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Versus

Carl Craig

Versus

A classical orchestra covers a selection of tracks by the renowned Detroit producer

ADM rating[?]

7.7

Label
InFiné
UK Release date
05/05/2017
US Release date
05/05/2017
  1. 9.0 |   Exclaim

    Although Versus is certainly not a place for casual Craig fans to start, nor is it designed for the dance floor crowd, it's an achievement that appropriately showcases one of Detroit's finest exports
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  2. 8.0 |   The Irish Times

    A superb meeting of the musical minds
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  3. 8.0 |   The FT

    It is hard to imagine a less appropriate genre for elaborate symphonic treatment than rhythmically precise techno — but the results prove otherwise
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  4. 8.0 |   All Music

    Versus certainly seems like a project that was labored over for such a long time, and it ends up being entirely worth it
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  5. 8.0 |   Crack

    Techno shouldn’t have to prove itself anymore. It’s a serious, vital genre that doesn’t need to borrow the supposed legitimacy of another ‘real’ genre. But if meaningful collaborations sound this good – make more
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  6. 8.0 |   Mixmag

    Passages of pummeling grooves, emotional strings and delicate piano are impressively tied together by Craig’s dancefloor expertise
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  7. 7.3 |   Paste Magazine

    An examination of the linear relationship between producer and listener, a warning for the artist against the magnetic allure of pontification
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  8. 7.0 |   Clash

    Pushing techno closer to the edge as well as the coffee table, while it possesses opera’s inherent pomposity, calms and storms become one
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