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Fourth album and first in seven years from the Indiana-based electronic musician Jerrilynn Patton featuring collaborations with Philip Glass and the Kronos Quartet

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  1. 9.0 |   Exclaim

    Like all of her best work, Akoma is heavy, mysterious and boundless. This is Jlin's world; we're just lucky enough to listen in
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  2. 8.0 |   All Music

    Akoma represents another impressive step in Jlin's remarkable evolution as an artist
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  3. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    Akoma is a back to basics album of sorts, and above all else it underlines Jlin's growth and heart
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  4. 8.0 |   The Quietus

    All of these tracks stem from similar inspirations and ideologic touchpoints, but no two offer the same atmosphere – some are dramatic, while others sparkle and float, and others still feel like dancefloor medleys
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  5. 8.0 |   The FT

    Tracks switch from horror-movie atmospherics to computerised jingles — and can be oddly catchy
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  6. 8.0 |   Pitchfork

    On her dazzlingly detailed new album of experimental post-footwork, the Indiana producer pushes extreme rhythmic precision so far that it begins to feel psychedelic
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  7. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    On Jlin’s Akoma, composers long recognized for their innovations, such as Philip Glass, the Kronos Quartet, and Björk, are pulled into her orbi
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  8. 7.9 |   Paste Magazine

    The Indiana-based footwork producer and Pulitzer Prize finalist broadens her horizons on her first album in seven years
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  9. 7.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    On Akoma, all bets are off. Jlin pulls inspiration from everywhere, and even though the source material couldn’t be further from each other, they all meld together under her idiosyncratic eye
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  10. 6.4 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    There is clearly a brilliant imagination at work here, a mind that is not just bold enough to experiment but has that all-to-rare ability to know how to experiment
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