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On Time Out of Time

William Basinski

On Time Out of Time

Latest full-length album of ambient music from the Houston-born, New York-based composer, including the sound of two black holes colliding, recorded by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory

ADM rating[?]

7.1

Label
Temporary Residence Ltd.
UK Release date
08/03/2019
US Release date
08/03/2019
  1. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    Finds experimental artist William Basinski harnessing the energy of a cosmic event to produce the latest installment in his study on the concept of time
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  2. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    On Time Out of Time, much like the majority of Basinski’s oeuvre, is defined by fleeting moments in which the listener can settle and unfurl
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  3. 8.0 |   Pitchfork

    The ambient composer turns his attention to the skies, sourcing an epic, heart-stirring sound from gravitational waves emanated by two massive black holes that collided 1.3 billion years ago
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  4. 7.6 |   Resident Advisor

    Not many artists could turn a source as abstract as black hole recordings into music this beautiful
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  5. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    Ambitious yet remains rooted in what he does best: instilling a multitude of visceral, yet ambiguous, feelings within his listener
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  6. 6.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    The black holes that feature on this album are 30 times the mass of our Sun, but they’re puny next to the universes Basinski conjures at his best
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