The Amateur View
Top Customer Reviews
The palette of instruments is essentially the same on each song, with drums, synth melodies, occasional strings or acoustical guitar backing up the various bleepery. Occasionally the band resemble early Autechre ("This Sandy Piece") or grate more than fascinate ("She loves Animals") , but as a whole they succeed in bringing warmth to cold machinery. And at a little over 40 minutes, they get their point across without getting too monotonous.
Well, whatever genre this fits in, The Amateur View is a winner. After the 42 minutes of playing time had finished, I clicked the mouse and started the CD again. I didn't know to what place To Rococo Rot had taken me with their music - all I knew was that I was definitely not ready to leave. Not until I listened just one more time...
Most Recent Customer Reviews
As a bona fide electronica buff, I really wanted to like this album having heard so may good things about it. To me, however, this was a major disappointment. Read morePublished on October 26, 2001 by Mons
Si bien este disco de To Rococo Rot podría enmarcarse dentro del ámbito de la música electrónica (aunque también algo al post-rock), debido al... Read morePublished on November 27, 2000 by Felipe Cussen A.
The first thing i wanna say is... they produced for Saint Etienne! The match is perfect, 'The Sound of Water' is simply the best SE album EVER! Read morePublished on August 25, 2000 by MaddKhameleon