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  • Summary: The debut full-length release for the British drumming duo of Katharine Elra Brown and Theresa Wrigley was recorded and mixed by Mark Spivey.
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  1. Aug 9, 2016
    Rattle’s greatest accomplishment isn’t to just write music for drums, but to write songs that capture AND transcend this modern era we live in.
  2. Aug 9, 2016
    It sounds ominously worth, but on listening the level of fun is obvious too. Layer upon layer, spoken word singing weaves around carefully crafted atmospheric drum patterns and rudimentary grooves, sounding unpremeditated--spontaneously surreal.
  3. Aug 9, 2016
    An enigmatic listen, crying out for your own reading.
  4. The Wire
    Aug 19, 2016
    Drumming that starts off in a motoric groove warps into something way more minimal and amateurish, something undanceable, yet difficult to resist at least shrugging along to. [Aug 2016, p.59]
  5. Mojo
    Aug 9, 2016
    Rattle's haunting weird-pop stands out like ghosts in the daytime. Spread over an album, truthfully, it's a trying listen. [Sep 2016, p.93]
  6. Aug 22, 2016
    The duo’s sense of freedom and unwillingness to mimic the tropes of conventional songwriting are to be admired, even if they’re not necessarily traits that will convince anyone but ardent early-Reich fans that drumming records are worthy of a place on their shelf.
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