was very confusing. I spent the first 20 minutes of their song talking and chatting away with friends while I presumed they were "warming up" when indeed the static cracks, synthetic strings, and seemingly unbalanced band members was their first song. I'm from Maine, as are two if not all of them, but I just can't get into this stuff. I'm sure it has it's place, it's just not with me.… Expand
LaurenceHJul 13, 2004Psychedelic electronica era DOESN'T belong to Black Dice anymore. Garbage.
GarrettSSep 21, 2005THIS IS NOT GOOD MUSIC. Pretending to like it does not make you intelligent or cutting-edge! Nobody cares except you and your THIS IS NOT GOOD MUSIC. Pretending to like it does not make you intelligent or cutting-edge! Nobody cares except you and your pseudo-intellectual scenester friends. With that being said, I heard their new album actually has songs. I'm not exactly excited to hear it after listening to this mess.… Expand
- By user score
|Imani, Vol. 1 - Blackalicious|
|Harmlessness - The World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die|
|New Bermuda - Deafheaven|
|Half Free - U.S. Girls|
|Honeymoon - Lana Del Rey|
|In Another Life - Bilal|
|Ones and Sixes - Low|
|DJ-Kicks: DJ Koze - DJ Koze|
|Better Nature - Silversun Pickups|
|In Colour - Jamie xx|
|The Book of Souls - Iron Maiden|
|Meliora - Ghost B.C.|
|How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful - Florence + the Machine|
|Music Complete - New Order|
|The Epic - Kamasi Washington|
|Back To The Woods - Angel Haze|
|Meow the Jewels - Run the Jewels|
|Knockin' Boots - Julio Bashmore|
|E-MO-TION - Carly Rae Jepsen|
|Have You in My Wilderness - Julia Holter|