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Sam Prekop


Fifth solo album from the The Sea and Cake band member

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  1. 8.0 |   The Quietus

    An album of deftly composed modular synth tracks that sounds just lovely
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  2. 8.0 |   A.V. Club

    It took him a few records to get here, but with Comma, Prekop finally affixes his distinctive melodic sensibilities and songwriting voice onto his electronic compositions
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  3. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Since 2010's Old Punch Card, he's added opulent modular synthesis to his armoury, a pursuit that reaches an accessible apotheosis here. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   Pitchfork

    On his third album created primarily with modular synthesizers, the longtime Sea and Cake frontman makes fascinatingly abstracted music about the act of listening itself
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  5. 7.4 |   Northern Transmissions

    A great late summer soundtrack to bliss out to before the equinox begins to blot out the sun
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  6. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    Comma is Sam Prekop's fullest realization of his Brian Eno-like effort to toe the line between rock narratives and the avant-garde
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  7. 7.0 |   Uncut

    There's a more pronounced sense of drive and velocity. Print edition only

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