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  • Summary: This is album number 19 for Scotland's resident oddball Nick Currie.
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  1. Positive: 4 out of 8
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  1. 80
    Like Oskar, Otto luxuriates in tiny, clicking blip-beats with a sense of sythn orchestration. [#68, p.102]
  2. Otto Spooky is an excellent album, yet sometimes too long for my attention span.
  3. 70
    Confirms Momus as a laptop Tom Lehrer. [Jun 2005, p.102]
  4. It's kind of a whopper to digest all at once, but if you've heard Momus before and liked him, you're not going to go wrong here.
  5. Otto Spooky is designed not so much to be enjoyed as to be a spectacle.
  6. In the final analysis, these must be considered folk songs, though I honestly can't say they wouldn't be better or couldn't be sung and arranged in a more accessible, more openly musical forum.
  7. Not for everyone. [Jun 2005, p.120]

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