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Rolling Stone (p.82) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "FURTHER manages to be both pretty and hard-grooving: 'Snow' sets sweetly melodic murmurs over gently billowing synths..."Spin - "[With] steadfastly chirping crescendos, whinnying breakbeat stampedes, and the odd evocative vocal."Alternative Press (p.123) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Its eight tracks swirl miniature psych-rock symphonies over an unvarying, hypnotic pulse, using texture and dynamics to create ebb and flow."Billboard (p.33) - "Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons lead with the pictures, developing each of the set's eight tracks with a mini-movie in mind."Mojo (Publisher) (p.93) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his is The Chemical Brothers at their crowd-pleasing, raucous best."Paste (magazine) - "The Brothers sincerely want you to dance, and they spend FURTHER's 50 minutes creating alternately spacey and vicious electronic sketches."Pitchfork (Website) - "[A]n album-length suite of warm, gooey utopianism, one that never smashes you over the head with obvious hooks or high-concept floor-fillers. It's a slow, patient piece of work, all vibe and no frenzy."Uncut (magazine) (p.103) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "FURTHER's sense of volume and scale is awe-inspiring..."39.14166

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Rolling Stone (5/24/99, pp.63-64) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...the crucial, early robo-soul of detroit techno...Afrika Bambaataa's early-Eighties fusion of Bronx beats and Kraftwerk....Rowlands and Simons have...[made] a record that kicks like living history. Put it on, crank it up, bust a move."Entertainment Weekly (6/25/99, p.132) - "...It's the techno/rock bridge we've been waiting to cross for years....The gorgeous, field-of-flowers vibe on some tracks finds the duo again expanding electronica's vocabulary..." - Rating: B+Q (1/00, p.84) - Included in Q Magazine's "50 Best Albums of 1999."Q (7/99, p.105) - 4 stars (out of 5) - "...bringing the best out of themselves....The Chemical Brothers' quantum leap into the wild blue yonder, away from their trademark slapstick delirium. It looks like there is life after big beat, after all."Muzik (1/00, p.69) - Ranked #3 in Muzik's "Albums Of The Year '99"CMJ (6/14/99, p.3) - "...the Brothers venture down untravelled paths from which their contemporaries have shied away....each entry retains the cosmic rush and futuristic funkiness that has always been the core of the Chemical Brothers..."Vibe (6,7/99, p.189) - "...the group...lets its softer European roots show....the emphasis is on acid-drenched house rhythms and smooth bass breaks, as pasty-faced vocalists like Oasis's Noel Gallagher and Kraftwerk- style robots fill in [the] gaps....damn infectious."Melody Maker (6/19/99, p.53) - 4 1/2 stars out of 5 - "...Sometimes they just patter, tricle and slide. Sleety sounds waiting for the storm. Sometimes, they shrink to fit...And, yeah, sometimes they're f***ing massive.... SURRENDER is the most distinctive album of the year, bar none..."Mojo (Publisher) (1/00, p.30) - Ranked #11 in Mojo Magazine's "Best of 1999"Mojo (Publisher) (7/99, p.91) - "...exceeds all expectation....it rocks, it caresses, it exhilarates, and, finally, it takes you on a trip....[they] have freed themselves from linear time and stretched both backwards and forwards for their bag of tricks..."NME (Magazine) (6/19/99, p.30) - 8 out of 10 - "...SURRENDER is excellent. From the opening faux-naive Kraftwerk simulation of 'Music:Response' right through to the final, Jonathan Donahue-assisted fry-up 'Dream On', it's simply a joy to listen to..."34.41176

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Billboard (p.42) - "[A] snapshot of the duo at work. Now, fans can track how 'Weapon 3' became the tauter, more relentless 'Under the Influence'..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.119) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "15 out-and-out floor-fillers. Included are 'Galvanize', 'Block Rockin' Beats' and 'Out Of Control'..."Blender (Magazine) (p.85) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Ed Simons and Tom Rowlands sold themselves as fun-loving weird scientists, concocting a bright, booming mix of hip-hop break beats, trance whoosh and psychedelic-Beatles whimsy..."Paste (magazine) (p.67) - "This high-impact compilation, brimming with sirens, hortatory drum rolls and spine-tingling stereo pans, helps us imagine what it might feel like to be a pinball....The quality is indisputable..."Clash (magazine) (p.112) - "[T]his BROTHERHOOD compilation should introduce younger listeners to their near stadium dance sounds whilst rose tint their elders through near two decades of inescapable raving. An essential compendium of new millennium musical milestones."URB (Magazine) (p.86) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Geared for DJ play in the clubs, these beats, breaks, minimal loops and experimental arrangements prove the duo's ability to continually top themselves."Record Collector (magazine) (p.84) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "Here the Brothers run free with unbridled dancefloor destruction rather than charts in mind, while trying out prototypes which were then developed into full-scale releases..."34.05246

