- Summary: The latest DFA artist to create a buzz in the music press is former Six Finger Satellite guitarist John Maclean, whose "Less Than Human" is his full-length debut as The Juan Maclean.
- Record Label: Astralwerks / DFA
- Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Electronic
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jyotirmayadAug 18, 2005Simply awesome! One of the 10 Best CDs of 2005 so far.
PaulSSep 26, 2005Accidentally heard this CD while shopping at Tower and picked it up as an impulse buy. It's a breath of fresh air compared to the rest Accidentally heard this CD while shopping at Tower and picked it up as an impulse buy. It's a breath of fresh air compared to the rest of the 2005 releases.… Expand
TerrenceOAug 24, 2005While far from flawless, and to be honest not particularly interesting Less Than Human is tons of danceable fun. And thats all it aims for. While far from flawless, and to be honest not particularly interesting Less Than Human is tons of danceable fun. And thats all it aims for. Unlike many of his DFA labelmates The Juan Maclean aims for pure floor pounding dance party inducing euphoric fun, which is why this album is (at least on initial listen) less of a let down than many other DFA releases have been. All squigly synths, booming bass, catchy melodies and the occasional dead pan vocal Juan Maclean pretty much lived up to the hype and my expectations. Blast this on a saturday night in your loft with all your yuppie hipster friends like it was intended... I'll have to be content with listening to it on my head phones on my painfully long commute.… Expand
alandAug 11, 2005no cut on this album rises above "give me every little thing." worse, the rest of the tracks just sort of mush together and all i could think no cut on this album rises above "give me every little thing." worse, the rest of the tracks just sort of mush together and all i could think of when it was over was that it was totally unremarkable.… Expand
BrianSNov 8, 2005Im not really understanding why this album is getting such good reviews. Apart from "Every Little Thing" there is little of interest to be Im not really understanding why this album is getting such good reviews. Apart from "Every Little Thing" there is little of interest to be heard. The female vocals sound like a lazy Miss Kitten. The beats are nothing special. Similar to the DFA Compilations it is very hit and miss, with LCD Soundsystem clearly being the only major talent on this label. And i was sooo excited when buying this :(… Expand
WalterESep 14, 2005Just one brilliant song. Then nothing follows...
TimKAug 20, 2005This album stinks like a outhouse. Let's face it, even though we all want to love the synth, the sytnh sounds like poop.
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