Tryptych

Metascore
83

Universal acclaim - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. May 27, 2011
    60
    It's hard to scrape the sensation that there's something a little inadequate about Tryptych, even as immersive headphone sessions reveal new levels of depth within the productions.

Awards & Rankings

User Score
6.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 10 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 1 out of 3
  1. Apr 3, 2011
    2
    I don't get it. I have listened to all the 'best of' new music from James Blake, Lykke Li, Destroyer, Nicolas Jaar and whilst this albumI don't get it. I have listened to all the 'best of' new music from James Blake, Lykke Li, Destroyer, Nicolas Jaar and whilst this album scores highly on metacritic, i don't get it. I have tried to listen to it countless times but its too random. No structure. Rubbish actually. Full Review »
  2. Apr 22, 2011
    10
    One of the best albums of the year so far! Expansive yet profound, the perfect dark ambient album. Standouts include Forest of Evil (Dusk),One of the best albums of the year so far! Expansive yet profound, the perfect dark ambient album. Standouts include Forest of Evil (Dusk), Bardo Thodol, and Hashishishin Chant. Full Review »
  3. Apr 21, 2011
    10
    This is about as good as a dark ambient album gets, with a plethora of electronic and dub thrown in for good measure. Good, scary measure. I'mThis is about as good as a dark ambient album gets, with a plethora of electronic and dub thrown in for good measure. Good, scary measure. I'm not sure if I'd consider it one of the best albums of the year, but I'm giving it a 10 to offset the reviews by people who've never listened to ambient before and need Eno in their lives. Full Review »