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Rolling Stone (No. 966, p.61) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "[T]here's hope for stadium-ready dance music in the Chemical Brothers' fifth album....full of beat-wise psychedelia..."Spin (p.87) - "It's the album on which the Chems relax into a comfortable maturity, secure in their status as elder statesmen." - Grade: B+Uncut (p.73) - 4 stars out of 5 - "The standout is grand finale 'Surface To Air', which cements the duo's long love affair with New Order across an epic seven-minute symphony of lean melody and pulsing melodrama."Mojo (Publisher) (p.101) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[They have] succeeded in making a tougher, darker-sounding record....The guest list is substantial and crucial."29.73236

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Rolling Stone (No. 966, p.61) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "[T]here's hope for stadium-ready dance music in the Chemical Brothers' fifth album....full of beat-wise psychedelia..."Spin (p.87) - "It's the album on which the Chems relax into a comfortable maturity, secure in their status as elder statesmen." - Grade: B+Uncut (p.73) - 4 stars out of 5 - "The standout is grand finale 'Surface To Air', which cements the duo's long love affair with New Order across an epic seven-minute symphony of lean melody and pulsing melodrama."Mojo (Publisher) (p.101) - 3 stars out of 5 - "[They have] succeeded in making a tougher, darker-sounding record....The guest list is substantial and crucial."29.73236

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Rolling Stone (10/30/03, p.94) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "There's rarely a dull moment with the Chemical Brothers..."Rolling Stone (10/30/03, p.94) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "There's rarely a dull moment with the Chemical Brothers..."Spin (p.86) - "[T]heir true talent was rock 'em-sock 'em robot beats that, yes, rocked the block."Q (10/03, p.122) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...The Chemical Brothers have exceeded everyone's expectations, leaving in their wake some of the defining records of the '90s. Not to mention a load of gloriously damaged memories..."Q (10/03, p.122) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...The Chemical Brothers have exceeded everyone's expectations, leaving in their wake some of the defining records of the '90s. Not to mention a load of gloriously damaged memories..."Mojo (Publisher) (11/03, p.142) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Very little here sounds dated..."Mojo (Publisher) (11/03, p.142) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Very little here sounds dated..."29.72677

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Spin (p.94) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[They] continue to smear psychedelic synth cheese and stereophonic airplane noises over chewy grooves..."Entertainment Weekly (p.74) - "NIGHT is a welcome return to form....[The songs] are more than dance-floor fodder: They're a lot of fun, too." -- Grade: B+Uncut (p.99) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he Brothers prove they can still poleaxe a dancefloor with a well-aimed barrage of strobe-ing electro-house."Alternative Press (pp.173-174) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Ed Simons and Tim Rowlands have lost none of their enthusiasm for block-rocking beats....The duo remain committed to pushing electronica in ambitious new directions."29.18782

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Clash (magazine) (p.100) - "THE ONE opens with his own version of The Chemical Brothers' 'Star Guitar,' which boasts guest vocals from Au Revoir Simone and is a good indicator of the material to come."1.089075

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Rolling Stone (10/30/03, p.94) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "There's rarely a dull moment with the Chemical Brothers..."Rolling Stone (10/30/03, p.94) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "There's rarely a dull moment with the Chemical Brothers..."Spin (p.86) - "[T]heir true talent was rock 'em-sock 'em robot beats that, yes, rocked the block."Q (10/03, p.122) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...The Chemical Brothers have exceeded everyone's expectations, leaving in their wake some of the defining records of the '90s. Not to mention a load of gloriously damaged memories..."Q (10/03, p.122) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...The Chemical Brothers have exceeded everyone's expectations, leaving in their wake some of the defining records of the '90s. Not to mention a load of gloriously damaged memories..."Mojo (Publisher) (11/03, p.142) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Very little here sounds dated..."Mojo (Publisher) (11/03, p.142) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Very little here sounds dated..."0.5389522

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Rolling Stone (10/30/03, p.94) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "There's rarely a dull moment with the Chemical Brothers..."Rolling Stone (10/30/03, p.94) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "There's rarely a dull moment with the Chemical Brothers..."Spin (p.86) - "[T]heir true talent was rock 'em-sock 'em robot beats that, yes, rocked the block."Q (10/03, p.122) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...The Chemical Brothers have exceeded everyone's expectations, leaving in their wake some of the defining records of the '90s. Not to mention a load of gloriously damaged memories..."Q (10/03, p.122) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...The Chemical Brothers have exceeded everyone's expectations, leaving in their wake some of the defining records of the '90s. Not to mention a load of gloriously damaged memories..."Mojo (Publisher) (11/03, p.142) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Very little here sounds dated..."Mojo (Publisher) (11/03, p.142) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Very little here sounds dated..."0.5389522

