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Becoming X

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Becoming X

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Virgin
genre:
Electronic

We gave it a B+

Tricky and Portishead may have secured a trip-hop niche in pop, but Sneaker Pimps have the potential to go mainstream. Whether massaging the senses with smooth, seductive grooves or spacing out in the beat-happy jungle of drum-and-bass, Sneaker Pimps manage to be ominously spooky on Becoming X without indulging in Tricky’s gothic pretension and hypnotic without lapsing into Portishead’s one-note gloom.