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Treasure Gnomes

and Lachi - Messages (digital single)

Review by Gary Hill

This new single lands firmly in the zone of dance music. As such I'm not the target audience by any means. Still, I can (and should always) see beyond my own tastes to describe music on its merits and in its own world. And, this does have merits.

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Track by Track Review
Messages
Trippy electronic textures open the piece. The vocals come in over the top of that. They are far too heavily processed for my tastes, but I suppose it works for this song. The tune gets into some energetic dance grooves as it continues. It almost feels like a dance remix more than the original version of a song. It has a good groove and some hooks, but overall is processed to the point of losing track of anything that feels human. Still, for this type of music, it's effective.
 
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