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Dimensional People

Mouse On Mars

Dimensional People

Eleventh album from the German experimental electronic duo Jan St. Werner and Andi Toma featuring Bryce Dessner, Aaron Dessner, Justin Vernon and Sam Amidon

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  1. 8.0 |   music OMH

    The album often takes on the attributes of a free-flowing jam session, and the idea is that the many guests contributed to it in whatever way they wanted
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  2. 8.0 |   Uncut

    It is the weirder, wilder, experimental material that makes this a significant new career benchmark for the German duo, their boldest and possibly best album so far. Print edition only

  3. 8.0 |   Mojo

    MOM take the greatest of liberties with these sound sources, fragmenting and processing them into unrecognizable forms, and even occasionally playing them straight. Print edition only

  4. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    Collaboration doesn't just play an important part in the album's sound, it's become the sole M.O.
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  5. 7.6 |   Pitchfork

    The duo’s try-anything spirit remains embedded in every note
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  6. 7.5 |   Under The Radar

    Dimensional People is a refreshing release for a group who have proven that their musical prowess is as boundless as the soundscapes they create-and they look poised to push these limits of post-digital music even further
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  7. 6.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    Dimensional People ends up as uneven as it is uncompromising
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  8. 6.5 |   Earbuddy

    For as uneven as Dimensional People is, you can’t deny the ambition or the curiosity of Mouse on Mars
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  9. 6.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    Dimensional People feels a bit 2D
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  10. 6.0 |   Evening Standard

    Flashes of beauty, as with Aviation’s looped guitar and dots of backing vocals, keep the weirdness just about at bay.
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  11. 6.0 |   Q

    Its multi-layered ambience is indicative of the record as a whole and it serves to highlight this duo's zest for reinvention. Print edition only

  12. 4.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    Dimensional People wants to be a major rap album, complete with cameos stacked way high, all epic and prodigal. But it’s just not all there
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