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Double Figure


Download links and information about Double Figure. This album was released in 2001 and it belongs to Electronica, Techno, Industrial, Rock, Dancefloor, Dance Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 19 tracks with total duration of 01:10:00 minutes.

Release date: 2001
Genre: Electronica, Techno, Industrial, Rock, Dancefloor, Dance Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 19
Duration: 01:10:00
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No. Title Length
1. Eyen (feat. Benet Walsh) (Plaid) 4:20
2. Squance (Plaid) 5:01
3. Assault On Precinct Zero (Plaid) 4:28
4. Zamami (Plaid) 4:05
5. Silversum (Plaid) 4:15
6. Ooh Be Do (Plaid) 4:27
7. Light Rain (Plaid) 3:50
8. Tak 1 (Plaid) 1:01
9. New Family (Plaid) 5:18
10. Zala (Plaid) 4:45
11. Twin Home (Plaid) 5:11
12. Tak 2 (Plaid) 1:08
13. Sincetta (Plaid) 5:00
14. Tak 3 (Plaid) 0:50
15. Porn Coconut Co. (Plaid) 4:52
16. Tak 4 (Plaid) 0:59
17. Ti Bom (feat. Tim Hutton) (Plaid) 4:53
18. Tak 5 (Plaid) 0:51
19. Manyme (feat. Mara Carlyle) (Plaid) 4:46



Inspired to get back to basics after the release of the Trainer retrospective, Plaid returned in 2001 with an LP of tough machine music, closer to the melancholy beatbox style of their mid-'90s singles than the rangy, dynamic sound of 1999's Rest Proof Clockwork. Except for the cycling guitar-like lines on the opener "Eyen," there aren't many traditional-sounding instruments on Double Figure. Instead, the duo balances precise, simple-yet-subtle percussion programs and heavily evocative techno (both have always been Plaid's strong points), cycling through nearly 20 tracks with several shorter mood-setters — a series of tracks named "Tak" reminiscent of their work on Black Dog Productions touchstones like Bytes and Spanners. As always, Handley and Turner take great care with their productions, using a continually building style of electronic composition that gradually adds new effects, then even more gradually tweaks those effects for maximum subtlety. Working with the same template that inspired Plaid classics like "Choke and Fly" and "Angry Dolphin," the highlights "Squance" and "Assault on Precinct Zero" are raw rhythm tracks outfitted with moody melodics. The duo also works in more atmospheric territory with "Zamami" and "Light Rain" (the latter's warm, fuzzy tones fit the title perfectly). They may have been overly ambitious to stretch techno into new territory by working in traditional sounds, but Plaid recorded one of their most intricate, rewarding, best albums when they finally looked back to the tracks that first made them legends in the techno community.