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We Were Exploding Anyway

65daysofstatic

We Were Exploding Anyway

More instrumental post-rock, techno / electronica samples and beats from the Sheffield quartet on their 4th album

ADM rating[?]

8.0

Label
Hassle
UK Release date
26/04/2010
  1. 9.0 |   music OMH

    The incredibly detailed, layered and proficient way in which they combine so many different elements to allow a track to develop is intriguing, and gives an enjoyable sense that the unexpected is just around the corner
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  2. 8.5 |   BBC

    65daysofstatic have grasped hitherto unimagined opportunities, capitalised on experiences and brought an eclectic yet huge arsenal with which to entice newcomers and open-minded veteran travellers with
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  3. 8.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    It’s an album that flows superbly and, although there is nothing to match the emotional monster ‘Primer’, from their last album, there isn’t one track that you’d replace here for any other
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  4. 8.0 |   God Is In The TV

    Contains more good ideas than many bands fit into a whole caree
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  5. 8.0 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    Despite the many different types of departure 65daysofstatic takes, they do it all with flair and consistency. Hopefully, the band will grow from here, and make their new sound's equivalent of The Fall of Math
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  6. 8.0 |   No Ripcord

    The band delight in the same complicated, frantic musicianship as Battles
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  7. 8.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    Noisy or electronic, We Were Exploding Anyway has rekindled the old flame with its unabashed power and inexorable sonic passion
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  8. 8.0 |   Rave Magazine

    65 haven’t so much created a new sound as successfully renovated their old one; added some extensions and given the whole thing a fetching new paintjob
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  9. 8.0 |   The Quietus

    65daysofstatic have had their years in the wilderness; now they're sick of it and have decided to fully let loose, bludgeoning us into submission along the way
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  10. 8.0 |   The Digital Fix

    They may have lost a few die-hard post-rock fans but that is a small price to pay as We Were Exploding Anyway will surely bring them an army of new listeners who don’t care about labels but just want to hear great music
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