Sweaty Magic [EP]

Album Review of Sweaty Magic [EP] by Rafter.

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Sweaty Magic [EP]

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Sweaty Magic [EP] by Rafter

Release Date: Sep 9, 2008
Record label: Asthmatic Kitty
Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Pop

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AllMusic - 60
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Originating as a collaboration with photographer Lizeth Santos, where she and Rafter would both complete an art project a day, the Sweaty Magic EP mixes those quick deadlines with equally lively musical influences, including Tom Zé, Prince, Zapp & Roger, and D'Angelo. Though the concept is promising, the results -- like those of almost any experiment -- are mixed. Too often, Rafter's interpretations of those sounds in such a short timeframe sound rushed, messy, and bordering on parody.

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