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Mart Avi album review: MU magazine

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Thanks in part to an extraordinary music and arts showcase ‘Tallinn Music Week’, the Baltic State of Estonia is now something of a bohemian hub of future-facing culture and ideas. Mart Avi could be a poster-boy for the republic right now and this album arrives via the astonishingly titled ‘Porridge Bullet’ label, run by Estonian tastemaker Raul Saaremets. Dream-pop, broken beats, euphoric electronica and bedroom sound-design all mutate across 10 luscious tracks that bring to mind the incongruous likes of Japan, Autechre, David Lynch and Wild Beasts, all topped by Avi’s David Sylvian-esque croon…”

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