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Hudson Mohawke - "System" (Singles Going Steady)

The spark found as late as last year's "Chimes" seems to have dimmed.

John Garratt: Now here's a Frankenstein. The first 60 seconds, like a skyscraper, points directly up. Then comes that drum "introduction" that sounds like it was formulated by a ten-year-old. The aerial views continue despite being grounded in the digital muck and mire. Fortunately the opening theme is restated at the halfway mark. The cryptic/dehumanizing aspects of the video are also a nice touch. [6/10]

Brian Duricy: There was a time when Hudson Mohawke was making music that, especially in the critical sphere, sounded like little else. Now, after the release of the middling Lantern, the spark found as late as last year's "Chimes" seems to have dimmed. [5/10]

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