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Null Device / Press

“...But when Null Device draws from Depeche Mode on Suspending Belief—particularly on album highlight “Notes From The Fallen”—it sounds like a B-side that never was from Mode’s 2005 effort Playing The Angel. The tastefully reverberated vocal melodies of multi-instrumentalist Eric Oehler rise and fall over a pulse of word-tinged rhythms and synths that soar and bounce behind a thin layer of what sounds like sitar...the warped, shuffling synth hooks of “Blow My Mind,” the punchy, string-laden “Inkblots,” and the entrancing sequencing and Bertrand Russell-alluding lyrics of “Teapots Orbiting” round out Suspending Belief quite nicely, offering a refreshing perspective on a genre that’s overshadowed by dance-party kitsch.”

Joel Shanahan - The Onion AVClub

“....Null Device has bridged production and live instrumentation to show there’s more to electronic music than beats per minute. ... I’ve yet to hear a local disc this year that matches the sonic diversity, musical depth and substance of Suspending Belief. It’s one of my early favorites of 2010.”

Rich Albertoni - The Isthmus

“Madison's Null Device has grown more and more eclectic in methodical steps: Last year's Excursions not only pulled together electronica, Middle Eastern and Indian music, industrial and pop, but also made sense out of the crossbreeds...”

The Onion
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