Wafer-thin indie sprite Bradford Cox continues to produce high-quality ethereal pop music with a single-minded focus and efficiency which would shame most production lines. This is his third album as Atlas Sound, following Let the Blind Lead Those Who Can See but Cannot Feel and Logos; he's also recorded several albums with Deerhunter and released a steady stream of music on his blog. What's remarkable is how consistent the quality of his work has been; quality has never been sacrificed for quality. Parallax is another very solid record, one which will please existing fans and win him a few new ones. It's seldom a remarkable work, and is unlikely to trouble many of the impending 'Best Of 2011' lists, but it is both consistent and enjoyable.
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Let The Blind Lead Those Who Cannot See But Cannot Feel
Date of birth
15th May, 1982
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