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Music Review: 'Aural and Hearty'

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Aural & Hearty

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
genre:
Electronic

We gave it a B-

Cosmopolitan kitsch and big, dopey grooves make up the bulk of Aural and Hearty, the third release from Adam Dorn, the one-man show behind Mocean Worker. Dorn, whose father, Joel, has a great résumé as a jazz and soul producer, uses samples and synthesizers to create a sociable (if vacuous) sonic environment. Half the songs pump to a clubby beat; the other half revisit the cocktail revival, with mixed results. B-