AZD (LP)


Actress

Vinyl
Buy
$26.98
SHIPS FREE in U.S.
Also available in: CD, Vinyl LP

Amoeba Review

04/19/2017

AZD, the heady new album from Actress, is based around the concept of chrome — specifically the way chrome reflects one’s image back at oneself, and in the way chrome seems to remove all color, leaving only a sort of black-and-white bleakness. It’s actually a perfect comparison for the outsider house on display here. The album begins, rather coldly, defined by this surface, mechanical perfection. However, there’s a turning point halfway through the album, marked by the fantastic “Runner” and its New Order-style repetitive synth beats, at which the tracks seem to break free, gaining life, momentum, and a bit of emotion that’ll sneak up on listeners. Highly recommended for fans of urban life, brutalist architecture, and experimental house.



Track Listing



Side A Titles
Artist
Length
1.
NIMBUS
Actress 00:54
2.
UNTITLED 7
Actress 05:13
3.
FANTASYNTH
Actress 05:02
4.
BLUE WINDOW
Actress 03:42


Side B Titles
Artist
Length
1.
CYN
Actress 03:18
2.
X22RME
Actress 05:04
3.
RUNNER
Actress 05:12


Side C Titles
Artist
Length
1.
ALLING RIZLAS
Actress 02:25
2.
DANCING IN THE SMOKE
Actress 06:21
3.
FAURE IN CHROME
Actress 06:02


Side D Titles
Artist
Length
1.
THERE’S AN ANGEL IN THE SHOWER
Actress 07:33
2.
VISA
Actress 04:29

Vinyl
Buy
$26.98
SHIPS FREE in U.S.
Also available in: CD , LP
Soylent / Amoeba Banner
Amoeba Accepts Paypal - Start Digging!
Subscribe to Vinyl News
x Sign-up for emails, sales alerts & more:


loading...

Register


New customers, create your Amoeba.com account here. Its quick and easy!


Register

Don't want to register? Feel free to make a purchase as a guest!

Checkout as Guest

Currently, we do not allow digital purchases without registration

Close

Register

Become a member of Amoeba.com. It's easy and quick!

All fields required.

An error has occured - see below:

Already have an account? Log in.

Close

Forgot Password






To reset your password, enter your registration e-mail address.




Close

Forgot Username





Enter your registration e-mail address and we'll send you your username.




Close

Amoeba Newsletter Sign Up

Submit
Close