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Rolling Stone (9/4/97, p.70) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...[Lydon's] first-ever solo album features his most dissonant noises since PiL's 1981 FLOWERS OF ROMANCE....It's a gas to hear him out-Prodigy the Prodigy, snarling over grooves from electronica heavyweights such as Leftfield, the Chemical Brothers and Moby."Uncut (magazine) (p.99) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "PSYCHO'S PATH is fun and '90s-dancey and now contains his Leftfield collaboration 'Open Up'..."0.3593015

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Rolling Stone (9/4/97, p.70) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...[Lydon's] first-ever solo album features his most dissonant noises since PiL's 1981 FLOWERS OF ROMANCE....It's a gas to hear him out-Prodigy the Prodigy, snarling over grooves from electronica heavyweights such as Leftfield, the Chemical Brothers and Moby."Uncut (magazine) (p.99) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "PSYCHO'S PATH is fun and '90s-dancey and now contains his Leftfield collaboration 'Open Up'..."0.3593015

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Rolling Stone (9/4/97, p.70) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...[Lydon's] first-ever solo album features his most dissonant noises since PiL's 1981 FLOWERS OF ROMANCE....It's a gas to hear him out-Prodigy the Prodigy, snarling over grooves from electronica heavyweights such as Leftfield, the Chemical Brothers and Moby."Uncut (magazine) (p.99) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "PSYCHO'S PATH is fun and '90s-dancey and now contains his Leftfield collaboration 'Open Up'..."0.3593015

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Q (5/02, p.129) - 3 out of 5 stars - "...One remaining asset...involves producing what can only be called a 'vibe' -- a thick, groovy, slightly libidinal ambience....they just sound good together..."Mojo (Publisher) (7/02, p.122) - "...You only had to flip any of their early A-sides to behold the full extent of their capabilities..."0.3494398

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Entertainment Weekly (p.65) - "Eclectic concoctions of dub, house and ambient grooves..." -- Grade: B-Uncut (p.70) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he wheezing dubtronic lament 'Whistle And A Prayer', featuring Andrew 'Fog' Broder, may just be their coolest cut yet."Magnet (p.93) - "More and Black are still at the forefront of the cut-up dance scene they birthed."0.3459278

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Rolling Stone (9/3/98, p.102) - 3.5 Stars (out of 5) - "...a wicked tapestry of fresh sounds, boomeranging grooves and aggressive fuzz....The Chemicals' music descends like a filmy rain of a zillion fine, tiny pieces of combined and recombined beats, phrases...and repeating riffs..."Spin (10/98, p.150) - 7 (out of 10) - "...the album...deviates from Big Beat's well-hammered agenda, panning out into austere house and moments of pure light....BROTHERS GONNA [is] a journey from Big Beat's drum-crashing core right out to the fringes of dreamy progressive ambience..."Entertainment Weekly (9/25/98, p.106) - "...BROTHERS, the Chemicals' second DJ disc, assembles more than an hour of nonstop, seamlessly stitched-together snippets of old R&B, disco clap tracks, Latin beats, and random sound bites. Alternately fun and monotonous, it's little more than the world's grooviest jogging tape." - Rating: BAlternative Press (10/00, p.120) - Included in AP's "10 Essential DJ-Mix Albums" - "Encompassing their love for old-school funk, minimal techno, big beats and rock riffs....this lays the sum of their parts out plainly for all to see - and to frug like crazy to."Vibe (12/98, 1/99, p.195) - "...Chemicals...use their booth to bury the original jams in their own technofied style....The Brothers' tweak beats within inches of your speakers lives..."0.2795519

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3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] fairy tale of lightning speed, gritty action and shocking gravity, all driven by the electronic beat of a hypnotic score by the Chemical Brothers."Rolling Stone "HANNA's intriguing, disorienting pleasures -- the movie is part poetic dreamscape, part sinister spy saga -- lie more in the filmmaking flourishes than in the narrative..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "Saoirse Ronan plays Hanna with a mix of fierceness and fragility and the actress is as visually compelling as her character is conceptually intriguing; the same can be said of the film as a whole."Box Office "[Ronan's] otherworldliness makes her paradoxically credible, here, as Hanna -- a creature from another dimension."Film Comment "[E]fficient and soulful....Wright applies an artful eye to carnage; he and production designer Sarah Greenwood exhaustively deploy their love for finding colors that mirror the characters' psychological states."Movieline 4 stars out of 5 -- "A woozy mix of hard-as-nails actioner and modern-day fairytale, there are times when this surreal trek across Europe feels as if Hand Christian Andersen has rewritten THE BOURNE IDENTITY."Total Film0.2694761

