19 – Solar Bears – Advancement (Sunday Best)
Advancement is power-driven four-by-four electronica; so widescreen, it requires an Imax ticket. I was concerned that the calculated production may have drained the album’s energy, but this is a work I’ve come back to again and again.
It’s meant to be about nature or something, but as I said in a previous Electronic Sound magazine, it’s “more Chris Hadfield than Chris Packham”. It’s a galactic-sized beat treat. Boards Of Canada in space. Amon Tobin on Titan. Unkle on Uranus.
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