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Stunning Luxury

Snapped Ankles

Stunning Luxury

Second full-length album for the London post-punk, electronica band was mixed by Danalogue

ADM rating[?]

7.4

Label
The Leaf Label
UK Release date
01/03/2019
US Release date
01/03/2019
  1. 9.0 |   The 405

    Snapped Ankles harness the ferocity of their live show on exuberant and thought-provoking second album Stunning Luxury
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  2. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    Snapped Ankles build upon their debut with Stunning Luxury, a streamlined yet incisive take on everyday politics
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  3. 8.0 |   DIY

    While the heavy beats and hooky vocals guarantee fruitful foot-tapping rewards, there’s also an abundance of obnoxious sound effects lurking around every corner
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  4. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    If there’s one thing that might put some people off it’s that, sonically ‘Stunning Luxury’ is a lot more polished than ‘Come Play the Trees’. But, hey, that’s the point, right?
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  5. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Snapped Ankles make music to soundtrack the apocalypse, and you can’t help simply sitting and enjoying the ride
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  6. 8.0 |   The Arts Desk

    This is kinetic sculpture traveling at around 140 BPM, so either move aside or jump on board
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  7. 7.0 |   God Is In The TV

    They aim for the kind of visceral mesmerism you might recall from the good bits of Throbbing Gristle
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  8. 7.0 |   Uncut

    They've expanded on their debut's Goat/Can homage, opting for a rawer sound that leans on funk-charged bass throbs and wildly oscillating synths. Print edition only

  9. 6.0 |   All Music

    Even though Stunning Luxury is an overwhelming blur at times, small doses of its feral excitement can be infectious and even catchy in their own surreal way
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  10. 6.0 |   Mojo

    Far from punching predictable button, these reconstructed mischief-makers excel when locking electro horns with primal motorik grooves. Print edition only


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