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Deep England

Gazelle Twin & NYX

Deep England

Collaboration between the Brighton-based avant-garde electronica musician Elizabeth Bernholz and the six-piece drone choir is a series of reconstructions of her 2018 album Pastoral

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  1. 10.0 |   The Arts Desk

    Like the musical soundtrack to wandering through an unfamiliar English forest under the influence of magic mushrooms
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  2. 9.0 |   musicOMH

    Taken as a whole, Deep England is a remarkable, memorable thing. Disquieting and disorientating for sure, yet offering plenty of strange, macabre pleasure
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  3. 8.0 |   The Quietus

    It is thrillingly disorienting: there is a feeling of being led off the beaten path by the mythical jester figure adorning the cover of Pastoral who for Bernholz embodies the dangerous and unprocessed tensions bound up in the English psychosphere
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  4. 8.0 |   The FT

    Folk, electronica and choral voices dramatise the tensions of Englishness in this thought-provoking album
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  5. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    A dramatic reworking of Gazelle Twin’s techno-folk Pastoral album with the NYX choir adds layers of hair-raising chills
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  6. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    Bernholz’s work remains pertinent, very much the music of now; new life is breathed into her songs on Deep England by a deeply powerful choir and are all the better for it
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