Chiastic Slide

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Chiastic Slide
Studio album by Autechre
Released 24 February 1997[1]
Genre IDM, Ambient
Length 69:53
Label Warp Records
Producer Autechre
Autechre chronology
Chiastic Slide

Chiastic Slide is the fourth studio album by the British electronic music group Autechre, released 24 February 1997 by Warp Records.


Chiastic Slide was released on 24 February 1997.[1] It did not receive a release in the United States until Warp Records began distributing its own releases there in 2001. Autechre produced five remixes of the fourth track, "Cichli", on their subsequent EP Cichlisuite (1997). The sleeve was designed by Sheffield-based design agency The Designers Republic.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
The Milk Factory 5/5 stars [2]

Allmusic critic John Bush panned Chiastic Slide as being an underwhelming follow-up to 1995's Tri Repetae, saying it was too repetitive and lacked ideas.[1] Tim Barr in Techno: the Rough Guide called Chiastic Slide "The aural equivalent of being at the bottom of the sea."[3] He went on to say the album was "Dark, claustrophobic... yet full of strange beauty".[3]

Misc Info[edit]

The third track from this album "Tewe" was featured as the opening song for Adio's One Step Beyond skate video which was released in 2002.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Cipater" 8:56
2. "Rettic AC" 2:08
3. "Tewe" 6:56
4. "Cichli" 8:52
5. "Hub" 7:35
6. "Calbruc" 3:51
7. "Recury" 9:44
8. "Pule" 8:33
9. "Nuane" 13:13
Total length: 69:53

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d Bush, John. "Chiastic Slide Review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 23 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Autechre Chiastic Slide". Retrieved 31 July 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Barr, Tim (2000). Techno: the Rough Guide. Rough Guides. p. 27.