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Unreasonable Behavior

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Unreasonable Behavior

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Laurent Garnier
genre:
Electronic

We gave it a B

Laurent Garnier is the elder statesman of French DJ music, a techno traditionalist who always leavened his austere beats with a certain jouissance. His sound has grown, and his latest, Unreasonable Behavior, unleashes acoustic bass, free-jazzy horns, and assorted birds in a rugged electro-soundscape. More restrained than Gallic offspring like Daft Punk (sometimes a plus), he can still make skull-exploding dance tracks, as ”The Sound of the Big Babou” proves. Maturity has its benefits. B

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