Ginger (Speedy J album)

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Ginger
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Studio album by Speedy J
Released 21 June 1993 (1993-06-21)
Studio The Plant
Genre IDM, ambient, techno
Length 64:02
Label Plus 8, Warp
Producer Jochem Paap
Speedy J chronology
Ginger
(1993)
G-Spot
(1995)
Artificial Intelligence series chronology
Dimension Intrusion
(1993)
Ginger
(1993)
Incunabula
(1993)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]

Ginger is a 1993 studio album by Speedy J. It is the sixth release in Warp's Artificial Intelligence series. It peaked at number 68 on the UK Albums Chart.

"De-Orbit" also appears on the Artificial Intelligence compilation album. In 2014, Fact placed it at number 9 on its list of the "100 greatest IDM tracks".[2]

Critical reception[edit]

AllMusic's Joshua Glazer awarded the album 4 stars out of 5, saying, "Every sound is magnificently structured, in perfect pitch and timbre with every other sound, making Ginger a masterpiece of techno music as audio design."[1] Writing for A Guide to Essential Ambient & Downtempo Albums, Mike Watson described Ginger as "among the finest lounge-room techno or 'electronic listening music' releases of the decade."[3]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Ginger" 7:20
2. "Fill 4" 2:14
3. "Beam Me Up!" 5:43
4. "R2 D2" 5:49
5. "Fill 14" 4:07
6. "Jackpot" 1:06
7. "Basic Design" 7:53
8. "Perfect Pitch" 7:14
9. "Flashback" 6:02
10. "Fill 15" 2:40
11. "Pepper" 7:42
12. "De-Orbit" 6:12

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
UK Albums (OCC)[4] 68

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Glazer, Joshua. "Ginger - Speedy J". AllMusic. Retrieved 28 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "The 100 greatest IDM tracks". Fact. 22 September 2014. Retrieved 28 April 2017. 
  3. ^ Watson, Mike. "Jochem Paap aka Speedy J". A Guide to Essential Ambient & Downtempo Albums. Archived from the original on 10 February 2015. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  4. ^ "Speedy J". UK Albums Chart. Retrieved 28 April 2017. 

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