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  • Summary: The latest release for Canadian composer features music originally from sessions for a commission for songs based on the concepts of quantum physics, black holes and space.
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  • Record Label: FatCat Records
  • Genre(s): Electronic, Avant-Garde, Experimental Ambient, Experimental Electronic, Neo-Classical, Tape Music
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  1. Nov 5, 2018
    90
    Awe-inspiring and unforgettable.
  2. 85
    Thresholder is a triumph of meticulously detailed composition and, at the same time, a masterpiece that seems to evolve, albeit in an unnaturally sepulchral soundworld of fragmentation, from the simplest of sources into a life-affirming wholeness.
  3. Nov 5, 2018
    79
    Craig’s music is not concerned merely with his gadgets or the way he wants his voice to be. Thresholder is, instead, a summary of the way his voice might be heard or ignored or interpreted in a universe where activity and entropy only increase without bound.
  4. Nov 5, 2018
    70
    The release feels like what could've been, whereas Centres actually was, but it's still a beautiful, mystifying recording.