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Dwayne Sodahberk Unfortunately

Step one in dismantling glitch's static hegemony: bring vocals back into computer music. Step two requires beefing up its tinny, click-ridden sound with acoustic instruments like drums, electric guitars and stand-up bass. By this logic, Sweden's Dwayne Sodahberk is already two steps ahead of his brethren, producing an album that brings experimental pop full circle to its '90s-era prototype, My Bloody Valentine. More than mere twee folktronica, the superb verily teems with billowy guitar refrains, gauzy atmospherics and barely-there vocals, confirming that while Sodahberk may be gazing at his shoes, he has nothing to be ashamed about.

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