Divide and Dissolve

Divide and Dissolve

Divide and Dissolve

Latest release from the Melbourne experimental metal duo Takiaya Reed and Sylvie Nehill produced by Unknown Mortal Orchestra's Ruban Nielson

ADM rating[?]

7.4

Label
Invada
UK Release date
05/02/2021
US Release date
05/02/2021
  1. 8.2 |   Beats Per Minute

    Gas Lit is an important record from an important band. It doesn’t attempt to make things palatable for you, and nor should it. The record is a provocation to a difficult conversation, one that in all honesty shouldn’t really still have to take place in 2021
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  2. 8.0 |   The Quietus

    May be pitched at fans of James Baldwin, Octavia Butler, and Toni Morrison, but – whisper it – it is also a really good sludge record
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  3. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    Divide and Dissolve do a great job of releasing the demons—not the ones of dreams we've just left but the nightmare that begins in the morning living in a world governed by economic racism and the daily grind.
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  4. 8.0 |   NME

    Earth-splintering tracks fusing heavy doom and drone metal
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  5. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Dissonant yet heavenly, Gas Lit is an album that seethes, soothes, liberates and bewitches in equal measures. Print edition only

  6. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    For such a politically charged project, only one track featuring spoken word is included. However, Gas Lit’s intent is so immediate, it communicates its significance regardless
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  7. 7.0 |   All Music

    Creating an atmosphere that's brooding, anguished, and at times ecstatic, Divide and Dissolve communicate their righteous outrage in a way that doesn't require words to be explicit and effective
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  8. 6.0 |   Uncut

    Their conceptual hinterland is sometimes more interesting than their clobbering racket, but both are exhilarating in places. Print edition only


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