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Safe In The Hands Of Love

Yves Tumor

Safe In The Hands Of Love

Third album from the Tennessee-born, Turin-based experimental electronic producer

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  1. 9.9 |   Earbuddy

    Where Love succeeds, wonderfully, comes with how Yves Tumor puts his warped masterpieces into one cohesive package to conjure a whole image
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  2. 9.1 |   Pitchfork

    Yves Tumor’s latest album is a benchmark in experimental music. It is searing and borderless, music that is aware of oppressive confinement, and music with an intoxicating urge to be free
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  3. 9.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    Even if Safe In The Hands of Love’s deadliest weapon is its simplicity and its rock friendliness, the craft here still feels as nuanced as anything Bowie has ever done
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  4. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    No matter if the synths are harsh, or the rhythm section arrives with the perfect groove, this is a work filled with an emotive purpose, and it is that core that makes it such a wonderful listen
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  5. 9.0 |   Crack

    This is a mission statement from an artist who knows that the trademark of their sound is not so much the sound itself, but its ability to take hold of the listener and bring them into the fold
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  6. 8.5 |   The Quietus

    Yves Tumor has let assertiveness, assuredness and vulnerability run wild within him for Safe In The Hands Of Love and the result is magisterial and deeply engaging
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  7. 8.5 |   The 405

    Where Turmor's music normally thrives on chaos and unpredictability, here, he focuses on reigning in that unpredictability, and in the process, crafts some truly thrilling and engaging experimental pop music
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  8. 8.2 |   Resident Advisor

    Yves Tumor joins the likes of Arca and SOPHIE at the vanguard of experimental pop
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  9. 8.0 |   musicOMH

    A fascinating synthesis of rock, plunderphonics, bass music and noise from an artist that remains stubbornly undefinable
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  10. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    It is refreshing to hear someone so emancipated from the rules of genre
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  11. 7.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    One of the year’s more stylistically impressive records
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  12. 7.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    From the cursory introduction, we’re introduced to so many styles it’s hard to keep up: funk, soul, ambient, wonky electronica
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