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Sbtrkt

June 27, 2011

$9.49
Song Title
Time
Popularity  
1
Heatwave
2:53
2
Hold On (feat. Sampha)
3:26
3
Wildfire (feat. Little Dragon)
3:21
4
Sanctuary (feat. Jessie Ware and Sampha)
3:51
5
Trials Of The Past (feat. Sampha)
4:24
6
Right Thing To Do (feat. Jessie Ware)
3:22
7
Something Goes Right (feat. Sampha)
4:59
8
Pharaohs (feat. Roses Gabor)
3:38
9
Ready Set Loop
3:06
10
Never Never (feat. Sampha)
3:57
11
Go Bang
3:31
12
Living Like I Do (Feat. Sampha) (Bonus Track)
2:53

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Product Details

  • Original Release Date: June 27, 2011
  • Label: Young Turks
  • Copyright: 2011 Young Turks
  • Total Length: 43:21
  • Genres:
  • ASIN: B0054LRR3S
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,457 Paid in MP3 Albums (See Top 100 Paid in MP3 Albums)

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If you like great music, buy this CD.
BookBlogic
I really love electronic/dance music, but it's rare that I hear something in that genre that really blows me away.
Douglas King
A great soundtrack to a daily walk or background music when hanging out with friends.
Clement Hovey

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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Douglas King VINE VOICE on July 18, 2011
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
I really love electronic/dance music, but it's rare that I hear something in that genre that really blows me away. Sbtrkt is the first artist in a while to really turn me on.

People keep calling this "dubstep". I have no idea what that means, so maybe I'm getting old and out of touch. If anything, this album reminds me of vintage Massive Attack ... where hypnotic, minimalist production is paired with soulful vocalists (as well as the occasional track with no vocals at all). Equal parts sexy and trippy, it's the kind of album that could be just as useful in the bedroom as it is in the club.
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9 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Hbar on January 11, 2012
Format: MP3 Music
I used to have a difficult time getting my head around what SBTRKT or other artists like him do to put together a track. I can imagine a band sitting around a studio playing their instruments, but I couldn't generate the same picture of SBTRKT's creative process. At least that was the case until I heard SBTRKT's remix of Radiohead's Lotus Flower on Tkol Rmx 1234567. Here was a song that I love being remade into something similar but distinctly unique. SBTRKT reworked and manipulated Radiohead's recording to create something that reflected the original song but also stands as a distinct creative work.

Listening to Radiohead's version of Lotus Flower and then listening to SBTRKT's remix shattered my conception of a song. We know the words, we know the music, we know our favorite songs like we know our best friends. We are accustomed to thinking about a song as a something that exists as a fixed entity, but songs are malleable constructions that are subject to manipulation, evolution, and change.

With the idea of music's transitory nature in mind, Sbtrkt becomes more than a series of songs to judge. It's more like listening to a snapshot, a sonic moment captured in time. The album is what these songs were at the moment they were recorded. This recorded version is one of a nearly infinite series of solutions to the puzzle of how to combine a collection of sounds into a harmonious whole. Sound, music, our perception of how things sound, is in constant flux. This album is island of order and regularity amid the ambient cacophony of life.

Rather than jamming with his bandmates to come up with the next hit, SBTRKT mixes, cuts, manipulates, distorts, and blends sound to create beauty. He paints with sound.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jeremy Crawford on October 31, 2013
Format: Vinyl Verified Purchase
SBTRKT (pronounced Subtract) is an incredible band. They make incredible music and this CD is just amazing. I have the Vinyl LP and a free digital copy that Amazon provided for me using their Auto-Rip program.

The songs are an eclectic mix yet they go so well together as a while album. I wish I could see SBTRKT live because I hear they put on an amazing show. This album has a few different Vocalist such as the lead singer from Little Dragon and Sampha. Each adding something specials to each song.

I listen to this on my way to work and while working out. I couldn't recommend this more!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Clement Hovey on May 26, 2012
Format: MP3 Music
A great soundtrack to a daily walk or background music when hanging out with friends. Not so crazy to be distracting, but enough to get you moving....and thinking. If you want to check out a cool mix look for this album check out the mix with Iggy Azalea, more lyrics for a party.
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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Matthew Douangboupha on June 30, 2011
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SBTRKT is a anonymous producer from England. His beats are what I would call a mix of hip hop and dubstep but with a great pop sensibility. Most of the vocals on this album are provided by Sampah, which range from good to great. But my favorite track on this album is the Single Wildfire featuring Yukimi Nagano of Swedish band Little Dragon.
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By R. Chung on April 20, 2014
Format: Audio CD Verified Purchase
Thanks for the written note. CD came as described. In decent condition CD works well and all that jazz. Word
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Format: Audio CD
I am an avid YouTube surfer but I hadn't crossed any music by SBTRKT until a trip to Australia, as a matter of fact I mistakenly had thought I was listening to MSTRKRFT for awhile. I would definitely compare this artist to James Blake who is one of my favorite singers by far, unique voices for their music type, SBTRKT being a bit more in the electro-dance genre. Two heavy hitting songs on this album for me were "Hold On" and "Wildfire", I would definitely give those a listen before purchasing the entire copy. While I have heard this CD countless times I have never actually owned a copy of it. So in my process of figuring out whether to buy the digital copy from Amazon or iTunes I found for $9.99 the iTunes version offers an additional 2 bonus tracks (13 Tracks altogether). I am not the type of person who buys albums often unless they make a huge impression on me so it's very rare I purchase the complete work of most artists I like, this is one of those rare occasions.
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By Tori on December 24, 2013
Format: Vinyl Verified Purchase
I'm not here to rant about the music, it's fabulous. I'm here to rant about how poorly pressed this LP is- the second song on side a, titled side "hold on" isn't right- the needle skips over large portions of the song. From the first play it sounded awful. upon further examining the vinyl it looks as if there are slanted grooves. Hoping I can get a refund and a better record.
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