Forging ever bolder and emotive paths through electronic music, Plaid release their 10th studio album ‘Polymer’ via Warp Records. The album’s 13 tracks cover energetic bangers, bright melodic visceral rhythms and hypnotic wombic textures to create perhaps their most cohesive, direct album to date.
“Plaid continue to push the envelope for expansive electronic music” Future Music Album of the Month 9/10
“Bursts with innovative beats and melodic touches” Uncut 8/10
“A cerebral electronica” Q Magazine ★★★★
“Intense, fired up and as exploratory as ever” Mixmag 8/10
“Plaid’s skill for composing melodies is near-unmatched in techno” Buzz ★★★★
“Beautifully futuristic” DJ Mag 7/10
“As crisp and as contemporary as ever” London in Stereo
“Minimal tracks stretch (and sometimes tangle) like long chains of extruded material, pulsing along into the future” The Wire
“Their best album yet” Electronic Sound
“Their best album in a decade” The Quietus
“Polymer tells us that Plaid remain a distinct and vital voice in the world of electronic art” Louder Than War
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