Ye musicians take note: This is how to put together a drone album.
After beginning to grow semi-bored with albums that were nothing more than a genre name, it was a pleasant surprise to hear this one. The precision, the assembly, everything about the album is a testament to how carefully it was put together.
"Medir" features eleven tracks of which some are sparse, some are layered, and some are silent. Silence is a tricky thing to use in music, few things are more pretentious to release, but here the silence is played as an instrument in its own right. It just makes sense. The noise and sounds used all work extremely well together, creating an atmosphere that doesn't appear to be trying to convince the listener of anything—it is what it is. Even when the instrumentation is quite simple, it still feels remarkably refined. It is similar to wine that needs no more time to age or decant. When one takes a drink (or in this case, a case) it is immediately clear: This is the finished product. 8/10 -- Chad Parsons (7 October, 2009)