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Album Review

Autechre: Confield

Read "Confield" reviewed by AAJ Staff


From the first two minutes of the opening track, Confield reveals a new stance for Autechre. Reverberant high-end detail, dense but logical, surrounds a characteristically restrained melody. This record represents a step forward for the duo of Sean Booth and Rob Brown: conscious inclusion of the kind of detail and controlled chaos that they have thus far minimized in their work. Up until now, Autechre have focused on shifting loops and stark atmopheric melodies. As Booth once put it, “The ...


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