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  • Summary: This is the debut full-length release from the British duo of Tom Halstead and Joe Andrews.
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  1. Positive: 11 out of 11
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 11
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  1. Nov 21, 2012
    100
    Quarter Turns embodies a shadowed and daunting environment with such an abundance of beauty that it bears contrast rather than resemblance to that damning abode, for the former remains an uncontrollably agreeable environment, despite its grim and unnerving allure.
  2. Dec 7, 2012
    90
    Quarter Turns Over a Living Line is the group's fine and uneasy full-length debut.
  3. With Quarter Turns Over A Living Line Raime fleshes out the promise of earlier work and delivers one 2012′s most compelling and listenable experimental records.
  4. Nov 21, 2012
    80
    An album that is both powerful in its execution of an idea, but also quite sure of its own modest signature.
  5. Nov 27, 2012
    80
    This is an astonishing album, but not an easy listen.
  6. Nov 27, 2012
    80
    It's a more expansive, more ambitious and more accomplished Raime than we've heard before.
  7. Nov 21, 2012
    70
    Quarter Turns Over a Living Line is neither an easy, nor comforting listening, and absorbing the entire album can occasionally leave the listener gasping for air. However, as a portrait of a dystopian 21st century musical landscape, there is little better than this brand of pure British blackness.

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