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3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] fairy tale of lightning speed, gritty action and shocking gravity, all driven by the electronic beat of a hypnotic score by the Chemical Brothers."Rolling Stone "HANNA's intriguing, disorienting pleasures -- the movie is part poetic dreamscape, part sinister spy saga -- lie more in the filmmaking flourishes than in the narrative..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "Saoirse Ronan plays Hanna with a mix of fierceness and fragility and the actress is as visually compelling as her character is conceptually intriguing; the same can be said of the film as a whole."Box Office "[Ronan's] otherworldliness makes her paradoxically credible, here, as Hanna -- a creature from another dimension."Film Comment "[E]fficient and soulful....Wright applies an artful eye to carnage; he and production designer Sarah Greenwood exhaustively deploy their love for finding colors that mirror the characters' psychological states."Movieline 4 stars out of 5 -- "A woozy mix of hard-as-nails actioner and modern-day fairytale, there are times when this surreal trek across Europe feels as if Hand Christian Andersen has rewritten THE BOURNE IDENTITY."Total Film0.2694761

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3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] fairy tale of lightning speed, gritty action and shocking gravity, all driven by the electronic beat of a hypnotic score by the Chemical Brothers."Rolling Stone "HANNA's intriguing, disorienting pleasures -- the movie is part poetic dreamscape, part sinister spy saga -- lie more in the filmmaking flourishes than in the narrative..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "Saoirse Ronan plays Hanna with a mix of fierceness and fragility and the actress is as visually compelling as her character is conceptually intriguing; the same can be said of the film as a whole."Box Office "[Ronan's] otherworldliness makes her paradoxically credible, here, as Hanna -- a creature from another dimension."Film Comment "[E]fficient and soulful....Wright applies an artful eye to carnage; he and production designer Sarah Greenwood exhaustively deploy their love for finding colors that mirror the characters' psychological states."Movieline 4 stars out of 5 -- "A woozy mix of hard-as-nails actioner and modern-day fairytale, there are times when this surreal trek across Europe feels as if Hand Christian Andersen has rewritten THE BOURNE IDENTITY."Total Film0.2694761

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3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] fairy tale of lightning speed, gritty action and shocking gravity, all driven by the electronic beat of a hypnotic score by the Chemical Brothers."Rolling Stone "HANNA's intriguing, disorienting pleasures -- the movie is part poetic dreamscape, part sinister spy saga -- lie more in the filmmaking flourishes than in the narrative..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "Saoirse Ronan plays Hanna with a mix of fierceness and fragility and the actress is as visually compelling as her character is conceptually intriguing; the same can be said of the film as a whole."Box Office "[Ronan's] otherworldliness makes her paradoxically credible, here, as Hanna -- a creature from another dimension."Film Comment "[E]fficient and soulful....Wright applies an artful eye to carnage; he and production designer Sarah Greenwood exhaustively deploy their love for finding colors that mirror the characters' psychological states."Movieline 4 stars out of 5 -- "A woozy mix of hard-as-nails actioner and modern-day fairytale, there are times when this surreal trek across Europe feels as if Hand Christian Andersen has rewritten THE BOURNE IDENTITY."Total Film0.2694761

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Spin (p.99) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "EMPIRE constantly changes its focus, from the synth-heavy theatrics of the title track through punk-infused vocalizing, jack-hammer percussion, and mellow, acoustic balladry."Entertainment Weekly (p.95) - "[T]here is a certain genius to how cannily they combine elements of the past..." -- Grade: BQ (p.125) - Ranked #8 in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums of 2006."Uncut (p.80) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] rock group with enough metronomic menace to attract indie diehards and disenfranchised clubbers....Like a sonic lightning rod, EMPIRE crackles with an electrifying tangle of influences..."Alternative Press (p.200) - "[L]ike a primer in recent rock history....[With] vaguely spiritual Stone Roses guitar freakouts throughout..."CMJ (p.48) - "This is the sound of swaggering suaves raised more on Chemical Brothers than Glimmer Twins."Mojo (Publisher) (p.96) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Nailing Britpop harmonies to club beats is where they score most highly....EMPIRE is every bit as powerful as its title suggests."0.2694761

