Dead Magic

Anna Von Hausswolff

Dead Magic

Fourth studio album from the experimental drone Swedish musician

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  1. 9.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    A truly immersive beast, where folklore runs free and where open fissures are as common as wild flowers growing
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  2. 9.0 |   The Music

    Often compared to Kate Bush, the wilder excesses of Von Hauswolff's performance on this album establishes her as a complete original
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  3. 9.0 |   music OMH

    She still finds inspiration in the areas others fear to tread and is able to transform it into compelling pieces of work
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  4. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    On Anna von Hausswolff's Dead Magic the darkness is deeper and the light is brighter than in anything in popular music today
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  5. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    Dead Magic is Von Hausswolff’s darkest, most ambitious record to date, a cycle that begins in warmth and ends heavy with grief
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  6. 8.0 |   Uncut

    A cinematic experience. Print edition only

  7. 8.0 |   Q

    Menacing, magical stuff. Print edition only

  8. 8.0 |   Under The Radar

    Her most majestic and complete work to date
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  9. 8.0 |   All Music

    As promising as Von Hausswolff's earlier records are, this one towers over them and above it in terms of musical imagination and emotional impact
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  10. 5.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    This is a record by a special talent, but Dead Magic feels like a sound learned by rote
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  11. 2.0 |   The Skinny

    Obvious, unoriginal and so, so boring
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