Generally favorable reviews- based on 18 Ratings
Dec 7, 2010The Jaxx are back with the best music since Rooty, with Scars bursting at the seams with creativity and fun. Although not digging too much new ground (although Day of the Sunflowers might have you thinking otherwise), Basement Jaxx are on the right tracks again, having rediscovered the fun that made their Remedy and Rooty so memorable and upping the ante on their production skills. However the main fault is that the album doesn't have enough filler - the tracks are excellent but don't feel like they're in the right order. Although not a bumpy ride, the excessive twists and turns may be a little much for those who love their albums smooth.… Full Review »
Nov 18, 2010The last album of this London Duo doesnÂ´t connect in many ways and disapoints after listening to "raindrops" weeks before. We now know they listen to a lot of generes but whatÂ´s the point of using them in a simple, boring way for your record? They invited a lot of guests that in some cases doesnÂ´t make the songs better neither merge their style with the bandÂ´s, its a voice in some electronic base.
Thank God for the single purchase option, otherwise we would have pay for wasting our harddriveÂ´s space.
To try it: Raindrops, Feelings gone (feat. Sam sparro), Day of the sunflowers (feat. Yoko ono)… Full Review »