Spin - "[I]t turns out Gillespie's rounded-off edges are more flavorful than most people his age, or maybe so few alt-rock stalwarts are using wah-wah and congas in 2016 that these clichés have taken on new resonance..."
NME (Magazine) - "CHAOSMOSIS frequently gazes inwards....Over the course of a 35-year career defined by excess, reinvention and the occasional brush with genius, Primal Scream have made all sorts of albums, but not one quite like this."
Clash (magazine) - "[A]n album designed to be embraced. The subject matter may be preoccupied with emotional separation and the complexities of sustaining relationships, but a good proportion of this record was built with dancing in mind."
Similar to how Evil Heat represented a diminishment of XTRMNTR -- the back-to-back highlights Vanishing Point and XTRMNTR being the exception that proves the Primal Scream rule -- Chaosmosis finds Primal Scream scaling back its predecessor, narrowing its vistas so it seems as if they were composed with the assistance of an old Casio. Often, there's a rhythm that starts to kick, a texture that seduces, and these elements lie there, pulsating in neon. Primal Scream often turns this kaleidoscope of color into something resembling pleasing background music. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
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