album review: jamie lidell
  • FRIDAY, MAY 21, 2010

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Jamie Lidell finds himself in a totally different setting on Compass, an album that seems to have, ironically, almost no direction. This is far from a bad thing; the album itself functions much like a trance, albeit one with severe ADD. Many of the tracks find themselves blurred in blips, Lidell twisting knobs with half-formed motifs fading in and out of drums loops, and his unique brand of electro-soul getting unexpected makeovers left and right (even in the middle of songs). He ruminates on melodies only to about-face into pedal pushing weirdness, and it's just as delightful as it is unpredictable. Compass doesn't lead anywhere, but it does suggest that 'point A' to 'point B' isn't the secret to a fulfilling journey.
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