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Spin (p.99) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "EMPIRE constantly changes its focus, from the synth-heavy theatrics of the title track through punk-infused vocalizing, jack-hammer percussion, and mellow, acoustic balladry."Entertainment Weekly (p.95) - "[T]here is a certain genius to how cannily they combine elements of the past..." -- Grade: BQ (p.125) - Ranked #8 in Q Magazine's "100 Greatest Albums of 2006."Uncut (p.80) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[A] rock group with enough metronomic menace to attract indie diehards and disenfranchised clubbers....Like a sonic lightning rod, EMPIRE crackles with an electrifying tangle of influences..."Alternative Press (p.200) - "[L]ike a primer in recent rock history....[With] vaguely spiritual Stone Roses guitar freakouts throughout..."CMJ (p.48) - "This is the sound of swaggering suaves raised more on Chemical Brothers than Glimmer Twins."Mojo (Publisher) (p.96) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Nailing Britpop harmonies to club beats is where they score most highly....EMPIRE is every bit as powerful as its title suggests."0.2694761

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Rolling Stone (4/17/97, p.78) - 3 Stars (out of 5) - "...sparse melodies that swim through galactic pulses, sonar blips and assorted computer sounds. Beats drift in and out picking up intensity then dissipating like steam....somewhat akin to playing Nintendo while listening to the Cocteau Twins..."Spin (5/97, pp.111-112) - 8 (out of 10) - "...combines wry apocalyptic signifying with a headful of refracted rhythms. It also takes Alex Paterson back to his dance-music roots....If the Chemical Brothers are the miscengenated spawn of DJ Kool Herc and the Ramones, Paterson owes his debt to Grandmaster Flash and electropop pioneers Perrey-Kingsley..."Down Beat (7/97, p.64) - 4 stars (out of 5) - "...ORBLIVION focuses on what they do best: the elaborate construction and deconstruction of grooves.... sophisticated and inventive, but also playful."Option (5-6/97, p.120) - "...the Orb's best studio LP since 1992's UFORB, it places it's emphasis on the elements that make the project shine..."Jazziz (8/97, p.75) - "...ORBLIVION is...a seamless 72-minute trip that evolves and transmutes....Dr. Alex Patterson and company are intent on re-arranging your psyche like a John Coltrane solo..."0.2694761

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3.5 stars out of 4 -- "[A] fairy tale of lightning speed, gritty action and shocking gravity, all driven by the electronic beat of a hypnotic score by the Chemical Brothers."Rolling Stone "HANNA's intriguing, disorienting pleasures -- the movie is part poetic dreamscape, part sinister spy saga -- lie more in the filmmaking flourishes than in the narrative..." -- Grade: B+Entertainment Weekly 4 stars out of 5 -- "Saoirse Ronan plays Hanna with a mix of fierceness and fragility and the actress is as visually compelling as her character is conceptually intriguing; the same can be said of the film as a whole."Box Office "[Ronan's] otherworldliness makes her paradoxically credible, here, as Hanna -- a creature from another dimension."Film Comment "[E]fficient and soulful....Wright applies an artful eye to carnage; he and production designer Sarah Greenwood exhaustively deploy their love for finding colors that mirror the characters' psychological states."Movieline 4 stars out of 5 -- "A woozy mix of hard-as-nails actioner and modern-day fairytale, there are times when this surreal trek across Europe feels as if Hand Christian Andersen has rewritten THE BOURNE IDENTITY."Total Film0.2694761

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Entertainment Weekly (10/31/97, p.106) - "...along with similarly elegant tracks by Goldie and Moby, [L.T.J. Bukem] transports instrumental scores into the computer age..." - Rating: B0.2446079

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Q (4/00, p.92) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...Clearly a man of sound judgement. Certainly, it's a quality highly apparent in the guitar-heavy electronica of [this album]. By turns soothing and jarring, the tone suggests Death In Vegas with the neurosis replaced by a mood of ennui..."Alternative Press (7/00, p.92) - 3 out of 5 - "...Layers of Muzak concrFte, radio waves and electronic bubblings announce Echoboy's U.S. debut....[He] speaks of Dylan, Television, Kraftwerk and Chemical Brothers as the best of their times and wishes this litany to bleed into his work..."Magnet (6-7/00, p.78) - "...Warren's pop is textured, but with a supernatural edge....'Kit and Holly' is the best song here, with its burp-and-pop drum machine synthed over in roller-rink shimmer....Someone's got a fuzzbox, and he's gonna use it."CMJ (6/00, p.58) - "...His constructions have the lush, repetitive detail of progressive electronica, and when they let go of the songwriter's impulse toward brevity, they stretch out and billow."Mojo (Publisher) (4/00, p.92) - "...An unpredictable 45-minute journey in sound. And it's an alluring trip....The instrumentals, which dominate, are more seductive than the songs..."NME (Magazine) (3/25/00, p.42) - 8 out of 10 - "...A heartful of great tunes...the avant-pop maverick still ranks high in the league of bloody good music..."0.2245634

