- Record Label: Matador
- Release Date: May 9, 2006
- Summary: M.C. Schmidt and Drew Daniel's latest Matmos album includes contributions from Bjork and Antony. Each of the ten tracks focuses on a specific person who has influenced the group in some way, such as William S. Burroughs and Valerie Solanas.
- Record Label: Matador
- Genre(s): Electronic
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MojoA record sensational only in the best ways. [Jun 2006, p.103]
Under The RadarOne's patience for this material can vary, and without a visual component, the experimental tracks wear thin and won't likely be revisited. [Summer 2006, p.92]
ChrisF-TMay 12, 2006I love Matmos' work and live show, and this album still blew me away. Awesome samples, awesome art, great electronics and spectacular I love Matmos' work and live show, and this album still blew me away. Awesome samples, awesome art, great electronics and spectacular tunes. It's hard for me to stop listening because the songs are infectious and intriguing.… Expand
LeonardoFMay 11, 2006Long live Matmos.
PaulH.May 12, 2006I like how Prefix calls this "unfriendly and alienating" as if A Chance To Cut Is A Chance To Cure was easy listening. Another brilliant I like how Prefix calls this "unfriendly and alienating" as if A Chance To Cut Is A Chance To Cure was easy listening. Another brilliant warped bit of experimental mastery from Matmos. Too bad more music isn't this bold.… Expand
nikolaMay 16, 2006apsolutely great, the sound of violence that makes all other electronic artist look like amateurs. not their best, 'cause "civil war" apsolutely great, the sound of violence that makes all other electronic artist look like amateurs. not their best, 'cause "civil war" are the untouchable, but "the rose has teeth..." is one of my favourites for album of the year… Expand
MaryHJul 4, 2006Extraordinary concept album-- well beyond my already-high expectations. Plus, the album art is to die for.
marcosJun 8, 2006Weak and boring.
DaveAMay 27, 2006Time for these guys to put their foot in their mouth.
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