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All This I Do For Glory

Colin Stetson

All This I Do For Glory

Latest release from the innovative Canadian sax player and touring member of Arcade Fire and Bon Iver

ADM rating[?]

7.9

Label
52 Hz
UK Release date
28/04/2017
US Release date
28/04/2017
  1. 10.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    Colin Stetson is matchless, his record glorious, and you’ll likely never experience silence as dramatically as the moment when All This I do for Glory concludes
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  2. 10.0 |   Exclaim

    The fact that Stetson can draw such varied sonic references together in one cohesive display of virtuosity makes him a national treasure. That this album distils what he does best should also widen his audience
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  3. 8.6 |   Gig Soup

    For those listeners ready to submit to the unrelenting, 'off into the woods' vision of an uncompromising artist operating at the peak of his powers, you'll find a plethora of pleasures on this disc
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  4. 8.3 |   A.V. Club

    An album that’s easier to listen to than its predecessors while still being dazzlingly difficult to perform
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  5. 8.0 |   All Music

    Stetson touches on emotional and spiritual levels in some of these pieces that are demonstrably tender in contrast to the more familiar primal sounds on previous albums
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  6. 8.0 |   The 405

    To get through this album you have to devote yourself entirely to Stetson’s vision and path to enjoy it, otherwise you’ll find yourself easily blown off the map and completely lost
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  7. 8.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    All the tracks here sound like they could have been made with an arsenal of sequencers and rippling arpeggiators, but it’s all the sound of one man surfing the crests of a series of pulses
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  8. 7.5 |   Earbuddy

    Sometimes the way he blows his horn sounds like a person humming a beautiful harmony. It’s very deceiving, but in a good way
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  9. 7.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    Mesmerizing, progressive organic minimalism at its finest
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  10. 7.1 |   Pitchfork

    It’s easy to get greedy with a fearless and inventive artist and hope they stay fearless and inventive forever. Glory instead settles into grooves and revisit territories
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  11. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    On his most recent release, Stetson produces some of the most intense expressions of his virtuosity
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  12. 6.0 |   The Skinny

    Nobody plays the sax like Colin Stetson, so he’s always worth listening to
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