Hello Skinny - Hello Skinny
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  • Summary: The debut solo album for drummer Tom Skinner features elements of dub, electronic, and jazz music.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 5
  2. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. Dec 4, 2012
    80
    Clocking in at 36 minutes, this long-awaited solo debut is an impressive exercise in the integration of an expectedly wide range of aesthetics, revealing first and foremost a thoughtful composer with a skilled producer's ear.
  2. Dec 4, 2012
    80
    Introspective, electic brain-groove of the month. [Dec 2012, p.86]
  3. Dec 4, 2012
    70
    Sequenced like a mixtape, each track slips easily into the next.
  4. Dec 4, 2012
    70
    Although he makes Hello Skinny as unique-sounding as he can, Skinner also keeps it listenable, his hybrid sounds coming across as warm rather than overpowering.
  5. Dec 7, 2012
    60
    The music is immaculately performed and produced, yet lacks the divine spark of inspiration that might elevate it above the status of demonstration reel. [Dec 2012, p.65]