Beyond the valley of vinyl - Page 2

Multiple Otomo is an ear-scorching blast of mind's-eye candy

While many of Otomo's activities are a retro audiophile dude's worst nightmare come to life, "Vinyls" is also playfully disrespectful in its approach to the collector mentality, putting an Al Green Hi Records classic through tortures while ultimately saving the worst violence for Evita and Supertramp. (Ah, sweet justice.) Though Otomo frequently proves you don't need records to play a record player, on "Tinfoil," two bits of the titular object begin to resemble the legs of a dancer with an extreme case of the jitters.

Frankly, any object that finds itself near the hands of Otomo Yoshihide should have a case of the jitters. It's bound to discover that its end justifies his means. *

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