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Broken Mirror: A Selfie Reflection

Matthew E. White & Lonnie Holley

Broken Mirror: A Selfie Reflection

Collaboration between Virgia-based producer and founder of Spacebomb Records Matthew E. White and the Alabama experimental musician Holley

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  1. 8.0 |   All Music

    Holley's observations are as powerful and poetic as ever, and White and his band simply sound out of this world, making Broken Mirror a spirited, magnificent collaboration
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  2. 8.0 |   Mojo

    They do an excellent if eccentric job of evoking the pixelated ineffability of, well, existence itself. Print edition only

  3. 7.6 |   Beats Per Minute

    White, Holley, and a cast of energized musicians question the post-human age while celebrating the creative process
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  4. 7.4 |   Pitchfork

    Taking cues from Miles Davis’ electric period, the Spacebomb Records founder and Alabama sculptor join forces on a mesmerizing album rooted in improvisation, risk-taking, and unlikely musical chemistry
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  5. 7.0 |   Uncut

    White's material feels freer than usual, full of spirals of organ and keys, collapsing new rhythms and delirious jazz-funk riffs; Holley's one-take improvisation edge towards visionary incantations. Print edition only

  6. 7.0 |   Under The Radar

    An idiosyncratic record, and it won’t be everybody’s vibe
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  7. 6.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    Every aspect of Broken Mirror that makes it feel overpowering can also make it one of the most compelling things you’ll hear this year
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  8. 6.0 |   Evening Standard

    If you wanted to know how far out White could go, here’s your answer
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  9. 6.0 |   The Observer

    White’s funky discord finds its perfect soulmate in Holley’s melodies on this semi-improvised five-track outing
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