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Golden Retriever


Third album from the Portland experimental duo and first with a chamber ensemble

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  1. 8.0 |   Pitchfork

    Nestled between beauty, sadness, confusion, and grace, these six pieces share a common ground and grow from it, which is integral to how Rotations makes such an impression
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  2. 8.0 |   All Music

    Overall, while the album is varied, it's consistently absorbing as it reveals itself with a sense of suspense through its melancholy ambience
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  3. 7.5 |   The 405

    The chamber ensemble expanded the possibilities for them immensely, but it’s unnecessarily timid at times. Overall, though, Rotations is a successful venture from a duo who have carved a niche but refuse to just whittle mindlessly
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  4. 7.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    Golden Retriever has proven that a basic combination of bass clarinet and modular synthesizer can take you more places than you might think
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  5. 7.0 |   No Ripcord

    There’s a meditative cadence to Rotations that gains potency as it progresses, given that we witness an unraveling of thought
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