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  • Summary: The second full-length release for the Scottish electronic producer features guest appearances from Danny Brown, D Double E, and Gorgeous Children.
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  1. Positive: 14 out of 25
  2. Negative: 1 out of 25
  1. 83
    On Green Language, we witness risks. We listen anxiously as Rustie bets a Brinks truck on his emotional wherewithal, and that bet pays out exponentially.
  2. Aug 22, 2014
    80
    At a time when fellow Scots Hudson Mohawke, Calvin Harris and Jackmaster are making names for themselves across electronic music genres, Rustie's sitting in a space that's all his own.
  3. Aug 26, 2014
    80
    Isolating his experimental tendencies to specific tracks leads to some uneven pacing on the album's second half. Otherwise, Green Language fully delivers, serving as a fascinating turn for an artist who earned his reputation by essentially bashing fans into submission with bass.
  4. Aug 22, 2014
    70
    There are great tracks on Green Language, but a lack of consistency stops it from being a great album.
  5. Aug 28, 2014
    60
    Originality may not abound but Green Language still remains an undeniably fun record to sink your teeth into.
  6. Aug 22, 2014
    60
    The sugar is here, but teeth will get itchier.
  7. Sep 9, 2014
    30
    13 songs in 36 minutes is a constrictive ratio for a record with so many proposed ideas, and its brevity makes Rustie’s ideas sound especially half-hearted. It’s bad enough that he doesn’t give the more physical tracks enough time to flex their muscles, but the tracks which suffer most are the briefer, more innocuous pieces.

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