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Electric Trim

Lee Ranaldo

Electric Trim

Latest solo release from the noise rock pioneer and Sonic Youth co-founder and third since the band split in 2011

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  1. 8.0 |   The Irish Times

    Even without the Youth by his side, Ranaldo can still forge the most glorious soundscapes
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  2. 8.0 |   The Quietus

    Stepping further from the shadow of Sonic Youth, Lee Ranaldo delivers solo album number 12 and it flows like wine into a glass
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  3. 8.0 |   Mojo

    Lee is free - and it sounds wonderful. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    Virtually everything here, in its own edgy manner, points to light, hope and the endless possibility of the human spirit
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  5. 7.5 |   Under The Radar

    Recorded in both Barcelona and NYC, a convergence of the two cities' settings can be found throughout, but none more so than Ranaldo's duet with Sharon Van Etten on "Last Looks"
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  6. 7.0 |   The Music

    The hidden complexity of Ranaldo's guitar work is layered over straighter rock songs while his vocals have taken a folkier turn
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  7. 6.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Lee Ranaldo serves up his latest record with both electric and acoustic trimmings
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  8. 6.5 |   Pitchfork

    His finest post-Sonic Youth solo effort
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  9. 6.0 |   Q

    What it lacks in surprises it makes up for in songcraft. Print edition only

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