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New Hymn To Freedom

Szun Waves

New Hymn To Freedom

Second collaboration between electronic producer Luke Abbott, Portico Quartet saxophonist Jack Wyllie and Triosk/PVT percussionist Laurence Pike

ADM rating[?]

8.0

Label
The Leaf Label
UK Release date
31/08/2018
US Release date
31/08/2018
  1. 9.1 |   A.V. Club

    New Hymn shines like a rough-cut gem
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  2. 9.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    Undoubtedly one of the true highlights of 2018
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  3. 8.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    A testament to the power of improvisation
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  4. 8.5 |   The Quietus

    A beautifully crafted, exploratory piece of work
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  5. 8.0 |   Uncut

    Another Szunny delight. Print edition only

  6. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    These six tracks are complex compositions, but Szun Waves write and perform with the freshness that could trick you into thinking it poured right out of their heads
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  7. 7.2 |   Pitchfork

    Luke Abbott’s synth/sax/drums trio illustrates the links between London’s fertile jazz scene and longstanding psychedelic traditions in six vibrant, unedited improvisations
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