Set and Lights - Xeno & Oaklander
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  • Summary: The New York duo of Liz Wendelbo and Sean McBride releases their third album together.
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  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
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  1. Nov 15, 2011
    80
    Icy washes and brittle synth clanks complement the pair's wintery vocals. [Nov 2011, p.107]
  2. Nov 14, 2011
    80
    The genuine article, Sets and Lights brings coldwave a step closer to realising the vision of the sub-genre once proposed by Blank Dog's Mike Sniper; a new underground form of internal transmission Sniper christened 'Impossible Folk'.
  3. Nov 14, 2011
    73
    It's their best release yet, but it it takes some time to sink in.
  4. 70
    Liz Wendelbo and Sean McBride have the Human League/Thomas Dolby textures down to a tee but, crucially, they haven't skimped on the songwriting