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Rustie / Glass Swords
Album:Glass Swords Collection:General
Artist:Rustie Added:Oct 2011
Label:Warp Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2011-10-30 Pull Date:2012-01-01 Charts:RPM/Electronica
Week Ending:Dec 18Dec 11Dec 4Nov 27Nov 20Nov 13Nov 6

 Recent Airplay
1.May 08, 2012:Clubbing Zeal
4.Dec 11, 2011:lost and found
After Light
2.Dec 13, 2011:There and Back Again
Hover Traps
5.Dec 06, 2011:Panorama Barbeque
Crystal Echo
3.Dec 13, 2011:Panorama Barbeque
After Light
6.Nov 29, 2011:There and Back Again
After Light

Album Review
Rasmus Rygaard
Reviewed 2011-11-01 
Chaotic shameless synth fusions. This is even more Hudson Hohawke than HudMo himself. Rustie has created an album of pure bliss. Everything on here is a hot mess, but after placing your tongue firmly in your cheek, you’ll stop asking yourself whether Rustie is actually being serious and just enjoy this masterpiece of a futuristic synth album. Fans of Night Slugs, Zomby, and, of course, Hudson Mohawke should give this a chance.
Try: Everything. And then 4, 13, 5, 10, 7, 8, and 3
FCC: Clean

1) 2:21 A weird synth guitar solo gradually unveiled. Spacey.
2) 3:47 * Heavy, cheesy 80s bass sound and a triumphant synth line on top.
3) 4:34 * Subtle synth pulse turning into BIG swooning beat. Manipulated vocals, glorious chorus.
4) 3:01 ** So, this turn the Seinfeld bass line into a frigging epic synth collision. Not as cheesy as it sounds, just plain awesome.
5) 3:09 ** Huge track. Over the top wobble and stabs.
6) 2:47 Pumping synth ride. I’m pretty sure that’s a vocoder
7) 4:00 * Lots of stuff going on here. Cruncy stabs, some wacky vocals, and a pretty epic lead synth
8) 3:25 Slightly scary sounds. Transitions to straightforward melody with a rusty bassline underneath
9) 3:49 Cascading synths ad nauseum. Squeaky super high-pitched vocals.
10) 3:43 ** Starts slowly, understated. Then, things go crazy. Huge stadium synths and cut-up vocal snippets
11) 1:18 A strange little interlude. Sounds like toy keyboard demo
12) 3:08 Playful and super 80s. Really cheesy vocal samples.
13) 3:23 ** Argh, so epic. So triumphant. Double, triple tempo jam. Sped up beyond any kind of reason, and it just blows you away from there with crazy synth plucking and teeny vocal snippets. Long fade.

Track Listing
1.Glass Swords 7.Ultra Thizz
2.Flash Back 8.Death Mountain
3.Surph 9.Cry Flames
4.Hover Traps 10.After Light
5.City Star 11.Ice Tunnels
6.Globes 12.All Nite
 13.Crystal Echo