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The Work

Gold Panda

The Work

Fourth full-length album from the London-born electronic music producer, performer, and composer

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  1. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    Gold Panda's fourth album is the sound of techno growing up and chilling out
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  2. 8.0 |   Clash

    A brave and open experience, it stands as one of Gold Panda’s most riveting statements, amplifying his technical virtuosity while also honing in on the glorious melodic jewels that allow his work to linger so strongly in the imagination
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  3. 8.0 |   All Music

    The Work is Gold Panda's most honest, emotionally direct release
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  4. 8.0 |   musicOMH

    His first solo album in six years is comfortable, accomplished and at times even gleeful in its kitchen-sink approach to sound design
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  5. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    At its best, there’s a warmth and comfort to those Japanese-influenced string arrangements and single, repeating loops
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  6. 8.0 |   PopMatters

    Humanity and kindness emanate from The Work which shows off Gold Panda’s agility and skill in the studio. The effect is hypnotic and captivating
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  7. 7.5 |   Spectrum Culture

    Derwin Dicker weaves a tapestry of sounds that allow the listener a glimpse into his psychology with light and shade, temporal shifts and audio connotations that, for the most part, suggest a state of relative contentment
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  8. 7.0 |   Slant Magazine

    It’s a shame that his first album in over half a decade doesn’t push his musical ideas a little further, and in some moments, The Work feels almost like an addendum to 2016’s Good Luck and Do Your Best, but the results are still undeniably affecting
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