D.U.M.E. [EP]

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D.U.M.E. [EP]

Adult.

D.U.M.E. [EP] by Adult.

Release Date: Apr 12, 2005
Record label: Thrill Jockey
Genre(s): Electronic

70 Music Critic Score
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D.U.M.E. [EP] - Fairly Good, Based on 2 Critics

AllMusic - 70
Based on rating 7/10
70

First of all, that title: is it pronounced "doom" or "do me"? Either way of saying it applies to this six-song EP, which is Adult.'s first release on Thrill Jockey (fear not, Ersatz Audio fans, Adult. will continue to release music on their own imprint). Granted, Adult. has made a cottage industry of crafting dystopian sounds so chilly and vicious that they're freakishly alluring -- à la J.G.

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Dusted Magazine
Their review was only somewhat favourable

Is Adult. a rock band yet? After a start in the ’90s as a stark electro duo, they steadily dropped 12” records into the semi-anonymous world of techno. But beginning with 2003's Anxiety Always full-length, they've taken babysteps toward rock-star status. The album straddled the two genres: a vinyl version was stretched across two 12”s, kicking off with the brilliant and stilted ringer, “Glue Your Eyelids Together,” while the CD included different tracks and smoother sequencing.

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