Drone Logic - Daniel Avery
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  • Summary: The debut full-length release for the British techno producer includes influences from acid house, drone, IDM, and shoegaze music.
  • Record Label: Because
  • Genre(s): Electronic, House, Pop/Rock, Alternative/Indie Rock, Club/Dance, Indie Electronic, Left-Field House, IDM
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 11
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 11
  3. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. Oct 22, 2013
    100
    'All I Need’ and ‘Simulrec’ are highlights in what is a confident and mesmerising debut from Avery, one that deserves to go down as one of the best of 2013.
  2. Oct 7, 2013
    80
    The times have changed enough in the music world that Drone Logic won't get the same recognition and acclaim that albums by Underworld or the Chemical Brothers (or even Plastikman or Orbital) received 20 years previously, but it's every bit as good and expansively musical as anything from that era.
  3. Oct 7, 2013
    80
    A nicely well-rounded debut album from an artist who's only been releasing music for a couple of years.
  4. It’s minimal without being clinical, catchy without being clichéd and, thanks to the influence of MBV and Neu!, full of sonic left turns.
  5. Oct 11, 2013
    80
    Although the music is minimal, propulsive and built for clubs, Avery's formative years spent listening too rock and proto-electro lend the album a dynamic that suits headphone immersion. [Nov 2013, p.102]
  6. Oct 11, 2013
    80
    With echoes of caribou, Chemical Brothers and Underworld also fluttering in the mix, Avery's is a compelling, club-friendly debut with crossover appeal to the headphone set. [Nov 2013, p.89]
  7. Oct 14, 2013
    70
    Drone Logic has peaks that dwarf its troughs, though, making Avery’s brave debut worth buying for its four best tracks alone.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Oct 13, 2013
    10
    wow, its amazing album very quality sound for dancing and even chilling. every track its kinda different story but conect overall. love techno sounding like this Collapse
  2. Oct 12, 2014
    8
    The best techno record I've heard in forever. Every sound and detail is precise and perfected. I also like how the album starts off very cold and robotic, but ends more viscerally, although, the former style is definitely better. Favorite track: Water Jump Expand

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