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  • Outliine [Warner Bros./RFC, 1979] B-

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Outliine [Warner Bros./RFC, 1979]
The record of the year on the disco circuit earns its title by rejecting the washes of strings and brass outsiders associate with the form for a consciously minimalist exploration of mechanical dance rhythm, devoid of even the appearance of melody or meaningfulness. This is great in theory, and maybe on the circuit; but it comes out of my speakers dry and cold. B-