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Mount Kimbie “Crooks & Lovers” reviews

July 24, 2010

Mount Kimbie released “Crooks & Lovers” album on 19th July on Hotflush Recordings. Here is what the press had to say:

  • Pitchfork: 8/10 “beautiful and clever album.”
  • NME: 8/10 “lush collection of soul-stepping miniatures.”
  • Drowned in Sound 9/10 “Contender for album of the year.”
  • Uncut 4* “dubstep meets dream pop… deliciously crisp”
  • Rough Trade “Album Of The Week”
  • Mixmag 4/5 “Breaks all genre rules going… and really quite beautiful”
  • iDJ Magazine 10/10 “A triumph in experimental music”
  • DJ Magazine 8/10 “Essential debut”
  • Sunday Times Culture 4* “British duo Mount Kimbie raise the bar with their full-length debut”
  • The Observer “One of post-dubstep’s bright lights… leaves you wanting more”
  • Irish Times CD Of The Week “Have no doubt: the exciting and unencumbered ebb and flow of Crooks Lovers is just the start of things.”
  • The Sun 5/5 “the album glows with a personality that elevates it over its peers”
  • Loud & Quiet 9/10 “a staple for obligatory end of year lists”
  • Vice 10/10 “stands out as something genuinely special”
  • The Fly 3.5/4 “fast becoming the thinking mans floorfiller”
  • Beatport Album Of The Week “wonderfully cryptic record that keeps you coming back for more”
  • Resident Advisor 4/5 “always graceful and fluid, one that melds rather than collides.”

Mount Kimbie “Field”

Buy from iTunes, Boomkat, Beatport

Mount Kimbie “Would Know” video

July 18, 2010

 

Directed by Tyrone Lebon

Crystal Fighters to support Foals this autumn

July 17, 2010

Crystal Fighters are confirmed to be the main support for Foals‘ UK tour this autumn.

  • 6/11 Rock City, Nottingham
  • 7/11 Guildhall, Southampton
  • 8/11 Dome, Brighton
  • 10/11 UEA Norwich
  • 11/11 Engine Shed, Lincoln
  • 12/11 Brixton Academy, London

*the tour is now sold out

Untold collaborates with Roska

July 10, 2010

Untold to collaborate with Roska on new single for Numbers, interviewed on XLR8R.

Crystal Fighters “In The Summer” video

July 6, 2010

 

Directed by Tobias Stretch

Crystal Fighters “In The Summer”

July 5, 2010

Crystal Fighters release their 3rd single “In The Summer” on Zirkulo Records. Already record of the week on BBC Radio 1 by Nick Grimshaw.

In The Summer by Crystal Fighters

Mount Kimbie to tour with The XX

July 1, 2010

Mount Kimbie will be supporting The XX on a number of dates this summer.

14/6 L’Olympia, Paris

5/7 Alcatraz, Milan

6/7 Cavea-Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome

13/7 Somerset House, London

26/8 E-Werk, Koln

27/8 Tonhalle, Munich