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  • Summary: The fifth album from Kieran Hebden is his first full-length release in five years.
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  1. Positive: 27 out of 30
  2. Negative: 0 out of 30
  1. Less ambient and more grounded than the preceding tracks, it's the one song on the album you wouldn't want to hear at the party; rather, it's a subtle, evocative slow-burner best saved for the cool air and the long walk home.
  2. There Is Love in You comes off largely as an effortless work, content to just gently glow in its own hazy bliss.
  3. If you love the ambiguous crossover between half-step London sounds and crushed and warped 4/4 peddled by the likes of Martyn, Burial or Joy Orbison, then the love in you will find this album.
  4. If the term “ambient house” hadn’t already been taken by the Orb in the late 80s, it would be a good way to describe this; we’ll just call it really good stoner dance music instead.
  5. 80
    With the release of this new album, There Is Love In You, he's shown his versatility in dancefloor culture while remaining true to his own soundscapes. The result of this new venture may be the most satisfying Four Tet experience since 2003's release of "Rounds."
  6. There is Love in You renders "Ringer" primer, posits itself as perfect solution to messy experimentation, and while it’s hard to find the divisiveness in that, it’s also hard to be truly moved.
  7. The result's a bit half-baked, which is disappointing when you know Hebden's capable of far more spirited adventures in sound.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 1 out of 5
  1. Jun 12, 2011
    10
    Four Tet's poppiest LP yet! The electronica man returns with a very catchy collection of song. pitch shifted vocals, beeps and bleeps, synths and some amazing samples. Considering this is a late review this is a great starting point for people who aren't familiar with Four Tet's work. Highly recommend such tracks as 'Angel Echoes' and 'Circling'. Truly an amazing album. 10/10 Expand
  2. JeffL
    Jan 27, 2010
    10
    Very nicely done.
  3. PeterM.
    Jan 28, 2010
    10
    This album is a stunning synthesis of Kieran Hebdan's years spent under the tutelage of Steve Reid. It is unapologetic in its strive for movement and rhythm yet does not abuse the listeners sensibilities with an assault of discordant noise. It is a shining example of accessible experimentalist. Expand
  4. LukeW.
    Jan 30, 2010
    6
    i like electronic music, but there are stretches here that simply test my patience. i guess repetition and imperceptible shades of forward movement are not my cup of tea. on the other hand, some songs here are really quite beautiful, e.g. Sing, making it all the more frustrating that the rest of the album does not live up to this potential. if you like ricardo villalobos, you'll probably like this. Expand
  5. thissucks
    Jan 28, 2010
    1
    I can't believe people are freaking out about this album. All this guy does is play the same beat with a few slight variations and sample the same lyric over and over. This requires almost no musical talent. Expand