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what does no one ever talk about the trees?

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#1 Suffocate Peon

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 06:58 PM

autechre have single tracks more varied and fascinating than other musicians entire output.

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 09:33 PM

Love the trees. If Sublimit weren't one of the best songs ever made i'd be wondering why The Trees wasn't the closer of the album

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 11:58 PM

the end section sounds like one time when my monomachine's DSP crashed (or somehow malfunctioned?), I remember asking about it in the AAA thread but got a response of "it's the sound of the trees" lol

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Posted 09 February 2018 - 05:52 PM

The Trees seems well liked enough. I guess when thinking about Untilted, people often mention the opening four tracks, maybe pick out Sublimit, maybe give a shout out to Iera, whilst Fermium and The Trees get forgotten a little (and it repeats progression processes already seen throughout earlier album tracks, so could be read as more predictable by that point). The Trees also has an intelligible title, and these tracks are prone to distrust from a stereotypical ae nutter. Untilted is also such a great album that some of the tracks unfairly defer to the album experience in full.