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John Talabot

fIN

Debut album from Barcelona-based house producer and DJ

ADM rating[?]

8.1

Label
Permanent Vacation
UK Release date
13/02/2012
US Release date
14/02/2012
  1. 10.0 |   The Guardian

    All of humanity seems to be here – and it's busy celebrating being alive
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  2. 9.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Fin never sounds anything less than distinctive and utterly captivating. It’s a rare example of an album that’s at once deep and instantly appealing, a record equally capable of moving your brain, your heart and your feet
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  3. 9.0 |   Rave Magazine

    Talabot isn’t doing anything particularly fancy, au courant, or even innovative here, but you can’t fake quality – and if there’s one adjective to describe ƒin, it’s that
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  4. 9.0 |   music OMH

    A remarkably assured and instinctive piece of work, one that speaks of good times on the dancefloor while not being afraid to throw in more poignant and affecting emotions
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  5. 9.0 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    It’s a truly instinctive album, and as it stands now, one of a kind
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  6. 9.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    A body of work that has brought into focus and solidified the musical expression Talabot has been toying with for the last three years
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  7. 8.5 |   hhv.de mag

    A permanent guest in the year’s best-of-lists – guaranteed
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  8. 8.5 |   Prefix

    fin creates a passionate kind of poetry not only in its music but also in its listeners. It makes you want to think and move at the same time, a claim only a few records can make
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  9. 8.5 |   Beats Per Minute

    ƒIN is ultimately as much a crowd pleaser as it is an album ready for deeper investment and investigation
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  10. 8.5 |   Pitchfork

    A kind of happy melancholy informs most of the album, but that unity of mood doesn't get in the way of the songs' potential to surprise
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  11. 8.5 |   BBC

    There’s no doubting that he’s a master of dance’s forever-changing language
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  12. 8.0 |   Consequence Of Sound

    ƒin is, no doubt, a headphones album that will continue to reward the listener over and over as more shadows make themselves known and more textures are uncovered
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  13. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Has serious crossover potential. Print edition only

  14. 8.0 |   The Irish Times

    A distinctive, sublime piece of work
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  15. 8.0 |   DIY

    It is often difficult for dance producers to go from making one off tracks and remixes to producing a full coherent and lucid album, but it is a jump that John Talabot has made effortlessly
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  16. 8.0 |   The 405

    The first great electronic record of 2012 has landed, and it’s taking you on a trip around the world – and beyond
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  17. 8.0 |   No Ripcord

    Modestly anthemic and quietly brilliant, ƒIN is worth the time of any music fan that considers themselves in the slightest bit interested in electronic music
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  18. 7.0 |   The Quietus

    At its best there's a dark side to ƒIN, a slight melancholy buried beneath superficially quite airy and lighthearted music
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  19. 6.0 |   Q

    He like to temper the euphoria with a much darker undertow. Print edition only

  20. 6.0 |   Uncut

    His blend of house and Eurodisco soon settles into a bland formula. Print edition only

  21. 6.0 |   All Music

    For all its potential, Fin is merely fine
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