CD Review: Mogwai "Rave Tapes" - BassPlayer.com

CD Review: Mogwai "Rave Tapes"

Not content to be the elder statesmen of the Glasgow post-rock scene, the five regulators of Mogwai have diversified into soundtracks (most recently for the French TV series Les Revenants)—a move that underpins their latest album.
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Not content to be the elder statesmen of the Glasgow post-rock scene, the five regulators of Mogwai have diversified into soundtracks (most recently for the French TV series Les Revenants)—a move that underpins their latest album. Dominic Aitchison provides the immovable anchor to moody songs that take on a darker electronic edge than past outings, from the sci-fi chrome chiller “Unmurdered” to the Moroder-esque ballad “The Lord Is Out of Control.”

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