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  • Inevitable best of 2007: Albums

    4. Jan. 2008, 3:31 von jetjag

    Dntel - Dumb Luck
    Not big on saying "ALBUM OF THE YEAR!" type stuff, but, hey, this is the ALBUM OF THE YEAR! Doesn't seem like many Dntel fans agree, and if someone said to me "listen to some guy who liked Aphex Twin and Autechre and shit doing tracks with sensitive indie darlings" i'd probably smack them one... but nonetheless, I've found myself faithfully following this guy's output under all his different guises and I've ended up enjoying this even more than his last effort as Dntel, Life Is Full of Possibilities. The sounds are astonishing and for the most part I think the songs keep up - I never expected to like a Bright Eyes track, but breakfast in bed is one of my faves here. Likewise while I sold a Mia Doi Todd CD I stupidly bought within a month or so of buying it Rock My Boat is amazing. As a whole the album is really adventurous (consider the different connotations between that and "experimental") and makes me want to trot out hackneyed journo speak about breathing new life into something. …