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Rolling Stone (p.82) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "FURTHER manages to be both pretty and hard-grooving: 'Snow' sets sweetly melodic murmurs over gently billowing synths..."Spin - "[With] steadfastly chirping crescendos, whinnying breakbeat stampedes, and the odd evocative vocal."Alternative Press (p.123) - 3.5 stars out of 5 -- "Its eight tracks swirl miniature psych-rock symphonies over an unvarying, hypnotic pulse, using texture and dynamics to create ebb and flow."Billboard (p.33) - "Tom Rowlands and Ed Simons lead with the pictures, developing each of the set's eight tracks with a mini-movie in mind."Mojo (Publisher) (p.93) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his is The Chemical Brothers at their crowd-pleasing, raucous best."Paste (magazine) - "The Brothers sincerely want you to dance, and they spend FURTHER's 50 minutes creating alternately spacey and vicious electronic sketches."Pitchfork (Website) - "[A]n album-length suite of warm, gooey utopianism, one that never smashes you over the head with obvious hooks or high-concept floor-fillers. It's a slow, patient piece of work, all vibe and no frenzy."Uncut (magazine) (p.103) - 3 stars out of 5 -- "FURTHER's sense of volume and scale is awe-inspiring..."0.2245634

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Rolling Stone (5/11/00, p.131) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...A sober, brutally visceral experience....This is one ball of aggression that hangs together, thanks to the band's smarts and funk. Just call XTRMNTR the BATTLE OF LONDON."Entertainment Weekly (5/19/00, p.74) - "...Mixes thunderous big beats and red-alert synth squalls into a loose concept album that rails against political oppression and other evils....the U.K.'s most adventurous pop band-turned-white-noise addicts." - Rating: B+Q (7/01, p.90) - Included in Q's "50 Heaviest Albums of All Time".Q (1/01, p.93) - Included in Q's "50 Best Albums of 2000".Q (3/00, p.110) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...a darkly uncompromising and often difficult record: uneasy, sinister and, in layman's terms, a bloody racket....anyone with the first notion about rock'n'roll will catch thye whiff authentic mayhem here....as avant-garde as the mainstream gets..."Alternative Press (11/00, p.144) - Included in AP's "10 Essential Political-Revolution Albums"Alternative Press (5/00, p.75) - 4 out of 5 - "...a Baskin-Robbins shop that makes 31 flavors of amphetamine sulfate instead of ice cream: each flavor is totally wired and totally tasty..."Magnet (1-2/01, p.45) - Included in Magnet's "20 Best Albums of 2000" - "...Hypnotic, frenzied songs...reinvigorate tired pop standards and introduce a new world order..."The Wire (1/01, p.34) - Included in Wire's "50 Records Of The Year".CMJ (1/08/01, p.17) - Included in CMJ's "Best of the Year" for 2000.CMJ (5/00, p.67) - "...They've ratcheted up the intensity quite a bit this time around....loud, kinetic bass and keyboards, a menacing mix of abrasive squeals, block-rockin' beats and post-'Blue Monday' electropop..."Mojo (Publisher) (p.59) - Ranked #65 in Mojo's "100 Modern Classics" -- "[A] harsh marriage of pounding electro and speaker-blowing punk rock..."Mojo (Publisher) (2/00, p.87) - "...a continuation of that sub-basement tapes attitude, frayed memories of revolutionary music...crafted into a rare kind of discordant anti-pop malevolence....Brutal, aggressive [and] subterranean..."NME (Magazine) (12/30/00, p.77) - Rated #2 in NME's "Top 50 Albums Of The Year [2000]".NME (Magazine) (2/14/00, p.44) - "...obligatory, heavy, urban and set out to take the strain of a world at war with itself. Their finest music since SCREAMADELICA set an early high-water mark, and in dealable quantities, there was even jazz, too. Trrfc."0.197673

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Mojo (Publisher) (p.107) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "39 tracks, featuring pop smashes, rare mixes and deep cuts."0.1729639

