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Tracing Back The Radiance

Jefre Cantu-Ledesma

Tracing Back The Radiance

Latest release from the experimental ambient musician and multi-instrumentalist

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Mexican Summer
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  1. 9.0 |   All Music

    Though it's unlike anything he has attempted before, the ambitious sounds of Tracing Back the Radiance still bear the distinctive stamp of his artistry, one that feels restless, nostalgic, and quietly hopeful regardless of the form it takes
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  2. 8.5 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Tracing Back serves as one of this year’s most angelically-bright collections of ambient music
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  3. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    A subdued, introspective and leisurely paced vengeance — a warm-hued serenity, glowing with harmonic radiance
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  4. 8.0 |   Pitchfork

    The experimental ambient musician's latest work is his most beatific and generous yet. It features a rotating cast of musicians, and feels like it is hovering off of the ground
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  5. 7.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    Cantu-Ledesma has made for the listener a much needed antidote to the claustrophobia of the sweltering heat and the droning air conditioner
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  6. 6.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    Tracing Back The Radiance’s 45 minutes tap into one’s neglected stillness while imperceptibly piloting the listener through its radiant, murky tributary run
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