Trans-Love Energies (album)

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Trans-Love Energies
Studio album by Death in Vegas
Released 26 September 2011
Recorded Metrosonic Studios, New York City
Genre Electronic rock
Length 54:09 (Standard Edition)
108:11 (Deluxe Edition)
Label Portobello
Producer Richard Fearless
Death in Vegas chronology
Satan's Circus
(2004)
Trans-Love Energies
(2011)

Trans-Love Energies is the fifth album by British electronica band Death in Vegas. It was released on 26 September 2011 in the United Kingdom via Portobello Records. The track "Your Loft My Acid", featuring guest vocals by Katie Stelmanis, was released as a digital-only single on 18 September 2011.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Silver Time Machine"   Richard Fearless 5:09
2. "Black Hole"   Fearless 4:54
3. "Your Loft My Acid"   Fearless, Katie Stelmanis 7:31
4. "Medication"   Fearless 5:06
5. "Coum"   Fearless 4:41
6. "Witchdance"   Fearless, Stelmanis 4:42
7. "Scissors"   Fearless 4:50
8. "Drone Reich"   Fearless 4:26
9. "Lightning Bolt"   Fearless 5:57
10. "Savage Love"   Fearless 6:58

Singles[edit]

  • "Your Loft My Acid" (digital only, 18 September 2011)

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
Source Rating
Metacritic 72/100[1]
Review scores
Source Rating
BBC Music (positive)[2]
Clash (7/10)[3]
Drowned in Sound (8/10)[4]
The Independent 2/5 stars[5]
musicOMH 4/5 stars[6]
NME (7/10)[7]
The Quietus (average)[8]
Resident Advisor 4.5/5 stars[9]
Slant 3.5/5 stars[10]
Uncut 3/5 stars[1]

Personnel[edit]

  • Richard Fearless – production, vocals (tracks 1, 4, 5, 7, 9, 10), synthesizer (tracks 1, 4, 5, 8, 9), guitar (track 2), drum programming (tracks 6, 9), keyboards (tracks 3, 6), photography
  • James Greenwood – programming, synthesizers (tracks 1, 3–5, 8, 9), drum programming (tracks 6, 9), keyboards (tracks 3, 6)
  • Katie Stelmanis – vocals (track 3)
  • Travis Caine – vocals & guitar (track 10)
  • Bill Skibbe – mixing (tracks 1, 3–10), synthesizers (tracks 5 and 8)
  • Ian Button – guitar (tracks 2, 9, 10)
  • M. Sord – drums (tracks 2, 4, 5, 9)
  • Shahzad Ismaily – bouzouki & banjo (track 1), percussion (track 2), bass (tracks 2, 9)
  • Morgan Wiley – synthesizers (track 1), keyboards (track 10)
  • Tim Fairplay – Roland TR-808 synthesizers (tracks 3–7)
  • Brent Arnold – cello (track 1)
  • Terry Miles – keyboards (track 10)
  • Doug Marvin – drums (track 10)
  • FearlessBeaven – design
Additional credits for the Deluxe Edition
  • Richard Fearless – production, vocals (tracks 12, 15, 18–20), synthesizer (tracks 12–20), guitar (track 2), drum programming (tracks 13, 17, 18), keyboards (tracks 3, 6), photography
  • James Greenwood – programming, synthesizers (tracks 12, 20), drum programming (tracks 13, 17), keyboards (track 1)
  • Katie Stelmanis – vocals (track 11, 18)
  • Angela Boyle – vocals (track 19)
  • Travis Caine – guitar (track 17), bass (track 15)
  • Bill Skibbe – mixing (tracks 15, 20), synthesizers (track 16), guitar & piano (track 20)
  • Finn Eiles – mixing (tracks 11, 12, 15, 20)
  • Steve Dub – mixing (tracks 13, 14)
  • Ian Button – guitar (track 17)
  • M. Sord – drums (tracks 16, 17, 20)
  • Shahzad Ismaily – bouzouki & banjo (track 15), percussion (track 2), bass (tracks 17)
  • Morgan Wiley – synthesizers (track 15)
  • Tim Fairplay – Roland TR-808 synthesizers (tracks 11, 12, 16, 20)
  • Brent Arnold – cello (track 15)
  • Jessica Ruffins – bass (track 20)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Critic Reviews for Trans-Love Energies". Metacritic. Retrieved 2011-10-31. 
  2. ^ Wade, Ian (15 September 2011). "Review of Death in Vegas – Trans-Love Energies". BBC Music. Retrieved 2011-10-31. 
  3. ^ Aaron, David (22 September 2011). "Death in Vegas – Trans-Love Energies". Clash. Retrieved 2013-06-30. 
  4. ^ Lucas, Dan (21 September 2011). "Death in Vegas – Trans-Love Energies". Drowned in Sound. Retrieved 2011-10-31. 
  5. ^ Gill, Andy (9 September 2011). "Album: Death in Vegas, Trans-Love Energies". The Independent (London). 
  6. ^ Hogwood, Ben (26 September 2011). "Death in Vegas – Trans-Love Energies". musicOMH. Retrieved 2013-06-30. 
  7. ^ Richards, Sam (20 September 2011). "Album Review: Death In Vegas – 'Trans-Love Energies'". NME. Retrieved 2011-10-31. 
  8. ^ Kennedy, Joe (28 September 2011). "Death in Vegas: Trans-Love Energies". The Quietus. Retrieved 2013-06-30. 
  9. ^ Girard, Stephane (7 October 2011). "Death in Vegas – Trans-Love Energies". Resident Advisor. Retrieved 2013-06-30. 
  10. ^ Cataldo, Jesse (4 October 2011). "Death in Vegas: Trans-Love Energies". Slant Magazine. Retrieved 2011-10-31. 

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