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  • Summary: The two dubstep producers release their first collaboration together.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Dec 5, 2011
    90
    It is difficult to pick any more jewels off this dance floor diadem, making the most as it does of the long player context.
  2. 88
    [It delivers] 55 minutes of pit-in-your-gut tension from two of bass music's foremost masterminds.
  3. Pinch & Shackleton stands as both artist's most accessible and perhaps best work.
  4. Dec 5, 2011
    80
    It's magical, from start to finish.
  5. Jan 23, 2012
    80
    It all just flows, never exploding but never falling into a stupor, either.
  6. Dec 8, 2011
    80
    It's a beguilingly well-delivered statement in a dialect that was sidelined in favor of the cult of bass or the florescent synths. [Dec 2011, p.53]
  7. Dec 5, 2011
    73
    Pinch & Shackleton is a welcome return to each artist's peculiar roots.
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  1. Dec 13, 2011
    8
    The work is very intense,deep,and abstract. If your'e a fan of bass music this is a must listen at least once. Only negative is the commonThe work is very intense,deep,and abstract. If your'e a fan of bass music this is a must listen at least once. Only negative is the common occurrence for every song to start out as one track, and then transition into a completely separate track. While this is done with perfect execution and genius, it occurs in almost every track and sort of feels like the track is going on a tangent. But only if your really paying attention. Otherwise, very interesting. Expand