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  • Summary: The second full-length release for the Marc Dall electronic project was inspired by the life and ideas of British psychiatrist R.D. Laing.
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  1. Jul 25, 2014
    80
    It's a powerful formula, and Dall and Ander have basically perfected it here.
  2. Jul 25, 2014
    80
    Will To Be Well has a vivid inner life. [Aug 2014, p.49]
  3. Jul 25, 2014
    75
    Where past efforts buried its intimacy under coldness and severity, Will To Be Well offers a warm, familiar embrace.
  4. Jul 25, 2014
    70
    The sounds that Dall brings to bear here are often gorgeous, a sun-dappled, analogue-soft electronica of rippling synths and glinting percussion that recalls--and sometimes strongly--the atmospheric IDM of the mid-90s.
  5. Jul 31, 2014
    70
    While many of the album’s stronger tracks are also its most spacey and elusive, the sequencing emphasizes just how important the clicking, EDM drums are to the project’s core.
  6. Aug 11, 2014
    70
    Credit Dalhous, aka Marc Dall, for making something beautiful but still somewhat unreadable in its intentions. [Sep 2014, p.71]
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