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Rolling Stone (4/11/02, p.107) - Ranked #32 in Rolling Stone's "50 Coolest Records".Rolling Stone (5/13/99, p.80) - Included in Rolling Stone's "Essential Recordings of the 90's."Rolling Stone (4/3/97, pp.63-64) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...You can dance to it until your limbs turn to tapioca or just sit, listen and have your mind blown inside out....it burns the whole rock vs. techno argument into a fine white ash....Put it on, turn it up and let yourself be moved."Spin (9/99, p.123) - Ranked #10 in Spin Magazine's "90 Greatest Albums of the '90s."Spin (1/98, p.86) - Ranked #10 on Spin's list of the "Top 20 Albums Of The Year."Spin (5/97, p.109) - 8 (out of 10) - "...Their digitally dense breakbeat workouts offer a funk-at-your-own-risk proposition....All the Brothers want, God forbid, is to create a better place for just one night by cramming together all their favorite records. No more, no less..."Entertainment Weekly (4/18/97, pp.64-65) - "...DIG YOUR OWN HOLE may epitomize sound as substance, a dubious distinction at worst. But those sounds (like recycled voice snippets) become alluring hooks in and of themselves, bringing the record as close to pop as techno has come so far..."- Rating: AQ (10/01, p.63) - Ranked #29 in Q's "Best 50 Albums of Q's Lifetime"Q (12/99, p.92) - Included in Q Magazine's "90 Best Albums Of The 1990s."Q (6/00, p.72) - Ranked #42 in Q's "100 Greatest British Albums"Q (1/98, p.111) - Included in Q Magazine's "50 Best Albums of 1997."Q (5/97, pp.116-117) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...it is DIG YOUR OWN HOLE'S joyful revival of seemingly unfashionable sounds from yesterdisco--a teeth-sucking hi-hat on `It Doesn't Matter,' a bass that's positively Level 42 on the title track, tons of outmoded hip hop punctuation of the `Yes yes, y'all' variety...--that makes it such a rare treat..."Alternative Press (5/00, p.120) - Included in AP's "10 Essential Dance Albums That Rock" - "...Mixing block-rocking beats, acidic synth lines and high-profile guest stars, they convinced many people to call them the best 'rock' band around..."Option (5-6/97, pp.96-97) - "...a techno masterpiece....A nearly continuous mix blending funk, disco and hard trance, the disc never goes flat or runs short on sonic ideas....This kicks atomic booty."Melody Maker (12/20-27/97, pp.66-67) - Ranked #22 on Melody Maker's list of 1997's "Albums Of The Year."Village Voice (2/24/98) - Ranked #12 in the Village Voice's 1997 Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll.Village Voice (4/8/97, pp.65-69) - "...the duo's fondness for distortion, feedback, and rocklike noises makes air-guitar players feel right at home....While the Chemical Brothers successfully present themselves in a live context like a band, the duo mostly represents the next chapter in electronic music's increasing domination of global youth culture..."Village Voice (4/15/97, p.62) - "Their secret isn't technowizardry, formal daring, or Lord help us eclecticism. As with so many pop wunderkinds, it's spirit--generous, jubilant, unfazed by industrial doom, in love with energy and sound. Noel Gallagher only wishes he had their heart..." - Rating: A-NME (Magazine) (12/20-27/97, pp.78-79) - Ranked #12 in NME's 1997 Critics' Poll.0.1571944

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Rolling Stone (4/11/02, p.107) - Ranked #32 in Rolling Stone's "50 Coolest Records".Rolling Stone (5/13/99, p.80) - Included in Rolling Stone's "Essential Recordings of the 90's."Rolling Stone (4/3/97, pp.63-64) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...You can dance to it until your limbs turn to tapioca or just sit, listen and have your mind blown inside out....it burns the whole rock vs. techno argument into a fine white ash....Put it on, turn it up and let yourself be moved."Spin (9/99, p.123) - Ranked #10 in Spin Magazine's "90 Greatest Albums of the '90s."Spin (1/98, p.86) - Ranked #10 on Spin's list of the "Top 20 Albums Of The Year."Spin (5/97, p.109) - 8 (out of 10) - "...Their digitally dense breakbeat workouts offer a funk-at-your-own-risk proposition....All the Brothers want, God forbid, is to create a better place for just one night by cramming together all their favorite records. No more, no less..."Entertainment Weekly (4/18/97, pp.64-65) - "...DIG YOUR OWN HOLE may epitomize sound as substance, a dubious distinction at worst. But those sounds (like recycled voice snippets) become alluring hooks in and of themselves, bringing the record as close to pop as techno has come so far..."- Rating: AQ (10/01, p.63) - Ranked #29 in Q's "Best 50 Albums of Q's Lifetime"Q (12/99, p.92) - Included in Q Magazine's "90 Best Albums Of The 1990s."Q (6/00, p.72) - Ranked #42 in Q's "100 Greatest British Albums"Q (1/98, p.111) - Included in Q Magazine's "50 Best Albums of 1997."Q (5/97, pp.116-117) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...it is DIG YOUR OWN HOLE'S joyful revival of seemingly unfashionable sounds from yesterdisco--a teeth-sucking hi-hat on `It Doesn't Matter,' a bass that's positively Level 42 on the title track, tons of outmoded hip hop punctuation of the `Yes yes, y'all' variety...--that makes it such a rare treat..."Alternative Press (5/00, p.120) - Included in AP's "10 Essential Dance Albums That Rock" - "...Mixing block-rocking beats, acidic synth lines and high-profile guest stars, they convinced many people to call them the best 'rock' band around..."Option (5-6/97, pp.96-97) - "...a techno masterpiece....A nearly continuous mix blending funk, disco and hard trance, the disc never goes flat or runs short on sonic ideas....This kicks atomic booty."Melody Maker (12/20-27/97, pp.66-67) - Ranked #22 on Melody Maker's list of 1997's "Albums Of The Year."Village Voice (2/24/98) - Ranked #12 in the Village Voice's 1997 Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll.Village Voice (4/8/97, pp.65-69) - "...the duo's fondness for distortion, feedback, and rocklike noises makes air-guitar players feel right at home....While the Chemical Brothers successfully present themselves in a live context like a band, the duo mostly represents the next chapter in electronic music's increasing domination of global youth culture..."Village Voice (4/15/97, p.62) - "Their secret isn't technowizardry, formal daring, or Lord help us eclecticism. As with so many pop wunderkinds, it's spirit--generous, jubilant, unfazed by industrial doom, in love with energy and sound. Noel Gallagher only wishes he had their heart..." - Rating: A-NME (Magazine) (12/20-27/97, pp.78-79) - Ranked #12 in NME's 1997 Critics' Poll.0.1571944

