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Yu Su

Yellow River Blue

Release Date: Jan 22, 2021

Genre(s): Electronic, Ambient House

Record label: N/A

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Yellow River Blue

Great, Based on 2 Critics

Exclaim - 80
Based on rating 8/10

Following a winter tour of mainland China in 2019, Vancouver-based, Kaifeng-born artist Yu Su decided to start a label and make an album. Yellow River Blue, named after the world's most heavily salted river, is an album of firsts: it's a debut LP for Yu Su and the inaugural release of her newly-founded biƩ Records. As debuts go, this one is striking. It would be hard to believe that such depth could come from a first try, so it's no surprise to find that Yu Su has had a toe dipped in the proverbial salted river for a few years now.

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Pitchfork - 76
Based on rating 7.6/10

Yu Su's Yellow River Blue nods to China's famous Yellow River, which flows alongside her hometown of Keifang, in the country's Henan province. The album was inspired by a 2019 tour across China that took the Chinese-born, Vancouver-based electronic musician from the country's coast to the Tibetan ….

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