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Loom

Katie Gately

Loom

Second full-length album from the LA-based experimental artist who's done remix work for Bjork and Zola Jesus

ADM rating[?]

7.4

Label
Houndstooth
UK Release date
14/02/2020
US Release date
14/02/2020
  1. 8.0 |   music OMH

    Loom is an intense record, full of feelings of loss, confusion and angst. It’s also an early contender for best electronic album of the year
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  2. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    A swirling mix of eerie atmosphere, devastating emotion and brilliant sonic abstraction. It is Gately's best work yet
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  3. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Hulking beats and a cloudy, black electronic roar set the tone, but powerful sound design is the key. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    Loom is an obsessive fool’s errand; exhausting, if not also dizzyingly exhaustive
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  5. 8.0 |   The FT

    The electronic musician contrasts light and shade in a poignant new album
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  6. 7.9 |   Paste Magazine

    On Loom, Gately paves intriguing new paths toward handling an oft-explored topic
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  7. 7.7 |   Pitchfork

    On her second album, the L.A. musician grapples with the death of her mother, placing her playfully experimental approach to sampling and sound design in the service of a more meaningful vision
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  8. 6.0 |   The Guardian

    Earthquakes, shovels and screaming peacocks are all sampled in a bombastic and occasionally ingenious album
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