Tides (Arovane album)

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Released1 June 2000 (2000-06-01)
Label City Centre Offices
Producer Uwe Zahn
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Tides is the second studio album by German electronic music producer Arovane, released on 1 June 2000 by City Centre Offices. [1]


Critical reception

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Muzik 5/5 [3]
NME 8/10 [4]
Pitchfork 8.8/10 [5]

Resident Advisor placed Tides at number 99 on its list of the 100 best albums of the 2000s; in an accompanying write-up, critic Todd Burns dubbed the album "a small masterpiece of ambient music that seemed to have nary a Max/MSP patch in sight." [6] In 2017, Tides was ranked at number 44 on Pitchfork 's list of "The 50 Best IDM Albums of All Time". [7]

Track listing

All tracks are written by Uwe Zahn.

4."Tomorrow Morning"1:51
6."A Secret"4:39
7."The Storm"7:23
Total length:39:51


Credits are adapted from the album's liner notes. [8]

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  8. Tides (liner notes). Arovane. City Centre Offices. 2000. TowerblockCD001.CS1 maint: others (link)