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The Mosaic Of Transformation

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith

The Mosaic Of Transformation

Seventh album from the Orcas Island-born, Los Angeles-based electronic producer

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  1. 8.0 |   Clash

    Some of Smith’s most texturally rich and immersive work yet
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  2. 8.0 |   The Arts Desk

    Smith seems to be physically incapable of making a sound that isn't delighting to the senses
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  3. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    The Mosaic of Transformation is a generous record, a gift from Smith to those who need to lock into their body, to move quietly and deliberately
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  4. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    The record is a hymn to electricity as a physical experience, a concept which Smith developed through improvisatory dance – though how this affects the process of recording an album is mostly beyond me
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  5. 7.2 |   Pitchfork

    Channeling new age spiritualism, the California synthesizer musician’s new album is a tender and warm-hearted offering, well-suited as an ointment for the dullness of life in isolation
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  6. 7.1 |   Beats Per Minute

    The album’s beautiful centre point, “Carrying Gravity”, is the closest to meditative that this album gets
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  7. 7.0 |   All Music

    "Expanding Electricity," the ambitious ten-minute suite that concludes the album, is a complex tapestry of wooden percussion tones, upward-surging arpeggios, and heavenly vocals expressing a joyous flow of warmth and energy
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  8. 6.0 |   PopMatters

    Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith's The Mosaic of Transformation is a slightly uneven listen. It generally transcends the tropes of its genre, but occasionally substitutes substance for style
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  9. 5.0 |   Crack

    Much like the last shrivelled tab of acid we might procure from our guy at Burning Man, The Mosaic of Transformation will get you mildly high, but it’s likely you’ll be more affected by the memories it conjures of great trips of the past
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