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Profound Mysteries


Profound Mysteries

Sixth album from the Norwegian electronic duo Svein Berge and Torbjørn Brundtland

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  1. 9.0 |   Clash

    ‘Profound Mysteries’ truly captures the imagination, and excitingly hints at the next leg of this perceptual voyage; simply ‘Press R’ to continue
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  2. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    The vast creativity and breadth of Röyksopp’s Profound Mysteries are impressive. A suite of short films operates as a gorgeous visual interpretation
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  3. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    A multidimensional adventur
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  4. 8.0 |   All Music

    Less sonically aggressive than their previous album, Profound Mysteries still has something of an edge to it and its overall tone of ghostly enchantment makes for a strangely captivating listen
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  5. 8.0 |   musicOMH

    Svein Berge and Torbjørn Brundtland return to the album format, with a starry roster of vocalists along for the ride
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  6. 7.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    As the days finally grow longer, Profound Mysteries feels like it was dropped just in time to accompany warm summer evenings
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  7. 7.0 |   DIY

    Whether underselling ‘Profound Mysteries’ as a standalone record, or over-egging its peripheral bells and whistles, there’s still much to enjoy about Röyksopp’s sixth
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  8. 6.6 |   Pitchfork

    Eight years after bidding farewell to the traditional album format, the Norwegian duo returns with a sprawling multimedia project whose best material feels, ironically, like a return to form
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  9. 6.0 |   Record Collector

    Not so much profound as patchy. Print edition only

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