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Rolling Stone (4/11/02, p.107) - Ranked #32 in Rolling Stone's "50 Coolest Records".Rolling Stone (5/13/99, p.80) - Included in Rolling Stone's "Essential Recordings of the 90's."Rolling Stone (4/3/97, pp.63-64) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...You can dance to it until your limbs turn to tapioca or just sit, listen and have your mind blown inside out....it burns the whole rock vs. techno argument into a fine white ash....Put it on, turn it up and let yourself be moved."Spin (9/99, p.123) - Ranked #10 in Spin Magazine's "90 Greatest Albums of the '90s."Spin (1/98, p.86) - Ranked #10 on Spin's list of the "Top 20 Albums Of The Year."Spin (5/97, p.109) - 8 (out of 10) - "...Their digitally dense breakbeat workouts offer a funk-at-your-own-risk proposition....All the Brothers want, God forbid, is to create a better place for just one night by cramming together all their favorite records. No more, no less..."Entertainment Weekly (4/18/97, pp.64-65) - "...DIG YOUR OWN HOLE may epitomize sound as substance, a dubious distinction at worst. But those sounds (like recycled voice snippets) become alluring hooks in and of themselves, bringing the record as close to pop as techno has come so far..."- Rating: AQ (10/01, p.63) - Ranked #29 in Q's "Best 50 Albums of Q's Lifetime"Q (12/99, p.92) - Included in Q Magazine's "90 Best Albums Of The 1990s."Q (6/00, p.72) - Ranked #42 in Q's "100 Greatest British Albums"Q (1/98, p.111) - Included in Q Magazine's "50 Best Albums of 1997."Q (5/97, pp.116-117) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...it is DIG YOUR OWN HOLE'S joyful revival of seemingly unfashionable sounds from yesterdisco--a teeth-sucking hi-hat on `It Doesn't Matter,' a bass that's positively Level 42 on the title track, tons of outmoded hip hop punctuation of the `Yes yes, y'all' variety...--that makes it such a rare treat..."Alternative Press (5/00, p.120) - Included in AP's "10 Essential Dance Albums That Rock" - "...Mixing block-rocking beats, acidic synth lines and high-profile guest stars, they convinced many people to call them the best 'rock' band around..."Option (5-6/97, pp.96-97) - "...a techno masterpiece....A nearly continuous mix blending funk, disco and hard trance, the disc never goes flat or runs short on sonic ideas....This kicks atomic booty."Melody Maker (12/20-27/97, pp.66-67) - Ranked #22 on Melody Maker's list of 1997's "Albums Of The Year."Village Voice (2/24/98) - Ranked #12 in the Village Voice's 1997 Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll.Village Voice (4/8/97, pp.65-69) - "...the duo's fondness for distortion, feedback, and rocklike noises makes air-guitar players feel right at home....While the Chemical Brothers successfully present themselves in a live context like a band, the duo mostly represents the next chapter in electronic music's increasing domination of global youth culture..."Village Voice (4/15/97, p.62) - "Their secret isn't technowizardry, formal daring, or Lord help us eclecticism. As with so many pop wunderkinds, it's spirit--generous, jubilant, unfazed by industrial doom, in love with energy and sound. Noel Gallagher only wishes he had their heart..." - Rating: A-NME (Magazine) (12/20-27/97, pp.78-79) - Ranked #12 in NME's 1997 Critics' Poll.0.1571944

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Entertainment Weekly (12/14/01, p.84) - "...A characteristically smart compilation....a tidily eclectic set." - Rating: B+0.1482548

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