Modus Operandi (album)

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Modus Operandi
Modus Operandi (Photek album cover).jpg
Studio album by Photek
Released 9 September 1997 (1997-09-09)
Genre Drum and bass[1]
Length 70:12
Label Science, Astralwerks
Producer Photek
Photek chronology
Risc vs. Reward
(1997)Risc vs. Reward1997
Modus Operandi
(1997)
Form & Function
(1998)Form & Function1998
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[2]
Pitchfork 9.3/10[3]
Rolling Stone 3.5/5 stars[4]

Modus Operandi is the debut studio album by British drum and bass artist Photek. It was released on 9 September 1997 on the Virgin Records sublabel Science in Europe and on Astralwerks in the US.

In 2012, Fact placed it at number 81 on its list of the "100 Best Albums of the 1990s".[5] In 2013, Spin named it one of the 20 best Astralwerks albums.[6]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "The Hidden Camera" 6:48
2. "Smoke Rings" 6:27
3. "Minotaur" 5:20
4. "Aleph 1" 8:40
5. "124" 6:59
6. "Axiom" 6:01
7. "Trans 7" 7:50
8. "Modus Operandi" 7:04
9. "KJZ" 7:48
10. "The Fifth Column" 7:09

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
UK Albums (OCC)[7] 30

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Essential Drum and Bass – Modus Operandi by Photek". artistxite. 6 August 2012. Retrieved 12 April 2017. 
  2. ^ Parker, Chris. "Modus Operandi - Photek". AllMusic. Retrieved 12 April 2017. 
  3. ^ Schreiber, Ryan (31 December 1999). "Photek: Modus Operandi". Pitchfork. Archived from the original on 30 September 2008. Retrieved 12 April 2017. 
  4. ^ Kun, Josh (16 September 1999). "Photek: Modus Operandi". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2 October 2007. Retrieved 12 April 2017. 
  5. ^ "The 100 Best Albums of the 1990s". Fact. 3 September 2012. Retrieved 12 April 2017. 
  6. ^ "Photek - Modus Operandi (1997)". Spin. 30 July 2013. Retrieved 12 April 2017. 
  7. ^ "Photek | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart Retrieved 12 April 2017.

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