Generation - Audio Bullys
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  • Summary: This is the second album for the London-based electronica duo.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 18
  2. Negative: 5 out of 18
  1. By returning to the drawing board they used to create Ego War, Dinsdale and Franks have created a bigger, better version of their all-inclusive dance-pop/hip-hop.
  2. Audio Bullys don't waste energy giving any of their half-baked whims time to develop into songs.
  3. 60
    Good guilty pleasure music. [Oct 2005, p.76]
  4. It tries to be everything at once, with varying results. [Oct 2005, p.114]
  5. 40
    For every shot that hits the target, however, another flies into the blue. [Sep 2005, p.92]
  6. For a genre that once sounded astonishingly futuristic, it is quite remarkable how tired and old house sounds now.
  7. Generation betrays Audio Bullys' aspirations to say Something Important, undeterred by the absence of either insight or eloquence.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. samc
    Mar 15, 2006
    10
    Two English producers Tom Dinsdale and MC Simon Franks came together to make the infamous AUDIO BULLYS. and have produced two good albums, Two English producers Tom Dinsdale and MC Simon Franks came together to make the infamous AUDIO BULLYS. and have produced two good albums, good emotional lirycs bout life sick dirty sounds wicked best ive heard in ages Expand
  2. BrankoS
    Apr 12, 2006
    9
    Pleasure and privilege is mine.
  3. JonathanC
    Dec 26, 2006
    8
    I agree that they try to do much, too many styles crammed into one album but I found it a thoroughly enjoyable listen. I bought it on the I agree that they try to do much, too many styles crammed into one album but I found it a thoroughly enjoyable listen. I bought it on the strength of their first album and this didn't disappoint. Expand

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