The Contino Sessions Death in Vegas' songs lock into a groove and slowly burrow into your consciousness. Breezily sung by guest Dot Allison, "Dirge" is pulled along by… The Contino Sessions Death in Vegas' songs lock into a groove and slowly burrow into your consciousness. Breezily sung by guest Dot Allison, "Dirge" is pulled along by… Death in Vegas
Music Review

The Contino Sessions (1999)

EW's GRADE
B+

Details Lead Performance: Death in Vegas

Death in Vegas' songs lock into a groove and slowly burrow into your consciousness. Breezily sung by guest Dot Allison, ''Dirge'' is pulled along by its reptilian bass line, while ''Aladdin's Story'' is the Velvet Underground's idea of gospel. With their repetitive guitar riffs echoing against electronics, DIV aren't as flashy as fellow crossover masters the Chemical Brothers, but on The Contino Sessions, their appeal doesn't fade as quickly, either.

Originally posted Oct 01, 1999 Published in issue #505 Oct 01, 1999 Order article reprints
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